Fictionalizing the Past

Father Daughter Dialogue – Fictionalizing the Past for a Better Future “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” — Virginia Woolf Fiction is funny. Writing it can help us get to the truth a whole lot faster. It can also … Read more

The River Scene – Honestly Dad

The River Scene – Honestly Dad How would you sum up your Dad? With Father’s Day around the corner, I thought I’d share a scene from a recent screenplay I finished writing, entitled “The Pooh Stone.” The dialogue is a compilation based on several real-life conversations I had with my Dad in the weeks following … Read more

Channeling 101: Hello…Is Anybody There?

Channeling 101: Hello…Is Anybody There?   “When someone’s got a direct line to the Universe, their words have such a profound resonance, you immediately recognize them as truth.” – Martha Beck My Dad was a Devout Atheist He did not believe in any sort of Divine entity. He despised organized religion. And he most certainly did … Read more