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#WritingCommunity: Less “Followers” and “Likes;” More WRITING

Yes, I will be that guy. When I go on Twitter to promote my books, I use the #WritingCommunity hashtag to do so. As of late, I’ve been able to see quite a bit of tweets from fellow writers. That’s definitely a … Continue reading

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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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#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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#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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#DreamBig: Why Saying “It Will Never Happen” Could Be A GOOD Thing

There is the saying, “If your dreams don’t scare you, then they aren’t big enough.” I’ve always loved that expression. As far as “dreams” go in terms of what we strive for that we feel is impossible, without researching it, … 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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