Can I entertain people with my writing? Will people (other than my family) take a chance on a character they've never met before, never heard of? Might not even like? I'm about to find out. I have finally finished a short story I was working on for a long time.
Debra Victoroff has written several short plays that have appeared in off-Broadway venues and regional theatres around the country. Her drama “Et Tu Kelly” was a finalist in the annual Samuel French One-Act competition, the New York City-based Strawberry One-Act Festival, The Source One-Act Festival in Washington, D.C. and The First Stage One-Act Festival in Los Angeles, CA. Her one act comedy “Table for Two” has been performed at the Producer’s Club and at the Theatre Studios in Manhattan, and at the Black Box Festival by The Gallery Players in Brooklyn, New York.
In 2009, her play: “Letter From A Soldier” took second place in the New Works of Merit Play Competition in NYC, and was performed at the Vancouver, British Columbia Fringe Festival (in 2009 and 2010), garnering very positive reviews, one of which can be read here: www.straight.com/article-148353/walking-fish-festival
Her full length dark comedy “A Little Problem” is under consideration for production by the Lark Theatre Company.
Debra also has a significant Internet presence, writing a monthly Horoscope parody for the women’s online humor magazine Happy Woman Magazine. (www.happywomanmagazine.com.) She has written dozens of dramatic and comedic essays which can be read at OpenSalon.com
Publishing has just published her paranormal short story “House and Garden”, in eBook form, which can be downloaded from Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, Musapublishing.com, or Smashwords.
Magazines, Newspapers and Radio
Deb Victoroff started her writing career producing humor essays and articles for magazines and newspapers, including The Village Voice, Penthouse, Cosmopolitan and Healthy Living magazines as well as local newspapers. Her humor commentary has been broadcast on National Public Radio's (NPR) daily program Morning Edition.
To actually make a living, she works as a video and music editor, on projects ranging from the ridiculous (“The People’s Court”) to the sublime (“Sex and the City”).