Eclectic Voices

Fiction, Monologues, Plays & More

Party City

Part of our annual Halloween issue. Read at the 2016 Lit Crawl. by Niki Blumberg Location: Early Halloween morning. A Party City store in Tilden, New Hampshire. Every Halloween begins … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Ticking Of My Heart

Part of the Halloween Issue 2015 By Jeff Folschinsky  She could hear the ticking of the pocket watch. Like the unending heartbeat, it’s gears moved along, pulsating with life. Life … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Out of Body

Part of January’s Writing Challenge:  You wake up, or gain consciousness, in a different body. What? How? Why? What do you do now?    By Sean M. Kozma Susan didn’t … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Gingerbread Girl

This story was inspired by a photo from AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.  Click on the AWKARD to the left or on the link at the bottom to see the image. a monologue by … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Grandpa’s Secret Recipe

This story was inspired by a photo from AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.  Click on the AWKARD to the left or on the link at the bottom to see the image. by Tyler Tanner … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dad Kept the Shawl

by Taylor Ashbrook Digging through one of his father’s old trunks, Dennis sneezed. He rocked back on his heels for a moment, rubbing the tickle from his nose. It was … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

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

Do You Love Me?

Part of the Eclectic Voices Halloween Issue By Jeff Folschinsky   “Do you love me?” It was a question that had been asked many times. but this year Christy had … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

PART TWO: Turning Around

by Taylor Ashbrook John waited. Let Tommy try to do it alone. But the rocks, though smooth and mostly flat, were put together like a rough mosaic. There were deep … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

PART ONE: Stepping to the Edge

by Taylor Ashbrook Carla stood on the rocks. Her long strawberry hair was pulled up in a swirl of curls on top of her head, early streaks of gray shining … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 4 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

Excerpt from LAZARUS

by Sean M. Kozma The following is a excerpt from Sean M. Kozma’s work-in-progress novel Lazarus.  Feedback is welcomed!       Prologue My name is Lazarus and I was … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

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

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

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

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