Category Archives: Rom’s Blog

How to Improve Your Communication Skills

By Rom Watson circa March 15, 2016 Eight years ago, I read that 93% of communication is non-verbal.  My brain is still trying to process that information. If it’s true, and instinct tells me it is, then my approach to … Continue reading

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My Ponytail Failure

By Rom Watson January 28, 2016 Since I’m not working at the moment, I decided to let my hair grow. Then I could pull it into a ponytail and that would look cool, right? I let my hair grow for … Continue reading

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My Body of Work (with Photos!)

By Rom Watson c. December 28, 2015 I’m trying to include more photographs in my blog articles, so below are photos of my main body of work: six full-length plays.  (I’ve also written 16 short plays, but I’m not going … Continue reading

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Places and their Personalities

By Rom Watson c. December 5, 2015 Places have personalities.  They have a distinct energy all their own.  Sometimes my focused thought can turn into tunnel vision, but the energy of a place can cut right through and affect me … Continue reading

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The Problem is my Face

By Rom Watson circa June 12, 2015 There are many benefits to growing older, but one of the drawbacks is the effect of gravity on one’s face. A few years ago I knew an actor whom I will call “Scotty … Continue reading

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Review: Appropriate

By Rom Watson c. October 9, 2015 Appropriate opened at the Mark Taper Forum on September 23, 2015.  The author states that one of his inspirations was August: Osage County.  The parallels are so numerous and so obvious that it’s … Continue reading

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Review: These Paper Bullets

By Rom Watson c. September 15, 2015 These Paper Bullets opened at The Geffen Playhouse on September 16. I saw the second preview performance on Sept. 9, and it was very ragged. There were numerous technical glitches, and the turntable … Continue reading

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Children of Paradise

By Rom Watson c. July 26, 2015 In the days before videotape, (which was prior to the days of DVD’s), if you wanted to see old films you went to movie theatres called “revival houses,” which screened older and often … Continue reading

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Somebody Somewhere Adores It

By Rom Watson c. July 9, 2015 We’ve all heard the saying, “There’s no accounting for taste,” but I am periodically reminded of just how deep those differences run.  Recently in the parking garage at work, I saw a woman … Continue reading

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Keep Your Stick on the Ice

By Rom Watson c. May 4, 2015 Tired of signing off your correspondence in the same old way?  Bored with typical greetings such as “Sincerely” or “Best?”  Below is a list of salutations I found on the internet, some familiar, … Continue reading

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