An Open Letter about God’s Photo Album

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

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 […]


Thursday, June 28th, 2018

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

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

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

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Why bad memories carry weight and what we can do about it.

Handling Rejection: Words of comfort

Monday, January 8th, 2018

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

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Slammed by the press? Rejected by an agent or outraged public? Great! Congrats! Join the writers club.

Handling Rejection: No to yes

Monday, December 18th, 2017

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

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Daunting tasks are easy to postpone, when all it takes is a little more now.

The Bigger Picture: Personal Integrity

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Novelists lie for a living. But never lie to yourself. Developing personal integrity with yourself about yourself.

The Bigger Picture: Concrete steps

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Dreaming is a snooze. Action gets the job done. One tool to push you forward.