Writing Tag

In both improv and writing, I think a lot of us have an impulse to leave things "open" and "general" if we possibly can. It's common to see beginning improvisers starting a scene with something like: A: "How's it going?" B: "Yeah, I'm alright, you?" A: "Yeah, everything's certainly fine with me." B: "Do...

Writers are famously well-adjusted social beings. I’m kidding: the kind of person who enjoys sitting alone with a laptop for hours on end, while trying to thoughtfully interpret the human condition, is obviously quite a strange creature. Meanwhile, improvisers have a lot of experience conveying and interpreting human interactions from...

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