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Fiction, Monologues, Plays & More

Surviving a Double Fantasy

By Taylor Ashbrook A woman in her fifties sits alone at a bar. She wears mismatched, unkempt clothes, as though she didn’t pay attention when she put them on a … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Broken

BROKEN by Jeff Folschinsky SETTING: Inside a cemetery next to a single tombstone. There is a bench located next to a grave. AT RISE: It’s a cool fall afternoon. JEANNIE … Continue reading

February 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

Interview with Emily Charouhas, Playwright

Interview by Eclectic Voices Writer Jason Britt With Emily Charouhas, the author of the play Artificial Flowers playing at Zombie Joe’s Underground March 3 & 4 and March 11 & 12, 2017 … Continue reading

February 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Murder Scene

A Murder Scene by Jeff Folschinsky  SETTING: THE HALLWAY OF AN OFFICE BUILDING.         PSYCHIATRIST Henry, what are we doing here? HENRY Investigating. PSYCHIATRIST Investigating what? HENRY What … Continue reading

November 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

DMV

Part of the annual Halloween issue. Read at the 2016 Lit Crawl. by Mark Bate Ah, coffee, the great elixir of the afterlife. I just can’t seem to start my … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shadowboxer

By Jason Britt (singing Fiona Apple’s  “Shadowboxer” in the dark… lights up on naked man, knuckles wrapped in bandages, blood in his hair, maybe high on some substance…singing) Yeah, I’m … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Promise

by Jeff Folschinsky Do you believe that there are things out there, that are beyond our understanding? Like for instance that the universe itself is capable of being a living, … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

One Minute Play Challenge: Valentines

One Minute Play Challenge: Write a play with a Beginning, Middle and End that all happens in One Minute. Theme: Since next month is February the Theme will be Valentine’s Day. Doesn’t … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Shadow of Kings: Act 1, Scenes 3 & 4

a new play by Tyler Tanner  CLICK HERE to read Act 1, Scene 1 & 2A CLICK HERE to read Act 1, Scene 2B A Note from Tyler:  This is … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Black Dog

Part of the Eclectic Voices Halloween Issue by Sean M. Kozma Sleep is for the weak. Sleep is for prey. So says the black dog who lives at the edge … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

We’re Back & A Special Thank You

A Note from Eclectic Voices Coordinator Chelsea Sutton As you may or may not have noticed, Eclectic Voices took a little hiatus in August and September – we finished out … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

First Ever Eclectic Voices Reading Festival is Here!

The Eclectic Voices Writers Group has been toiling away all year long, and now the time has come – the first ever Eclectic Voices Reading Festival has arrived! Featuring readings … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Age of Reason

By Niki Blumberg WRITER’S NOTE: “(pause)” – unless otherwise noted – represents Randy, the unseen character, speaking. Pauses can vary in length, depending on Randy’s response, as decided by the director/actor. … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Shadow of Kings: Act 1, Scene 2b

a new play by Tyler Tanner  A Note from Tyler:  This is the first full length play that I wrote, so be gentle. The dialogue is admittedly heightened and still … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · 7 Comments

The Shadow of Kings: Act 1, Scene 1 & 2A

a new play by Tyler Tanner  A Note from Tyler:  This is the first full length play that I wrote, so be gentle. The dialogue is admittedly heightened and still … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nine Questions With: Eclectic Voices Writer Chelsea Sutton

Here at Eclectic Voices, we are just as interested in the behind-the-scenes madness of creative minds as we are in the final product. So, we decided to offer you some juicy … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

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a monologue by Ken Patton A woman, standing in an impossibly fluffy and frilly bridesmaid dress, faces the audience, at a slight angle, as she holds a bouquet. She has … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Nine Questions with: Eclectic Voices Writer Jeff Folschinsky

Here at Eclectic Voices, we are just as interested in the behind-the-scenes madness of creative minds as we are in the final product. So, we decided to offer you some … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

