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Shepherd or Screenwriter?

I’ve been hard at work on a new screenplay, Modern Philosophers, and things are going well. At last check, I had written 86 pages and there’s a general understanding of where the story is headed. If you’ve hung around this … Continue reading

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When Hollywood Calls The House On The Hill

If you’ve followed this blog long enough, Modern Philosophers, you’ve read my comment about how screenwriting is like forgetting that you bought a lottery ticket. One day, you get a call out of the blue and someone tells you that … Continue reading

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A Screenwriter’s Job Is Never Done

It’s time for a quick Screenwriting update, Modern Philosophers. I have been busy all weekend working on an edit/rewrite of the first draft of my new screenplay.  This is always an intriguing process given that I write without an outline. … Continue reading

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Throwback To The Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Writer’s Day at The House on the Hill was a weird one, Modern Philosophers. I worked on the new screenplay, which is a romantic comedy based on the two most important past relationships in my life: my ex-wife and The … Continue reading

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If You Walk The Walk, You Better Write The…Ummm…Writing Stuff!

I’ve been a little under the weather the last couple of days, Modern Philosophers. I woke up with a stomach thing yesterday, but thought it was just nerves and excitement about the pending trip to the Bangor Humane Society.  Then … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

Modern Philosophers, it is time to announce the winner of the contest to name the bar that is featured in my new screenplay. I was overwhelmed by the number of responses, entries, and shares of the post.  This makes me … Continue reading

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Blog Contest: I’ll Name A Character After You In My New Screenplay!

Last night, I was chatting with Matthias, the Producer/Director who hopes to make .33 Reverse Gunther his next film.  He is on his way to L.A. to meet with potential investors and actors, so I’m cautiously excited about what the … Continue reading

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Screenwriting Update: The Blog’s Popularity Becomes An Asset

Time for another Screenwriting update, Modern Philosophers.  You’ve come to know me as the Guy in the Toga who tells you crazy stories about life in Maine, but don’t forget that I’m a screenwriter first. This has been a busy … Continue reading

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This Is Your 1:00AM Screenwriting Wake Up Call!

Sometimes, Modern Philosophers, I forget that I’m a Screenwriter. It’s such a difficult business, so I tuck away the truth in a quiet part of my brain, write this blog, toil at the job that pays the mortgage, and forget … Continue reading

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More Screenwriting News: Gunther & The Lottery Tickets

You all seemed to enjoy the Dr. Dre story I shared the other night along with the tale of my favorite screenplay, .33 Reverse Gunther.  So I thought I’d leak a little taste of some big news that might be … Continue reading

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