Keeper of Self

I have been researching and writing a horror screenplay. The theme is about family. About what it means to be your brother’s keeper. It asks the question to the exclusive family society what is our responsibility toward one another. Does it ever end? And if serious mistakes are made, and they always are, do our […]


I have decided to self-study screen writing. I am reading many books on the subject because I am a tad stubborn. When it comes to others getting in my face and telling me how to do things I get my hair in the air and I take it personally. Who died and put them in […]


Yesterday was National Day on Writing. A teacher somewhere required her students to write a 6-word autobiographical story. I find this fascinating. It is reported that Ernest Hemingway wrote, Baby shoes. For sale. Never used. Brilliant. So in celebration of writing I spent my self-allotted 5 minutes of personal pleasure to construct a 6-word sentence. […]


One of the wonderful lessons I have learned during the last 4 years is the power of partnership. This last week, my writing partner and I had some revelatory discussions. Honest dialogues. We have reached a point in this relationship where we know we can say what we really think or feel about a character […]

The Point

I have many moments where I think, “what is the point”? It doesn’t matter what project I am working on, some days I wonder why I ever thought “it” was important or worth my time and energy. Today I finished a book called THE HELP. As I came closer and closer to the end of […]

Determined to Succeed

Time to celebrate. We received our first rejection to one of our query letters concerning AMAI. Some day they will regret that decision. A true story about an amazing woman who empowered a people, a country and the world. Yea, I can see why they wouldn’t be interested. Let’s stick to stories that are real. […]

It’s Done and So Am I!

Finishing a script, for me, is never what I expect. In the beginning, when I am reading and researching and discovering the story I am beyond anxious to get to the writing of the story. I keep envisioning scenes and moments that I cannot wait to create on paper. Did I mention that I cannot […]