Column by Karina Wilson
Happy 450th birthday, William Shakespeare! Lurid takes a look at the Bard's hard-on for violence and gore, which has been delighting bloodthirsty playgoers for centuries.
Column by Karina Wilson March 7, 2014
Christopher Marlowe, troublemaking trailblazer, forever the second-greatest Elizabethan dramatist, celebrates his 450th birthday this year. Lurid takes a look at his colorful life and legacy.
Column by Richard Thomas
Is your dramatic structure intact? Study Freytag's Triangle to see if it is.
Column by Chris Rosales December 21, 2012
There is a symbiotic "formal" relationship between situation and scene. A clearly defined dramatic-situation enhances the tension of your scenes, and more scenes ensure deeper exploration of premise.