‘Words’ wordsmith went from copywriting to playwriting

Richard Manley’s romantic comedy, “A Question of Words,” which debuted as a reading at the Ashland New Plays Festival in 2013, is now is now fully produced and playing at the Camelot Theatre in Talent until March 1.

After a successful career in marketing and design, Manley embarked on a writing career when he and his wife decided to leave their jobs, sell all of their possessions, and travel. We met at Ashland’s Café 116 on Lithia Way one winter afternoon.

RM: I settled in about eight years ago and began writing; I slowly taught myself the craft. Continue reading ‘Words’ wordsmith went from copywriting to playwriting