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David Neilsen is a classically trained actor and professional storyteller from Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow who has performed all over New York City, Westchester County, and the Hudson Valley. Specializing in traumatizing children for life during the Halloween season, he has performed in such locations as the New York Botanical Gardens, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, and Washington Irving’s Sunnyside in addition to warping minds at various schools and birthday parties. He has also created a number of one-man shows based on the works of author H.P. Lovecraft, as well as an educational show based on the life of Revolution-era British Spy, Major John Andre.

His debut Middle Grade novel, Doctor Fell and the Playground of Doom--published by Crown Books
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David Neilsen I don't so much have a summer reading list as I have a big bookcase in the attic loaded with books for me to read. When I finish something, I go up th…moreI don't so much have a summer reading list as I have a big bookcase in the attic loaded with books for me to read. When I finish something, I go up there, select the next one based on what I feel like reading at that particular moment, and start reading then and there.

Though generally not in the attic.(less)
David Neilsen I have lots of different ways to tackle Writer's Block. If it's something that I don't have to work on at that particular moment (say a new story idea…moreI have lots of different ways to tackle Writer's Block. If it's something that I don't have to work on at that particular moment (say a new story idea) then I just move on to something else. If I have to work on it RIGHT NOW, one thing I'll often do is pace in circles around my living room swinging a plastic baseball bat absently in the air.

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This coming Friday, December 11, at 7PM, I will be in a Zoom production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It. It’s going to be a very interesting performance. Shakespeare over Zoom. Wild. Here’s the link. This post is not about the performance. It is about the play itself, as written. I think Shakespeare got … Continue reading "When Shakespeare Gets Lazy" Read more of this blog post »
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