Scene 5 INT. AN UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR SITS AT HER DESK IN THE OFFICE TENDING TO EACH CALL WITH CARE. FLORENCE Hi, thank you for calling Humble and Humane, the domestic violence service for all, how can we help you today? Are you in a safe place? CALLER (O.S.) Yes, I’m in a safe place.Continue reading “Her Office: Act 1 Scene 5”
Scene 3 FADE IN:DINA IS A COLLEGE SOPHOMORE THAT LIVES OFF CAMPUS AND IS CATCHING THE BUS As Dina waits at the bus stop. DINA I wish I wasn’t always late, I hate public transportation. The bus arrives. Dina arrives at the office. BEATRICE You’re late. DINA I caught the bus. BEATRICE There’s no excuse,Continue reading “Her Office: Act 1 Scene 3”
Scene 2 INT. OFFICE– AFTERNOON One cubicle is well lit. Michelle and Deborah are gossiping in front of a computer. MICHELLE Girl, did you see that video of Tomi Lahren acting out? DEBORAH White women, they ain’t got nothing better to do. MICHELLE And to think we work for one DEBORAH You better stop beforeContinue reading “Her Office: Act 1 Scene 2”
Scene 1 FADE IN: BEATRICE, THE LEAD MANAGER, SITS BEHINDS THE DESK INTERVIEWING A BLACK GIRL. BEATRICE We are not hiring. GIRL Why not? BEATRICE Because we aren’t, you can’t work here GIRL Remember when I organized your office, you were ecstatic. BEATRICE That was then, this is now. GIRL I need this job,Continue reading “Her Office: Act 1 Scene 1”
If you’re a writer you probably came to the craft wanting to express something. If it didn’t have anything to do with your personal life perhaps you needed to get your voice across about an event, opinion, or even retell a story. In that way, you knew that you had words that needed to makeContinue reading “How to Make the Personal Political: On Making Statements in Fiction Work”
Recently, I wrote a blog post about the ways that you can spend no more than $300 as an entrepreneur, in general, but while we’re on that same topic, this is specifically to the self-starting college student who wants to know how to be an Indie Author on a tight budget.