Tag Archives: screenwriting

Not All Fireworks Are Explosive

“I hear you had one Hell of an Independence Day!” The Devil declared as he strode confidently into my living room like he owned the place. As always, he was well dressed in an impeccably tailored suit, which made me … Continue reading

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He Said Yes To The Screenplay!

Eight words can really change your mood and the flow of your week, Modern Philosophers. As I was leaving work last night, I discovered a message from my producer, who had just read my screenplay adaptation of two of my … Continue reading

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First Drafts Can Be Hell

The Devil burst into my living room like he was being propelled by a burst of eternal Hellfire. “I hear we need to celebrate!” Lucifer declared excitedly. As always, he was well dressed in an impeccably tailored suit, but this … Continue reading

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The Big Turnaround

I posted a photo of this tree on Facebook the other day, Modern Philosophers, and explained that I think of this as my Turnaround Tree. Whenever I arrive at this landmark on my morning run, I know it’s time to … Continue reading

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Adapting On The Porch

I spent all day yesterday out on the porch, adapting my short stories into a screenplay, Modern Philosophers. This was a whole new kind of writing challenge for me, and I absolutely loved it. I’ve never adapted my own work.  … Continue reading

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Late Nights, Short Films, Alien Moths, and Ferris Bueller

Summer is finally here, Modern Philosophers, which means long after dinner walks, during which the Deep Thoughts will flow faster than the Penobscot River now that the ice has finally melted. My plans for tonight were canceled at the last … Continue reading

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Resting My Legs, But Exercising My Brain

I might have taken a few days off from running to rest my exhausted legs after winning my Wellness Competition, Modern Philosophers, but I’ve been working out my brain even harder than usual. Since I’m 6’3″, there’s a great deal … Continue reading

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