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A Soap Opera With a Pop

The idea for Lesbian Straits came as a result of unfinished scripts. I finally decided to combine ideas and turn them into a soap opera. That was about 8 years ago. I'm a runner and many of my ideas for the plots and the characters came to me during runs. I have a stack of revised scripts. I almost always hand-write first versions. I like the feel of paper and pen.

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Facing the terrors of "Asylum," a mediocre video produced by Jody Evers, played by Amy Boyd. Poor Marty and Laura. Their lives will be forever haunted: by their performances or by their loathing of each other?

Six episodes have been written for the first season. And I've moved on to the second season. The beauty of a soap opera? Anything and everything goes. One has to keep that in mind. And then the ideas just "pop."

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It's mystery, murder and mayhem and the obligatory triangles of Lesbian Straits. Left to right: Fontana Butterfield as the complicated Laura; Tina D'Elia as the ever-hopeful put upon Jill; Sarah Keene as the Lesbian lothario; Amy Boyd as the lost and befuddled Jody Evers.

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