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#Writing: Why Writers Are Tired of Hearing, “You Should Write a Book (or) Screenplay About ME!”

Yes, we get it ALL THE TIME. I’ve been a writer in some fashion for about 25 years or so (I’ll be 38 in about a week). If I had to estimate, I would say that I began telling people … 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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#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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Why I Am Not Comfortable Asking People To #Pray For My Success

  I am a Christian. Far from a perfect one, but one nonetheless. I don’t speak about it much by choice. I am not “afraid” to do so, nor am I paranoid about everyone who isn’t a Christian trying to … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting and #Celebrities: Why It Doesn’t Help Me To Hear, “They’re Just Regular People Like Us”

As an aspiring screenwriter, I have not yet met any celebrities, but there’s a pretty decent chance that if I do become a professional one day, it will happen. Many of us have different views of celebrities and I certainly … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Should You Write Outside Your “Lane”?

As a screenwriter, probably my favorite aspect of it is that, as with any other form of art, with the exception of format, structure and in some cases, proper grammar and spelling, there aren’t many “right” or “wrong” answers. There … Continue reading

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#ImWithHer: Why I Believe People REALLY Are Afraid To See Hillary Clinton As Our Next President

Back in 2013, my wife called me from Korea. We are both in the Army and she was stationed there at the time. She watched a documentary and she wanted to let me know about it. As for me, I … Continue reading

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