Recycled Writing

| March 11, 2019

After finishing my latest novella, part of an anthology of teen-led Noir stories to be published later this year, I realized it is the final work that I have adapted from one of my original, unproduced screenplays. In another lifetime, I made a modest living penning for-hire scripts. In between jobs I wrote several feature-length […]

Revisiting “VENT!: The Online Magazine for Disgruntled Filmmakers” (Part 2)

| July 3, 2016

A significant element of VENT!’s raison d’être (see previous post) was demonstrating that even the most lauded filmmakers had difficult, even doubtful beginnings. Below are a few true origin stories I had shared on the website about some famous auteurs. Whether you’re a filmmaker, author, musician, or other artist, there’s always hope if you’re resourceful and […]