Am I a Penelope?

Last night I saw The Penelopiad at the Citadel. I’m not sure about the play, but I loved the idea; what was it like for Penelope those 20 years Odysseus was away? And why DID he kill her servants? What was the point? After what happened the last few days, writing anything pertaining to MEContinue reading “Am I a Penelope?”

Because I don’t know what to say.

Because somewhere in the world, every day, a bomb goes off somewhere – a landmine long forgotten, a shell fired at someone miles away so the firer doesn’t have to see who he’s killed, a homemade bomb in the London Underground, an explosion at one of the most famous public events in the world. AndContinue reading “Because I don’t know what to say.”

A meeting with a twist of lemon…if that’s your thing.

Generally, Annual General Meetings are rather dry. But we’re writers, THEATRE writers, and at the last board meeting of Alberta Playwrights Network, we thought “We’re more fun than this! Think of something!” So first, appetizers and cocktails, and then playwrights and other theatre folk meet and vote for new members, and then we really eat.Continue reading “A meeting with a twist of lemon…if that’s your thing.”

Amalgamating

I, Heather that is, have finally decided that maintaining two blogs is tedious. I had the notion it’d be wise to keep separate my personal blog — keeping it more about writing and the stuff going on in my own head — and this one, Take a Bite Productions, solely about my professional world. LastContinue reading “Amalgamating”

Still writing…

I can’t believe I haven’t talked at all about the readings at Peep Show this past Sunday. Simply amazing. The number of people who told me, after hearing the first ten minutes of Marathon/Sprint…”That is MY mother…oh my God!” Hee hee hee! The actors loved doing it, the audience loved hearing it, ALL of theContinue reading “Still writing…”

Peep Show TODAY

So today is the day. Come to Skirts Afire and hear a snippet of my play Marathon/Sprint and four other wonderful shows at Alberta Avenue Community League today at 2 pm! Admission by donation — tell everyone you know, and see you there! And for a bit of extra fun, check out Theatre Alberta’s veryContinue reading “Peep Show TODAY”

More Skirts today – Peep Show tomorrow! Spring AHEAD.

So Skirts Afire is now in full swing — more events today, all afternoon and evening! Because it’s always tricky — tomorrow everything and everyone jumps ahead one hour, so to catch Peep Show, be sure to be at The Alberta Avenue Community League by 2 pm Daylight Savings Time tomorrow, Sunday, March 10. AndContinue reading “More Skirts today – Peep Show tomorrow! Spring AHEAD.”