Tag Archives: Hollywood

#Screenwriting: My Inspirational Trip To Universal Studios Hollywood

My girlfriend, Nellie, and I spent the day at Universal Studios in Hollywood as part of our very first trip (for either of us) to California. I’d actually be lying to say that I have never been to Cali before, but when … Continue reading

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#ArmOurTeachers: Dear Gun Lovers Vilifying The Deputy Who Stayed Outside: Thanks For Proving OUR Point. Here’s How You Did It

Scot Peterson is the name of the deputy who chose not to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the February 14 attack that left 17 students dead. Many of you have called him every name in the book, from … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why I Write 40+ and 50+ Female Lead Characters

First off, this isn’t me trying to be a “hero” or a “white knight” in some kind of way. I’m not looking for brownie points here, even though I wouldn’t exactly turn them down if I got them. There is … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why Reboots Don’t Intimidate Me As a New Writer

Reboots. They’re everywhere. I don’t believe I can get more than one week without hearing about one. Whether it’s a movie or a television show, I either hear of them myself or I hear people talking about them. Scratch that. … Continue reading

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#OscarsSoWhite: As a Black Aspiring Screenwriter, Why I Find This Hashtag Embarrassing

Call me crazy. Call me naïve. I’ve been married for almost 17 years and my wife is white, so I’ve been called much worse, especially from those in the black community when I don’t say something they want to hear … Continue reading

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So, What’s the Difference Between Me and Every Other Aspiring Screenwriter Out There?

The answer to this question is very simple. I have no idea. I don’t know every other aspiring screenwriter out there. So there’s no way I could sit here and honestly say what makes me “different.” I know that these … Continue reading

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