I’m not discouraged, but I now realize I’m in a place where I need to stop seeking validation. This is something I’ve been working through in my own life and somewhat in therapy, but I believe it’s time I put it fully to practice. For that reason, I’ve decided I’m going to stop submitting andContinue reading “Taking a Step Back: Reflecting on Writing and Validation”
CW: drug use Level 1 – Preparation “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” is always the song with which to begin. At least, he believes that. He lets Part I rev up as he pulls the baggie from his back pocket. Every time, without fail, it shimmers like a tiny Christmas snowfall. He scoops itContinue reading “States of Loneliness”
I’m so excited that my full-length play Happy Pills is being adapted into an audio/radio play and is heading to Oregon Fringe Festival 2021 at the end of April. I’ll have more later, but I hope you will tune in to hear my post-apocalyptic dystopian sapphic play. The actors are blowing me away, and soContinue reading “Announcing Happy Pills at Oregon Fringe Festival 2021!”
COMING SOON A LOVE STORY LIKE NO OTHER [Enter TABITHA, standing imposingly in front of the Old Capitol. She’s small and cute, but not exactly your typical manic pixie dream girl. She crosses her arms. Tries to look tough.] IN A CITY LIKE NO OTHER [Shots of Iowa City on a weekend night: smokers outsideContinue reading “Cheesy Love: a very fake rom-com trailer”
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Hi, I’m Alyssa. I’m a writer, theatre artist, ESL instructor, and MA student just sharing my thoughts. If something resonates with you, I’m glad!
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