It Simply Was…

a monologue by Jeff Folschinsky Wedding Guest “Why don’t we just fuck, and get it out of our system.” I just stood there shocked on how seamlessly that phrase just … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Real Thing

a monologue by Chelsea Sutton A young caterer slumps in a chair, a dirty wrinkled apron tied around her waist, the clothes peppered in flour and splashes of different sauces … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Writer’s Block

a monologue by Mark Bate WRITER Why? Why is this happening? I don’t understand why I’m having problems with my writing. I’m finishing folding the laundry now, honey! Writing should … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Weight of Words: FINAL Part 13

a play by Laura Lee Bahr (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 2) (CLICK HERE to read … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Well Said

a monologue by Taylor Ashbrook Listen to the monologue performed by Ann Simmons: A woman, no particular age, no particular anything, has apparently been trying to make a point and … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The New Pilgrims

a monologue by Niki Blumberg Listen to the monologue performed by Taylor Ashbrook: SETTING: a small town in Southern Baja California. WRITER’S NOTE “(pause)” represents Carla, the unseen character, speaking. … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Weight of Words: Part 12

a play by Laura Lee Bahr (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 2) (CLICK HERE to read … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Monologue Show: The Big Day!

We’re doing another monologue show!  Over the last couple years, Eclectic Voices has produced several monologue shows,Funny How Things Work Out, Abstract Concepts, Signs from the Universe, All Over Again and The Theory … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Nine Questions with: Eclectic Voices Writer Taylor Ashbrook

Here at Eclectic Voices, we are just as interested in the behind-the-scenes madness of creative minds as we are in the final product. So, we decided to offer you some … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Weight of Words: Part 11

a play by Laura Lee Bahr (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 2) (CLICK HERE to read … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Weight of Words: Part 10

a play by Laura Lee Bahr (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 2) (CLICK HERE to read … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Reluctant Satanist

a monologue by Tyler Tanner Listen to the monologue performed by Sean M. Kozma here: Lights up. An acolyte, can be either a man or a woman, sits cross legged … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Moment for Magical Realism

a thought from Eclectic Voices Coordinator Chelsea Sutton This is how the conversation goes: Random Person: Oh, you’re a writer?  What kind of stuff do you write? Me: Plays and … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Theory of Silence: Fred

In June 2012, Eclectic Voices produced a completely original monologue play: The Theory of Silence, Details on a Disappearance. It grew out of a writing exercise surrounding the idea of … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Weight of Words: Part 9

a play by Laura Lee Bahr (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 2) (CLICK HERE to read … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Theory of Silence: Lily

In June 2012, Eclectic Voices produced a completely original monologue play: The Theory of Silence, Details on a Disappearance. It grew out of a writing exercise surrounding the idea of … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Random Act Of Randomness

a monologue by Jeff Folschinsky Listen to the monologue performed by Tyler Tanner here: I’ve been thinking about death lately. Mostly because of what happened to my Aunt Jenny. I … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Nine Questions With: Eclectic Voices Writer Tyler Tanner

Here at Eclectic Voices, we are just as interested in the behind-the-scenes madness of creative minds as we are in the final product. So, we decided to offer you some … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Just the Three of Us

a monologue by Ken Patton A lone, square or rectangular café table sits onstage. Four chairs surround the table, and our actor, MALE, mid-30’s or older, sits at the chair … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Weight of Words: Part 8

a play by Laura Lee Bahr (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 2) (CLICK HERE to read … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monologue Show: We’re No Heroes!

We’re doing another monologue show!  Over the last couple years, Eclectic Voices has produced several monologue shows, Funny How Things Work Out, Abstract Concepts, Signs from the Universe, All Over … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Weight of Words: Part 7

a play by Laura Lee Bahr (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 2) (CLICK HERE to read … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

7 New Years Resolutions for Writers

A Thought from Eclectic Voices Coordinator, Chelsea Sutton It hits around December 17.  You’re moving along like usual, maybe stressing out about various holiday to-do lists, over-indulging on the mounds … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Nine Questions With: Eclectic Voices Writer Ken Patton

Here at Eclectic Voices, we are just as interested in the behind-the-scenes madness of creative minds as we are in the final product.  So, we decided to offer you some … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Weight of Words: Part 6

a play by Laura Lee Bahr The continuation of ACT1, Scene 1: Mercy and The Dress of Eleanora Duse (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Weight of Words: Part 4

a play by Laura Lee Bahr The continuation of ACT1, Scene 1: Mercy and The Dress of Eleanora Duse (CLICK HERE to read The Weight of Words: Part 1) (CLICK … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment