Category Archives: Screenwriting

#Oscars and “Lack” Of Diversity – Here Is What No One Is Talking About

There seems to be a lot of opinions about the Oscars and the perceived lack of diversity. However, here is something no one seems to want to talk about. I will preface this by saying that I am a black … Continue reading

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When “Strangers” Support You More Than People You Know

So, you’re someone who has decided to break the monotony that is everyday life by going for something and making a change in your life. Whether it is looking to achieve a lifelong dream or even something such as wanting … Continue reading

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#Writing: Just ONE Of The Places I Stay Prepared To Write

Before my family and I moved to Texas, we lived in North Carolina. My wife and I are in the Army and were stationed at Fort Bragg. We lived in Raeford, which was about a 35-40 minute drive from the … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why I Have No Problem Writing Full Scripts As “Practice”

Practice? We’re talking about practice?! A few years ago when I began my journey toward becoming a professional screenwriter, I knew that there would be a LOT I would need to educate myself on before being anywhere near ready for … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why Am I Up To Work On My Scripts at 3 In the Morning? Because I Don’t Want to Wait Until 4

I’ve always been a morning person. My mother got up (still does today) very early to go to work when I was a child, so I eventually just started getting up with her to get ready for school. Then I … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To “Nashville” Creator, Callie Khouri

Dear Callie, This letter is long overdue. Even though this is something you may very likely never see or respond to, I still feel I owe you the sincerity and time as if you will. As of the time I’m … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Professional Actors/Actresses From An Unknown #Screenwriter

Dear Professional Actors and Actresses, Hey y’all. I have what may be sort of a strange request. But first, I want to say something that you may or may not hear very often. First off, I am a screenwriter. I … Continue reading

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The Loneliness That Comes From Being a Writer

I love to write. I absolutely love it so much. I cannot talk enough about my love affair with writing. I’ve written seriously in some form since the age of 12, which was about 24 years ago. I like to … Continue reading

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POEM: The Best Dreams Are The Ones That Don’t Allow You To Sleep

   The best dreams are the ones that don’t allow you to sleep, Making insomnia not the worst promise to keep. The mere thought of dream of mine coming true, Makes it common to be awake most nights at about … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: With My Current Project, Why I Feel I Have To Be BETTER Than Perfect

When it comes to certain things in my life, I am a perfectionist. Cooking is one of them. Writing isĀ another. For those who know me or have been following me on Facebook, Twitter or on here, it may be an … Continue reading

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