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Conrad Bishop

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55 years of theatre work & writing in collaboration with Elizabeth Fuller. Ph.D. Stanford, but left college teaching to found a professional theatre ensemble, Theatre X, then formed The Independent Eye, now in its 41st season. 60+ plays & revues produced, both by the Eye and theatres nationally, as well as 4 public radio series. Bishop & Fuller twice recipients of NEA writing fellowships. Many years of national touring. Raised in Midwest, lived in Chicago, Milwaukee, Lancaster, Philadelphia, and now Sebastopol, CA. Began writing prose fiction in 2012.

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—From CB—

Thursday we drove down to Santa Cruz for Thanksgiving. We, our son Eli and his wife and three in-laws. A good time was had by all, and a lot of food. Despite time taken to chew, conversation was non-stop: the trials of moving, calming the dog, Mark Twain and Tobias Wolff, circus skills, real estate, current cat behavior, Queen for a Day, Facebook gripes, the food, on and on

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" Length and breaks? For me it depends on the pace of the story, and I suffer the misfortune of no-two-stories-alike. But I second the suggestions of st ...more "
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" It varies. Ideas have come from (a) discovering the unknown past of a friend; (b) reading my daughter’s book report; (c) being commissioned; (d) makin ...more "
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" Just adding my agreement to those saying go ahead and write it honestly, and lose the readers who don't like it; there's a whole lotta other books the ...more "
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" Short answer is: try a chapter in present, rewrite it in past, see what works best. Ditto 1st or 3rd. I too find present-tense odd, but if it works it ...more "
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“What doesn't work is to worry harder. Gotta keep our faith in human incompetence. No matter how hard we try to screw things up, we're only human: good chance we'll screw up the screwing-up.
-From Bishop & Fuller's "Survival.”
Conrad Bishop

“What doesn't work is to worry harder. Gotta keep our faith in human incompetence. No matter how hard we try to screw things up, we're only human: good chance we'll screw up the screwing-up.
-From Bishop & Fuller's "Survival.”
Conrad Bishop

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