Writing: Doing the Work With A Smile And A Prayer

Something very special is currently developing in my writing life; however, it is too soon to tell what exactly will develop.  It’s like a Polaroid picture, waiting and staring at the gray square that, with a bit more time, will show if your photo is a keeper or throwaway. At times, it is hard to […]

Read More

Writing From A Distance

The other day, after writing the first draft of my latest screenplay, I drove to Butano State Park and went for a hike.  Now, you might be asking, “How does this relate to writing?” As most of you know, writing, in most cases, occurs in solitude with a focused state of mind.  Even a writer, […]

Read More

Uh, This Week? Yeah, I’m Still Hanging In There

The most exciting thing that happened this week is that the San Francisco Giants won the World Series, which is special because I live in San Francisco, and I’m a Giants fan. Okay, I just had to get that out of the way. Now for the bittersweet: Less than 90 days ago, two literary agents […]

Read More