An Idea..A Gift…A new Play and now a Novel! (part two)

short plays mystery,murder mystery, short plays, short plays for the young actor, short plays for teens,   This past Tuesday I started the story about where the idea came, from to write this play.  Here is the rest of the excerpt…..if you like it, write to me and I’ll send you the script,  FREE!  (offer expires 12/1/13) 
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Next TUESDAY,  I offer twelve TIPS on how to write a stage play!
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(MONTY resumes to paint for a few beats. A door slams down on the street and a woman’s voice is heard.)

VOICE (Off.) Hello, Samantha. Where’re you off to in such a rush?

(MONTY rushes to the window and looks down.)

SAMANTHA. (Voice Off.) Hi, Mrs. Jessup. Just got a call. They want me to audition. Do I look all right?

VOICE (Off.) You’re a blonde now, dear. And so quick!

SAMANTHA. (Voice Off.) It’s a..um…a wig..for the audition.

VOICE (Off.) Well, brunette or blonde, you look lovely, as always.

SAMANTHA. (Voice Off.) Do you need anything from the market? I’m stopping by on my way home.

VOICE (Off.) A quart of milk, if you can, dear. And a half pound of locks if it’s fresh.

SAMANTHA. (Voice Off.) You got it, Mrs. J.

VOICE (Off.) Wait just a moment, I’ll get my pocket book.

SAMANTHA. (Voice Off.) No, it’s okay. You can pay me when I get home. Gotta go…..see you later.

VOICE (Off.) You’re such a good girl. Bye.

(MONTY resumes to paint for a few beats. A door slams down on the street and a woman’s voice is heard.)

VOICE (Off.) Hello, Samantha. Where’re you off to in such a rush?

(MONTY rushes to the window and looks down.)

SAMANTHA. (Voice Off.) Hi, Mrs. Jessup. Just got a call. They want me to audition. Do I look all right?

VOICE (Off.) You’re a blonde now, dear. And so quick!to read the entire post

SAMANTHA. (Voice Off.) It’s a..um…a wig..for the audition.murder mysteries, one act plays, Trisha Sugarek

VOICE (Off.) Well, brunette or blonde, you look lovely, as always.

(Excerpt: “The Art of Murder“)  Click here to read Part I

It was such fun writing this one act and I want to thank that long-ago crew member for gifting me with this story Texas, comedy, stage play, Trisha Sugarek, murderidea.  Remember, take inspiration wherever it is offered, even if it is years later. 

UPDATE:  Since this writing “The Art of Murder” the novella is published and available here and on

www.amazon.com.  It is also available in audio books at www.audible.com

It is now part of a series, ‘The World of Murder’ and I am currently working on Book 2.
The Dance of Murder

 

 

 

 

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