A man crosses from stage right to stage left leading another man by a chain attached to the latter’s collar. The latter man is crawling on all fours, like a dog.   The… Continue reading

Teacher/Student (Writing Challenge Day 23)

It’s late and I’m sleepy so I’ll just quote something I revised for Magkano. Do comment, especially if you know the story of Magkano. I’m trying something new for the character of Rick… Continue reading

Hotel at the Edge of the World (Writing Challenge Day 22)

Again, another story idea for the fantasy round of cw111. Argh, I have so many ideas! Again, yes, this is fiction but let’s just not pretend it’s not a play masquerading as fiction.… Continue reading

Untethered (Writing Challenge Day 21)

MAN You let him lose again?   WIFE He ran away!   MAN You couldn’t have catched him?   WIFE You know how fast he is. You try!   MAN Yeah, I will.… Continue reading

The Holy Fire: Part 1 (Writing Challenge Day 20)

Just trying to throw some ideas for cw111’s fantasy story. Not sure if this is the narrative I’m doing though. Yes, I’m aware it’s fiction but let’s not pretend it’s not a play… Continue reading

Public CR (Writing Challenge Day 19)

(halaw sa isang linya ng tulang ‘INERTIA’ ng kaklase ko sa CW120) Nasa public CR si Mike. Katok. Bubuksan ni Mike ang pinto. Nandoon si James. MIKE What? JAMES (ngingiti) Hi. MIKE (titingnan… Continue reading

H (Writing Challenge Day 18)

Filipino naman para maiba. This is an excerpt of a play I’m working on entitled Magkano. This is a major revision I’ve added for today.   RICK Ano ba tunay mong pangalan? JOE… Continue reading

The House is Burning (Writing Challenge Day 17)

A burning house. An impatient man in a suit walks out of it. Sirens are heard as twenty-seven firemen rush in from stage left to douse the impatient man with imaginary water before… Continue reading

Vageena (Writing Challenge Day 16)

Superwoman enters the stage. It is around four am. She is sweaty. Her lipstick has smeared, her hair is in disarray. In her right hand, she holds her four-inch stilletoes, her feet sore… Continue reading

Man and Superwoman (Writing Challenge Day 15)

MAN (as MAN) Everytime I look in the mirror I see you. (as SUPERWOMAN) Try glasses. (as MAN) You’ve always been sardonic. (as SUPERWOMAN) I try. You’ve always liked sassy girls. (as MAN)… Continue reading