An Open Letter about God’s Photo Album
An Open Letter about God’s Photo Album and winning the Grand Prize for The Faith in Film International Screenwriting Competition. I’ve been working on the screenplay for GOD’S PHOTO ALBUM since the year 2000. That’s when I acquired the rights to make Shelly Mecum’s luminous book, God’s Photo Album, into a screenplay. I’ve written that […]
GOD’S PHOTO ALBUM
Wow. Just received the official word my screenplay, GOD’S PHOTO ALBUM, (based on the book, God’s Photo Album, by Shelly Mecum), has just won the Grand Prize in the Faith in Films International Screenwriting competition. As the winner, my script will be distributed to production companies and other industry professionals, opening the door for potential […]
Handling Rejection: Finding peace
It’s easy as a writer to spend a lot of energy trying to figure out why something went south. How to find peace where you are.
Handling Rejection: Barnacles
Why bad memories carry weight and what we can do about it.
Handling Rejection: Words of comfort
What to do before you take your work out there. A key component to stock in your survival toolbox.
Handling Rejection: A Writer’s badge
Slammed by the press? Rejected by an agent or outraged public? Great! Congrats! Join the writers club.
Handling Rejection: No to yes
It happens to every writer. It’s never any fun. How to frame it when it happens… or even better, before it does.
The Bigger Picture: A little more now
Daunting tasks are easy to postpone, when all it takes is a little more now.
The Bigger Picture: Personal Integrity
Novelists lie for a living. But never lie to yourself. Developing personal integrity with yourself about yourself.
The Bigger Picture: Concrete steps
Dreaming is a snooze. Action gets the job done. One tool to push you forward.