Reflections & Decisions

Posted By Theatre, Women, Writing

Happy holidays, everybody! We hope you’re all enjoying a bit of a break as you wrap up the CRAZY year that was 2015! As December comes to a close, the girls and I wanted to drop you a line to say thank you SO. VERY. MUCH. for all of your support this year. In creating […]

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Creative Writing Spaces

#MondayMorningMuse: Jess Watkin (yes, our Jess Watkin)

Posted By Women, Writing

If you’ve been following our blog, you’ll note that Jessica Watkin (Festival Administrator extraordinaire) has been a frequent contributor of late. It’s a fact that’s easy enough to glean through observance. Something that’s not quite as simple to understand through sight alone is the fact that Jess Watkin has none. Sight, I mean. Actually that’s […]

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Notes on Self Care from the Desk of the Festival Administrator

Posted By Theatre, Writing

Hello there, Let me properly introduce myself. My name is Jess and I am the Festival Administrator for the Muddy Mary Project. I also co-wrote one of the festival’s three shows for 2015: Finding Temperance. I am a recent University graduate with a double major in English and theatre, am on the cusp of beginning […]

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“Write Drunk, Edit Sober”

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Even though submissions for The Muddy Mary Project’s 2015 festival are now closed, if you’re reading this, you’re likely a creative person. And let’s be honest… sometimes the creative gates fly right open when you’re a little bit tipsy. It’s true, even Hemingway said so. So, because it’s Friday and you hopefully don’t have to […]

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Cleo’s Words on Words

Posted By Theatre, Writing

My favourite app on my phone is the dictionary. I know what you’re thinking “This girl sounds super cool and really fun,” to which I say, “thank you, I am.” I love so many things about this app. I love that it doesn’t yell at me to check notifications. I love that it tells me […]

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5 Reasons To Get Outside This Spring

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To cure writer’s block or spark a new idea, we have been suggesting for a few weeks that you get outside and be inspired by the world around you. We can’t imagine why you’d disagree with being outside in the sushine, but here are our top 5 reasons to get out there and get motivated. […]

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Jess on Disney & Collective Creation

Posted By Theatre, Writing

I was recently reading a copy of the Harvard Business Review’s “Interviews With CEOs” which may seem odd, but it was fascinating. One of the interviews was with Michael Eisner, who in 1995 was the CEO at Disney. This interview was particularly interesting to me because Eisner, while speaking of the creative team coming up […]

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5 Writing Prompts To Help Break Through The Block

Posted By Writing

Are you having a tough time starting/finishing your submission for The Muddy Mary Project? Do you have a serious case of writer’s block? We get it. Writer’s block can creep up on you and seriously mess with your productivity. Severe cases can even result in depression, irritation and computers being thrown against walls. We don’t […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Emma Thompson

Posted By Film, Theatre, Writing

Unlike our previous Monday Morning Muses, Emma Thompson is an extremely well-known human being, and our decision to profile her today is based not on her personal life story or hidden accomplishments but rather on the quality of her highly accredited work. Not only has she been regarded as “the best British actress of her […]

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It’s Friday, Friday…

Posted By Writing

Happy Friday, Friends! Alas, the most glorious day of the week is upon us (excluding Saturday and Sunday—obviously) and the weekend is so close we can almost taste it. But if you’re anything like us gals, you know that sometimes weekends aren’t relaxing. Sometimes you’re stuck doing unfinished work from the week or writing a […]

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