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#OVERPAID: Why It Is Pointless To Compare Salaries Between Certain Occupations

Over the years, I’ve seen so many memes and pictures in which the message is something to the effect of comparing salaries between occupations. Of course, the main complaint is that one is considered as “overpaid” (professional athlete, performing artist, … Continue reading

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#Writing: Why The Thought Of No One Seeing My Work Is Motivation For Me

I’ve been writing for about 25 years. I began writing at the age of 12, mainly because I didn’t feel that what I wanted to say was important; I didn’t figure others wanted to hear it. I wanted to express myself … Continue reading

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Fellow #Writers: What Are Some “Rules” About #Writing That You Don’t Like?

I don’t have to say that as writers, we’ve realized a very long time ago that this is a job that we have to love to some degree, or we will be absolutely miserable. Writing can be a very lonely … 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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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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#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 is 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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#Screenwriting: Concerned About Taking a Chance On Me As An Unknown Screenwriter? Here’s Why I Don’t Blame You

Over the last few years, I’ve worked very hard at screenwriting. Whether it has been movies or television scripts, I feel confident enough that, at least at this stage, I’m doing what I need to do to and am working … Continue reading

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What I Love Most About Being a #Screenwriter

Even though I am not yet a professional screenwriter, I am certainly working toward becoming one sometime very soon. In the meantime, I am writing every day and honestly, loving every second of it. I am not exaggerating when I say that … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why I Will NEVER Say That I Am The “Best” As a Screenwriter, Even After I’m Successful

Don’t get me wrong. There is absolutely nothing wrong with a person saying or even feeling that they are the “best” at what they’re doing. Confidence is never a bad thing. You don’t necessarily have to actually be the best in order … Continue reading

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#Inspiration Can Come From ANYWHERE. Don’t Miss Out When It Shows Up In Your Life

Let’s say that I took you to Baltimore City. Now I take you to some random young black boy and I said to you, “That kid right there. He is going to grow up to be an amazing writer. He … Continue reading

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