Doubting Doubt

I wish it was that simple…that I could just uninstall the self doubt that often lingers inside of me.  But it’s not and that’s okay.  The key is don’t give doubt too much power/credit/control,  etc, etc, etc…  Don’t let it stop you from achieving what is burning inside your heart, soul, mind and spirit.  We […]

Break Away

When demons from his past come back to haunt an artistic father, his life-long struggle with mental illness resurfaces and throws his family into turmoil, threatening his son’s burgeoning hockey career.

Meet Liz

Liz Best (great last name) will be directing the Public Reading of my playhappening during the New Ideas Festival at the Alumnae Theatre in March.   New Ideas is a festival of plays that run over a 3 week period.  Each week has a set of different plays with short plays given a full staging and […]

Let It Shine

Logline A sprawling tale of love, faith and sacrifice that spans years in the life of one family as seen through the eyes of its youngest member – a precocious child whose extraordinary bond with her unpredictable, compassionate older brother teaches her that in order to stand out, one must not be afraid to shine. […]

It’s A Family Thing

In my screenplays and plays, the role of family is prominent in the stories I choose to tell.   Above are two members of my family.   Many of you know (through this website), have met, are an acquaintance of or have worked with my sister Lisa.  The fella between us is Lisa’s husband/my brother-in-law Rikk (that’s […]

How Fast Can You Write a Script?

Sylvester Stallone wrote Rocky in 3 days.   Kevin Williamson wrote SCREAM over a weekend.   Paul Schrader wrote TAXI DRIVER in 5 days. Spike Lee wrote DO THE RIGHT THING in 2 weeks.                   Paul Thomas Anderson  wrote MAGNOLIA in 2 weeks. Stephen Soderbergh wrote SEX, […]

Boldness

  To be bold takes a step of courage.  Boldness can come in many different forms, and depending on your current situation, you may find yourself about to take that step of faith and forge forward. Not always easy – in life, there are no guarantees. Fear is our greatest enemy. Be a friend to […]

To Be or Not To Be

Disappointment.  I’m feeling that today.  Doubt.  Another good word.   To Be or Not To Be.  It’s something we must all ask ourselves.  If you are someone who is in a great place today, where things are just happening, where you are in the “TO BE” place, not the “NOT TO BE” place – good on […]

Joy

Meet Jane Miller. I’ve mentioned her a couple times on my blogs. We’re working on my play . Animal has been in development since (gulp) 2008. But let’s be clear. There were lots of times where I set the play aside and worked on many other projects. Since 2008, Animal has been through about 7 […]

Reach For The Top

Try. Just try. You may not always succeed. You may even fail more than you succeed. But it is in the trying that you gain insight into who you are and what you can become. The above quote is by writer Louisa May Alcott, whose most famous novel is Little Women. My highest aspirations are […]

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