BRASS Audio Teaser!

We’re in final edits of Season One of BRASS: The Audio Series, and wanted to share with you our first teaser, which is being sent out to our radio affiliates today! If you’ve got a minute (or a minute and five seconds, to be precise), listen in for an introduction, featuring a scene from Episode Two and the  battle on … Read More

How White is Your Steampunk, or, What Color is Your Gurkha?

A couple of years back, I was talking to my friend Ron about the remarkable openness and diversity I’d just seen at a Steampunk convention, how they were so inclusive of age and alternate genders, so welcoming to people with disabilities, so celebratory of different body types. He smiled at my description then said, “It is remarkable. Sometimes you’ll even … Read More

Feminist Filming: no BS need apply

On Tuesday John & I attended Seattle Webseries MeetUp, a monthly shindig discussing all things webseries related. This was our first appearance. When I RSVP’d, the moderator invited me to be a panelist on a small round table on this month’s discussion,“Women in Webseries”. I don’t consider myself a woman in webseries. We at Battleground Productions haven’t produced a webseries … Read More

Yum- Litigious!

“So you wanna be a rock and roll star…” Or, more directly relevant, a producer of movies. I mean who doesn’t want to be an artist/storyteller these days? With the drop in costs associated with making movies, everyone and their brother is bringing their visions to life on computer screens around the nation. And that’s a good thing. But, as … Read More

Meet Us @ Portland’s GearCon

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We have been invited to present in Portland for GearCon 2015. Another steampunk specific convention on this ever growing circuit, GearCon celebrates this wild subculture of steam-powered machinery, ornate corsets, and a futuristic re-imagining of the past.  Last year, John gave a reading from his second novel currently in process, Percy & Reggie & the Sylphs of the Underearth (wicked … Read More

The Statistician

Not much that’s creative or interesting ever comes out of an argument on Facebook. But “The Statistician” did. Along with several dozen other Seattle playwrights I was invited back in late spring to come up with a pair of One Minute Plays for a Festival at ACT Theatre. The producers had told us the theme was simple: whatever was foremost … Read More