Family Hardware: Photo Preview

Director Dorinda Toner led a full-cast workshop of Family Hardware, which will enjoy three performances at the Fertile Ground Festival of New Works on January 24, 29, and 31, 2016 at Hipbone Studios. ...

Play write vs. Playwright

Playwright, or play writer? That is the question. For most of us who are engaged in this fascinating, collaborative creative exercise, the answer is the latter. Certainly this is true for me. I write ...

Let’s make Umpqua the last one.

Heartbreaking. Sickening. Twisted. Sad. Another mass shooting – this one, close to home. A shooter has killed at least seven and wounded another 20 or so at Umpqua Community College in southern ...

Pride goeth before the curtain

Tonight I’m attending a read-thru of my new (draft) play for Fertile Ground. It’s the second time in less than a week, and if this one goes like the first, a talented, experienced group of...

The City Club’s Street Fee Report

A committee of the City Club of Portland has released a report outlining the City of Portland’s dire need for street maintenance and repair funding, with funding recommendations that include a g...

Lessons 14 and 15: Keep telling your story

I’ve spent a good part of the last decade or two helping people improve the technical quality of their writing, be it a novel, memoir, technical document or even just a chart or graph. Elsewhere...

Welcome to my new site!

Welcome to Gary Corbin Writing! On this site, I’ll post articles, news and updates about my writing endeavors, be they of a technical, stage, narrative or other form. I’ll also post occasi...