Thank you to all the writers who joined me at the 2nd Annual Virginia City Winter Writer’s Retreat at The Elling House Arts and Humanities Center! A soulful, nourishing, creative time was had by all. Special thanks to our gracious hostess, as always, Toni James. Toni is the quiet, hardworking Lady of Elling House, also owns Ranks Mercantile and runs the Virginia City Volunteer Fire … Continue reading 2 Birds One Stone
Unplug and leave the world behind Feb. 10-12, 2017 at The Elling House in historic Virginia City with Allyson Adams. What better place than our little ghost town to spark your genius for a great story? Visit Montana Writer’s Retreat website. Continue reading Virginia City Winter Writer’s Retreat
Teacher, author, playwright and actress Allyson Adams discovered U.S. Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin’s story through biography “Flight of the Dove” by Kevin Giles in a Virginia City Bookstore in 1997. Continue reading Allyson Adams revives Jeannette Rankin’s legacy in new short play
The Cast for the reading of “SAVE THE COUNTRY” How Belle Fligelman and Jeannette Rankin Changed the World will be Allyson Adams, Amber Rose Mason and John Hosking. November 1, 2016 at 6pm at the Bozeman Public Library, Bozeman, Montana. Jeannette Rankin is read by the playwright Allyson Adams. Amber Rose Mason is reading the part of Belle Fligelman. Wellington Rankin will be played by … Continue reading Cast of “Save the Country”
Do you have your copy of The Rebel & The King by Nick Adams? My Dad’s book details his personal experience with Elvis Presley during his return for the September 26, 1956 homecoming concert and 8 days in Memphis with his family. “This is one of the most honest, touching and truthful books I’ve read about Elvis. I had no idea that extent of Nick’s … Continue reading Elvis Presley’s Tupelo Homecoming Concert 60 Year Anniversary!
My new play “Save the Country” is about First U.S. Congresswoman and Montanan, Jeannette Rankin. This marks my fifth work on Rankin’s life, and coincides with the 100 Year Anniversary of Rankin’s election to Congress in 1916. “Save the Country” will have its first staged reading at the Bozeman Library on November 1, 2016 at 6pm. Bozeman Public Library 626 E. Main St. Bozeman, MT … Continue reading “Save the Country” by Allyson Adams