Monday, July 9, 2018

New Release! I Think We're Alone Now by David-Matthew Barnes

The new short story I Think We're Alone Now by bestselling author David-Matthew Barnes is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Story: Snowed in at the record store he works at, Elijah's night takes an interesting turn when Clifton, a stranded folk rock star, walks through the front door.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Script of the Week: Let's Not Confuse the Situation by David-Matthew Barnes

LET'S NOT CONFUSE THE SITUATION
A One-Act Play by David-Matthew Barnes
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man
Genre: Seriocomic/Dramedy
Tags + Themes: Dating, Relationships
Audience: Adult Subject Matter
Monologue: Janessa
Production Rights: Blue Dasher Press



Let's Not Confuse the Situation by David-Matthew Barnes is our Script of the Week.

Having been burned by bad relationships in the past, Janessa Martin battles over her decision to give her new boyfriend, Colby Varner, a key to her apartment. As past issues begin to surface for both, Janessa and Colby are forced to address the fact they don't fully trust each other and why.

This bittersweet short play features roles for 1 woman and 1 man. Both characters are in their late 20's/early 30's.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Script of the Week: It's a Pleasure to Be Sad by David-Matthew Barnes

IT'S A PLEASURE TO BE SAD
Pay-what-you-want digital copy
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (characters are teens)
Genre: Drama
Tags + Themes: 1960's, Depression, Classism, Los Angeles,
Dating, High School
Audience: High School
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Monologue: Cathy
Production Rights: Blue Dasher Press

It's a Pleasure to Be Sad by David-Matthew Barnes is our Script of the Week.

Set in 1967, Cathy is haunted by images of the Watts Riots, an event she watched from her bedroom window two years ago. Dawson is conflicted with guilt and feels responsible for Cathy’s happiness while trying to understand the bizarre behavior of her wealthy parents as his own family struggles with poverty.

This dramatic short plays features roles for 1 woman and 1 man. Both characters are in high school.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

New Release! Riding with James Dean by David-Matthew Barnes


David-Matthew's new young adult novella Riding with James Dean is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the book: When seventeen-year-old Johnny moves to a sleepy new town and meets the enigmatic Marco, the glamorous Mary, and the punk princess Jemma, his summer nights are soon filled with friendship and love.

"Barnes has created an ethereal, otherworldliness that is captivating...told with sensitivity. You can feel the love Barnes has for his characters with every word...the ambiance is rich and the imagery is poetic..."

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Riding with James Dean Available to Pre-Order


We're very happy to announce that the new young adult novelette Riding with James Dean by David-Matthew Barnes is now available to pre-order in 13 countries. The book will be released on November 28th (one week from today). This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the book: When seventeen-year-old Johnny moves to a sleepy new town and meets the enigmatic Marco, the glamorous Mary, and the punk princess Jemma, his summer nights are soon filled with friendship and love.

Where to pre-order your copy:

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Script of the Week: Awake by David-Matthew Barnes

Awake by David-Matthew Barnes

After meeting in a local bar and drinking together, Justin brings Misty back to his apartment and lets her pass out on his couch. When morning comes, the two realize how much they actually need each other.

This short play by David-Matthew Barnes features roles for one woman and one man. Both characters are in their 20's. This play contains adult subject matter.

Awake is available to purchase and download in our PayHip Store.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Script of the Week: Trixie's Last Date with the Boogeyman by David-Matthew Barnes

A Southern belle named Trixie Howard is forced to survive a date from Hell in a desperate attempt to no longer be single.

This comedic short play by David-Matthew Barnes features roles for 2 women and 1 man. All characters are in their 20's.

This play contains adult language and subject matter.

Trixie's Last Date with the Boogeyman is available to purchase in our PayHip Store.