Books by Tinderbox writers

Hell and WonderOut of Hell and Wonder

by DogEar Playwrights

Need a rigorous crucible in which to test your
playwriting? Form a fierce, loyal, no-nonsense
writers group that will provide perspective and
support. DogEar Collective has been doing that in
Los Angeles for over a decade now, and this volume
is just one testament to its famously left-of-center
sensibilities. A captivating and evocative collection
of two and three character plays, ranging from heartache
to madness, mystery to magic. DogEar Playwrights remind
us what we love about the theater.

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The-Space-ElavatorThe Space Elevator

by John Sylvain

The Blinx family is moving from California
to outer space and Bobby is not happy about it.
The timing couldn’t be worse as far as he’s
concerned but his parents won’t listen to reason.
For some reason, they don’t think it’s safe to stay
on Earth. But duringthe routine trip on the Clarke
Space Elevator, somethinggoes horribly wrong and
Bobby Blinx and his parents must risk everything to save
the planet from utter destruction.This is the first in
an epic science fiction series from John Sylvain.

Breathing for Two

by Wolf Pascoe

Ever wonder exactly why anesthesiologists describe
their job as hours of boredom,moments of panic?
With gentle precision, anesthesiologist Wolf Pascoe
teases apart an overlooked world and unveils
the eggshell dance that takes place at the head
of an operating table. A personal odyssey that goes
deep into the heart of anesthesia’s scariest
mystery–breathing–this short book will change
the way you think about life, and breath.

PrivilegePrivilege of Parenting

by Bruce Dolin

A clinical psychologist with 19 years of experience
working with kids from all walks of life—from deeply
troubled children mired in LA’s child welfare system
to the privileged scions ofthe Beverly Hills elite—Dr. Dolin
delivers a practical, compassionate guide for parents
that will help children thrive through their most
difficult passages. For it is when our children are
at their worst—depressed, anxious, defiant, angry
or fearful—that we are called upon to do our best.