Bill Cissna is a Kernersville, North Carolina-based writer and editor.
FREELANCE WRITING: I have written advertising, brochure, magazine and public relations copy since 1974. My main assignment, recently begun, is as theater writer and critic for the Winston-Salem Journal.
EDITING: In the last few years, I have also edited and proofread several book-length projects for other writers. Contact me if you're interested in editing services on book-length projects.
My backstage comedy full-length play "Rehearsals" is now represented by Great Stage Publishing.
My book, Forsyth County, NC Place Names, is available at www.amazon.com in paperback or Kindle versions.
Also available online at Amazon (book format or Kindle) and Barnes & Noble (for the Nook): detective novel A Simple Murder, general novel Fictionography of a Mental Coward, and full-length plays Conversations in a Cafe and All About Faith.
From March 3-6, 2016, the latest Evening of Short Plays from Greensboro Playwrights Forum will include my short play "Losing It" with six other new scripts at the Stephen Hyers Theater, Greensboro Cultural Center (8 pm except 2 pm on the 6th).
On April 29 and 30, 2016, Studio 1 in Burlington, NC will present an evening of my short scripts in the 10-Minute Marathon. More details to come!
Short "Communication Gap" was produced at Oswego (NY) High School Drama Club, May 7-8, 2015; the Arden Theatre apprentices, June 11-12; Dordt College (Iowa) directors' production, November 19 & 21, 2015.
A stage reading of "Reunions" was held at Central Library Auditorium, Winston-Salem (Monday, Aug. 25, 2014) and Mack & Mack, Greensboro (Tuesday, Aug. 26), with actors from across the Triad.