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Why Bother?

I must admit that I’d never been particularly comfortable with the notion of a blog, not to mention the word itself (which, to me, sounds vaguely disgusting). They’d always seemed a little too narcissistic and self-involved to my mind - all that time spent writing out what’s on your mind for public consumption. I mean, what on earth does that have to do with playwriting? Well…er…all right, never mind.

So...that said, here’s my first confession: this is actually my second one. I have another on a website that is specific to one of my plays. I had decided that it might be interesting to track the progress of a play I wrote earlier this year (”A Cure for the Common Cold”), keeping a record of its journey from submission to production (in a best case scenario, of course). And, much to my surprise, I found I rather enjoyed doing it. Like this one, it has little to do with any sort of need to share my every tedious thought with anyone willing to listen. In fact, the other blog is password p…