Freefall  (Monologue)

Can Grizzlies Fly (Poem)

Monologue and song (All My Love Johnny) from Rocket City!

Published writer, Jackie Marx, welcomes you to her writing page. Samples of poems, short stories, plays, song lyrics can be found at the links below  and at links throughout the site. She has been writing and performing her original music since 1972, and has studied the craft of song composition  at  numerous workshops through the years, including: The Sheila Davis Songwriting Workshop, Vanderbilt University Workshops  (NSA), Workshops in Nashville, Chicago, and Los Angeles. She has won recognition for her original music at a national, and world-wide level. She has won numerous honors for her musical achievement in the military veteran community.

Jackie has been honing her playwriting craft since 1985 by attending workshops, producing and directing plays. Jackie's musical drama, Rocket City!   (The American Dream ... Interrupted)  has been produced in Illinois, Texas and Arizona.  She has won recognition in the Writer's Digest Writing Competition (in 2002 and 2003) for four of her stage plays, and four of her 10 minute plays were chosen by the Dramatists Guild for staged readings.


10/1/17 The Trip (latest writing example)

Mother Mars (Monologue)

 Story Poems : Forever Bedlam, Bonnie Brighton, Billie Breen.

Short (under 10 minutes) patriotic/educational stage play with 2 characters.  Easy to produce (minimal set/props).  Perfect for school classrooms.  Chosen by The Dramatists Guild of America for a staged reading.
A dark commentary on our present world

THE BUS TO VEGAS (pdf file)

Short play (10 minutes) with 2 characters and minimal set/props. Chosen by The Dramatists Guild of America for a staged reading.

Gospel Beacons