Author Archives: alfla

About alfla

Playwright, screenwriter, sometime improv enthusiast and full-time television lover. You know, in THAT way.

Rip Me A Yarn, Stat: Buffy, Stories & The Toybox

There is nothing wrong with a good story. Say it again. One more time. There is nothing wrong with a good story. I, [INSERT FABULOUS NAME OF YOUR CHOOSING], do solemnly swear that there is nothing wrong with a good … Continue reading

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Script Consultation

A good script consultant is a writer’s best friend. From turning a cracking idea into a coherent plot, to putting a necessary sheen on dialogue and imagery, a knowledgeable outside pair of eyes can make all the difference. Who Am … Continue reading

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“?” – A Poem

Blind fumbling.  

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Tweak Me: Whitewashing, Theatre, And Writing About Writing About Race

I’ll make this short-ish and sweet, because I’m in a hurry, and I truly believe that when dealing with sensitive issues it’s very important to blast the thing out and never proof-read. So about a month a half ago I … Continue reading

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“Dupont & Davenport” – A Play

I performed the piece “Dupont & Davenport” – about love, loss, grief and ten-speed bikes – at the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014. Dupont & Davenport – IDGTF Draft

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“Elle T’a Manqué” – A Poem

Words where words won’t do.  

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Gender Quotas, #WakingTheFeminists, And The Fact That I’m The Best Writer In The World

I’m better than her. And her. And her. And her and her and her. I’m better than her at writing. I’m better than she’ll ever be. I’m better than him too, by the by. My BAME counter-part, my physically and … Continue reading

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