Tag: novel writing

One Screenplay, One Novel, One Book and a Bunch of Comic Books

It’s the beginning of a new year, well, seventeen days into it, so I thought I’d share my goals for the year.  It’s important to set goals, that’s how you can measure your progress.  During the years I’ve taken up writing seriously again, I have finished three screenplays, and now […]

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THE END – Now the work begins

This past week, I finally finished novelizing the first of my steampunk trilogy screenplays.  It took about nine or ten months to do.  I originally thought I would finish in November, but then my day job started kicking my posterior. This isn’t a vomit draft, a first draft where you […]

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Another 15 Minutes of Fame, part one

I’ve been spending the weekend at the Digital Authors/BCX writers conference.  While I didn’t moderate a panel this time around, I was a panelist on THINGS I WISH A PRO HAD TOLD ME WHEN I FIRST STARTED WRITING.  Along with me were fellow GLAWS writers Marco Subias (Moderator), Brandie June, […]

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Here We Go Again

The next Writers Conference is just around the corner.  Digital Authors & indie Publishing starts this Friday, November 6th, 2020.  As the last one, it will run throughout the weekend, in the evenings all week long and conclude the following Saturday.  That’s actually a lot of learning for your bucks.  […]

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Step by Step

Back when Kris and I attended Quattro University, co-founder and entrepreneur Cheri Tree once said there is no such thing as a self-made millionaire.  The true is same for writers.  It starts with all those English teachers you had in high school and college.   And in my case, screen writing […]

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What a Week I’m Having

Its been a busy week, but a great week.   The West Coast Writers Conference was not only the weekend of Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th, but went through the entire following week and ended Saturday, August 15th.  That’s a lot of notes I took and will be reviewing.  […]

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Sometimes it’s Fun to Beat Up Your Bad Guy

This week I wrote an emotional scene featuring my protagonist’s mentor.  My good guys had just been through a harrowing fight scene with my bad guy, then through a miscommunication, my protagonist almost loses a limb.  Afterwards, in the calm after the storm, my mentor character reflects on what has […]

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