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#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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#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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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: 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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#NashvilleCMT: Why It Is My Dream To Write For Them One Day

No, that isn’t my name circled. And no, I don’t have any plans to take Mr. Kramer’s job, nor anyone else’s. I’m more interested in the phrase above his name. My reason is because my biggest dream right now is … Continue reading

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(PART TWO) #TEDx: “Imposter Syndrome” And How It Has Affected My Life

(Continued from “PART ONE”): https://pplscrt79.wordpress.com/2017/01/06/part-one-tedx-the-imposter-syndrome-and-how-it-has-affected-my-life/ When I got myself together, I got up and called my father.  He was able to borrow a vehicle in order to take me to my graduation.  I would say that was probably the biggest … Continue reading

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#Success: If You’re The Smartest Person In The Room, Here Is Why You’re In The Wrong Room

When it comes to competition of any kind, many of us seek to be the best. One of the best examples I can think of is sports, mainly on the collegiate or professional level.  Most of us as sports fans watch for … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why I Prefer To Write Female Lead Characters

Many years ago, I took up writing as a teenager because I was very shy. I started with poetry, but as time went on, I eventually wrote books and as of the last few years, screenplays. Much of what I … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Despite Advice That I Should Not, Why I Prefer Reaching Out To Professional Actors and Actresses

As an aspiring professional screenwriter, I’ve read a LOT of articles in the past few years. One type I’ve read very often deals with the type of scripts we are encouraged to write. On many occasions, I’ve noticed that the sentiment … Continue reading

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