Hillary DePiano

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Tips for performing a fantasy play and making magic & special effects on a school budget

Tips for performing a fantasy play and making magic & special effects on a school budget

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Evergreen, Me, but Elsewhere, The Green Bird, The Love of Three Oranges | 0 comments

I did a guest post for the Playscripts blog on Friday called Frugal Fantasy: Making Magic on a Less Than Fantastical Budget filled with tips for making magical effects happen on the stage even if you’re working on a school or community theatre budget. It’s filled with examples from both The Love of Three Oranges and The Green Bird so head on...

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My play, Weak Days, to be featured in The Chameleon Theatre Circle’s New Play Festival this November

My play, Weak Days, to be featured in The Chameleon Theatre Circle’s New Play Festival this November

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Me, but Elsewhere, Weak Days | 0 comments

In all the hubbub lately, I forgot to share that my play, Weak Days, won in the one-act category of The Chameleon Theatre Circle’s 16th Annual New Play Contest. They’ll be a reading of the play with minimal staging at The Chameleon Theatre Circle’s New Play Festival on Saturday, November 7, 2015. I love this weird little play and I’m so...

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Did anyone notice my cameo in Writer’s Digest’s NaNoWriMo issue?

Did anyone notice my cameo in Writer’s Digest’s NaNoWriMo issue?

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in External Stimuli, Me, but Elsewhere, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) | 0 comments

One thing we’ve just got to discuss before NaNoWriMo ends is the fact that Writer’s Digest actually did a whole issue devoted to NaNoWriMo. It was even the cover story! The whole issue was packed with tips about writing a novel in a month and support for the event. But, wait… …what’s that? Up there by the little pull quote on...

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Meanwhile, on my other blogs…

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Me, but Elsewhere | 0 comments

Don’t read all the sites I blog for? Here’s a peek at what you’ve been missing: I’m a target for spammers… because of my name? On “de” piano spam I’m always getting. I am constantly being bombarded on Twitter by spam for… pianos. It’s weird because usually the only large instruments a spammer is interested in is the one in your pants....

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Meanwhile, on my other blogs…

Meanwhile, on my other blogs…

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Me, but Elsewhere | 0 comments

Don’t read all the sites I blog for? Here’s a peek at what you’ve been missing: Here’s one fan’s account of what it was like to meet Jim Cummings at a conventio… Here’s one fan’s account of what it was like to meet Jim Cummings at a convention. Great info (and some pictures) for those wondering what it’s...

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Meanwhile, on my other blogs…

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Me, but Elsewhere | 0 comments

Don’t read all the sites I blog for? Here’s a peek at what you’ve been missing: Apparently I don’t deserve to take breaks after all After writing this post, I decided that I needed to have “You deserve to take breaks!” written somewhere prominent where I would see it every day. I have a dry erase board above my computer (which...

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