Using verbal slight of hand to keep readers off balance.
How much do reading and writing go hand in hand?
I very rarely use writing prompts. This is usually because I don’t have much trouble initiating a writing project. I can almost always think of something to write. It’s converting it to meaningful output that’s the challenge. My method is to start writing, regardless of how it sounds, then once I have something on the … Continue reading Author’s Intent: Writing Prompts
G. M. Lupo will be the featured guest on the Voice of Indie Podcast hosted by Beem Weeks & Stephen Geez on Wednesday, February 17, at 8:00 p.m. Follow the link to access the podcast and phone in questions for the author.
The Square, Decatur, Georgia, 9 August 2009. I’m formulating a definition of my writing style based on my recent work, which has been focused on my hometown of Atlanta. The name I’ve devised is Southern NeoRealism and I’m working to develop characteristics of it, based on common themes in my writing. For instance, a character’s … Continue reading Southern NeoRealism: A Working Draft
With the exception of the screenplay, in which not even Rebecca is featured as a character, Claire Belmonte has been in every iteration of Rebecca, Too since the incomplete first draft, predating Leah as a character, though Claire has evolved considerably over time. She is also a major character throughout Fables of the New South, … Continue reading Expanded Universe, Claire
Some years ago, I started working on a story about the late-90s tech boom in Atlanta, which featured as its main character a web developer turned entrepreneur named David Cairo (pronounced Kay-ro, like the town in Georgia). I created the rough outline of a story and several chapters, but never fully fleshed out the material … Continue reading Expanded Universe, Alyssa
Shakespeare's best known tragedy is the story of two star-crossed lovers, who, in death, end their families' conflict. Despite being hailed as a great romance, Romeo and Juliet is, in no way, a love story, but very much about individual responsibility and the consequences of making decisions in the heat of passion. Romeo is very … Continue reading Not a Love Song: The Tragedy of Juliet
Raised by Wolves Productions will be presenting Round and Round, a one-act play by G. M. Lupo at Fringe Festival Atlanta 2015. Location and showtimes: The International Montessori Academy, 1240 Euclid Ave. in Little Five Points Atlanta, GA. Thursday, June 4th at 8:00 PM Friday, June 5th at 9:30 PM Saturday, June 6th at 3:30 PM … Continue reading Round & Round by G. M. Lupo at Fringe Festival Atlanta 2015
My play A Mother and Child Disunion, presented as part of OnStage Atlanta's 2015 "Spring Shorts" festival of short plays. Recorded 22 March 2015. Directed by Nat Martin Rose: Amy Johnson Angie: Maggie Schneider Daniel: Dre Camacho