Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Power of Transformation

Every good story is about transformation. Somewhere along the path of the hero’s journey, something within him or her will change. The change might be internal; it might be external, but it is always there. I’ve begun my own pathway … Continue reading

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When Hemispheres Collide

If you follow me on Twitter, you’re probably aware that I have had the great honor of coming on board as Line Producer for Jeanne Veillette Bowerman’s @jeannevb and Michael Bekemeyer’s @bekemeyer production of IMPASSE. (Yes, Tom Glavin, you, too. Get a … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Life is a fascinating journey; at times, it is more like an amusement park ride. Sometimes you are on the merry-go-round, at other times, you find yourself cheering at the heights and shrieking as you plunge into darkness on your … Continue reading

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One of My Firsts

Through the power of social media, I’ve become re-acquainted with friends from the past. Today, one friend, Leslie, posted a short story I wrote when I was a wee sprite. My. What a fecund imagination. Honestly, I don’t remember writing … Continue reading

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It’s All About Gratitude…

I had planned to write about something else today, but an action I took yesterday needs addressing. I needed a poster for TLAU; I turned to my talented friend Jordan Knight to knock one out. This is what she sent … Continue reading

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Write Your Own Story

The life of the creative is an uncertain one. It’s fraught with peril – emotional, physical, financial. Being a creative in the entertainment industry is the ultimate risk. Corporations stand to make – or lose – hundreds of millions of … Continue reading

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Is Message the Most Important Thing?

I ran across this Tweet this morning:  @NYFA “That’s the most important thing for any movie. #Screenwriting is where the message is.” Hmm. Is message the most important thing? Over character? Story? Journey? Do we reduce a script to one particular … Continue reading

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