Life, podcast, Theatre

Update: I’m here and not here in 2020

Friends, I have been blogging on this site since 2012! Amazing! In the last two years, however, most of my work has transitioned to Artist Soapbox where I post about upcoming events related to the podcast and my audio fiction work. If social media platforms are your jam, then Artist Soapbox is on Facebook, Twitter,… Continue reading Update: I’m here and not here in 2020

podcast, Theatre

Podcaster on a podcast! I’m on RDU on Stage!

Ep. 25: The Comeback of the Audio Drama with Tamara Kissane Friends, I'm excited and nervous to tell you that I'm on a a guest. For the first time. Lauren Van Hemert with RDU on Stage was kind enough to talk with me about my upcoming audio drama MASTER BUILDER, the Artist Soapbox podcast,… Continue reading Podcaster on a podcast! I’m on RDU on Stage!

Life, Parenting, podcast, Theatre

Stretching 2018 into 2019

"The days are long and the years are short." I've mostly heard that saying applied to parenting young children, and in my life that's certainly true. A full day with a toddler who doesn't nap is a LONG day. These weeks off from school have been LONG, not necessarily bad, but definitely long. "The days… Continue reading Stretching 2018 into 2019

podcast, Theatre


Friends, I have an event on Sunday at Shadowbox Studio in Durham, NC. See the publicity blurb below, and below that some of the notes that I'm making for the opening remarks. Tickets are still available and if you are local, I'd love to see you there and get your input! Thanks, t PUBLICITY BLURB:… Continue reading RESPECT THE WORK on July 8

podcast, Theatre

The exposure of a solo episode on success

“I'm afraid I can't explain myself, sir. Because I am not myself, you see?” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland NOT YET, anyway.  I'm working on it. I'm preparing a solo podcast episode that will launch on Monday and it's scaring the shit out of me. Episode 029 of Artist Soapbox will begin with "I'm… Continue reading The exposure of a solo episode on success

podcast, Theatre

Refining and defining success: my first talk!

[Scroll down to read an actual excerpt from the talk I'm planning to give] I'm speaking live on April 13 at 9:00 pm, after HONEST PINT’S performance of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY! THE PRESS & INFO: Tamara Kissane is presenting for HOME BREW, “a series featuring NC artists, writers, musicians, and actors sharing… Continue reading Refining and defining success: my first talk!


The benefits of comparison

This is Part II of a blogversation on the Artist Soapbox site about comparing ourselves to other artists. Read Part I, by Mara Thomas too. ** Over churros at Cocoa Cinnamon, Mara and I spent some time talking about what she termed “low-frequency comparison.”  Low-frequency comparison is the kind of comparison you use to make… Continue reading The benefits of comparison


Poll closes on Thursday at 5:03pm

Friends, Take a break? Take a poll. Four questions, anonymous, helpful to 2018 planning. A quick and easy good deed for your day! Artist Soapbox First Inaugural Four Quick Question Poll -- here! Creating a podcast is a little like talking into the void. The relationship can feel one-sided. I'm aiming for a genuine conversation;… Continue reading Poll closes on Thursday at 5:03pm


The launch

When I uploaded the first episode of Artist Soapbox on September 1, I didn't know what to expect. Now, five weeks later, the podcast has built increasing momentum and has the potential to soar. With minimal advertising (some Facebook posting), Artist Soapbox already has 200 unique listeners which has translated to hundreds of downloaded episodes. I believe… Continue reading The launch