Books, Plays, Essays, & More

Books

What You Need to Know to Be a Pro: The Business Start-Up Guide for Publishers. No longer in print, but copies are still available from Medusa’s Muse Press. 2nd edition coming soon!

Bridges the gap between Publishing and Business. Designed as a guide for both traditional and self-publishers, What You Need to Know to Be a Pro takes you step by step through the creation of a publishing business, from choosing a name and getting a resale license, to paying royalties and collecting sales tax. It also shows the process of creating a book, from applying for an ISBN and working with an author, to editing and design. With helpful advice from industry experts and an extensive resource list, What You Need to Know to Be a Pro will help you become a professional and successful publisher.

Punk Rock Saved My Ass: An Anthology. edited by Terena Scott and Jane Mackay. Available from Amazon.com, Powells Books and your local Indy bookstore.

Here are the true stories from people whose lives were transformed and empowered by the frenetic, questioning, creative energy of punk rock; stories and poems written by punks from the USA and Europe, who share their unique vision on what it means to be punk. Written by musicians, teachers, artists, librarians, nurses, bakers, parents, and social workers, the stories are funny, sometimes tragic, and always surprising. Punk Rock Saved My Ass explores the strength of the punk movement to positively impact an individual’s life by providing a community to those who feel lost, by rousing a person to do it herself, and by inspiring all to push the boundaries of their own creativity. You may never listen to a punk rock album again the same way.

Stage Plays

The Guru. A modern day comedy in two acts, inspired by the play, “Tartuff” by Molier.

Prince Charming. A comedy in two acts set in L.A. in 1932. How far would you go to save your family from financial ruin?

Flutter, Flutter, HIC. A one act for children. Can a fairy still fly with the hiccups?

Choices. A ten minute drama set at a high school reunion. When two old sweethearts meet again, will they make the same choice?

The Wedding Party. A ten minute comedy about the desperate lengths we’ll go for romance. Includes a sword fight.

Essays and Short Stories

Whole and Wellan essay about raising a child with a disability. Published in Hip Mama.

Smackdown! an essay about my secret love for professional wrestling. Published in Hip Mama.

The Gift. a short story about Van Gogh. to be published in an upcoming fiction anthology.

Fear is my Enemy (working title). to be published in upcoming anthology inspired by Pema Chodron.

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