Category Archives: Today’s Blog

The Inside People

I had the pleasure of once again attending the Great American Pitchfest this weekend, joining my favorite Dude, Zac Sanford, at the Suntaur table, taking pitches from screenwriters near and far. I look forward to this annual event, the time … Continue reading

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My Writing Process: Blog Tour

Update – 06/15/15 – This post was written six days prior to my accidental journey, the moment in which everything changed. I chose to re-blog it to remind myself – and others facing challenges – what once was, and what can … Continue reading

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The Stranger on the Platform

Life in Los Angeles can drive one mad. The hustle and bustle, the noise, the confusion… add to that the insanity of the entertainment business, and you have a mix that is guaranteed to bring the most stoic of people … Continue reading

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Good Night, Sweet Prince

“I had insecurities and fears, like everybody does,and I got over it. But I was interested in the parts of me that struggled with those things.” ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman For creatives, our mind can be our greatest asset – … Continue reading

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Scribe, Interrupted

“There was a demon that lived in the air. They said whoever challenged him would die. Their controls would freeze up, their planes would buffet wildly, and they would disintegrate. The demon lived at Mach 1 on the meter, seven … Continue reading

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Natal Wishes

It’s here again. The day of my birth. Last year, I began a tradition of creating a wish list on my birthday. Without further ado, here is what I want for my birthday. For myself – and for you: Personal: … Continue reading

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Ripple Effect

The death of a person affects us all. The announcement of such an event causes a ripple effect, like the dropping of a pebble into a pond; as the news spreads throughout the community, its effect can be followed outwards … Continue reading

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Whose Film is It Anyway?

I’m moving several projects through post, a couple of shorts and an episode of TLAU. I love post-production; it’s where the magic really happens. Edits, sound design, composition… all those beautiful components, coming together, like notes on a page, to … Continue reading

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Synchronicity

A few weeks ago, I subscribed to Notes from the Universe, a cheeky little daily reminder to keep self on a forward moving path. I did so after seeing my friend Jeanne post her daily reminders, took a look at the … Continue reading

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Persistence is Everything

Many a blog is devoted to the key elements needed to develop a career as a storyteller. Talent, of course, everyone talks about that, then that adjective is waved away, as talent is nothing without commitment… and then, that moniker … Continue reading

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How I’ve Spent my Summer Vacation

Good day, ladies and gentlemen of the court. I trust that you are well, have been churning out pages and/or projects, and generally enjoying life. I took a wee bit of a vacation from blogging. A vacation! How lovely! What … Continue reading

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The Conversations

Today is August 4. Today is the fourth anniversary of the death of my mentor, employer and friend, Blake Snyder. In the past, I’ve marked the date with a journal entry about Blake, his influence on me, and the memories … Continue reading

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All Her Angels

At long last. Episode 4 of “They Live Among Us” has arrived. Aptly titled “All Her Angels,” Episode 4 picks up where 3 left off: After meeting ne’er-do-well Craig at the Paradise, all-American succubus Lillith feeds on him. Caim parts with … Continue reading

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It’s About Courage

I stumbled across a gem of an article, posted today by INC. magazine. It talks about the one thing that a successful entrepreneur must have. No, not money, not great management skills, and not innovation. What you must have is courage. … Continue reading

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Shameless Self-promotion

The royal blog has been quiet as of late. I’m in post for 3 shorts for the CFCA, as well as working with a group of fabulous women, founding the CineLadies. We’re producing 11 short films this summer, so my … Continue reading

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