Words

Omran

“This is Omran. He’s alive. We wanted you to know.” We see so much war on television news, in movies, on tv shows. In a way we’ve become desensitized to

“you cannot expect life to be about creating things and making beauty”

Someone once very close to me directed these words to me on more than one occasion, “you cannot expect life to be about creating things and making beauty. That’s a

Ideas come, Ideas lost.

Though I work on other projects between drafts, I find it hard to go back and forth between screenplays that I’m writing, or to start work on a shorter form

First Draft of Her Hollywood

It’s Done… Or not. A couple weeks ago, I finished writing theĀ first draft (and a necessary rewrite) of “Her Hollywood,” a feature-length screenplay based on a short story, of the

Storyteller… My purpose.

Like nearly every storyteller since the beginning of time, I want to get people to think about the human condition. We live in a period of history where media surrounds

Thoughts after reading "BIRDMAN (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)"

Birdman is the story of a dried up actor, Riggan Thomson who played a superhero (Bird Man) in films, hoping to making a comeback by starring in his own Broadway

A. Ione Williams, photographer: a review

A. Ione Williams is a fine art and documentary photographer based in the New York City using her imagery both as a way of connecting with inner self and communicating

In My Craft or Sullen Art

In My Craft or Sullen Art by Dylan Thomas In my craft or sullen art Exercised in the still night When only the moon rages And the lovers lie abed

What’s Next?

I’m currently wrapping up a full revision of “A Different Life,” the feature length screenplay that I’ve been working on since September. It’s not done by any means, but I

Memory & Truth: Duras’ photographs in "The Lover" and Barthes’ search for truth in "Camera Lucida"

In Margarete Duras’ “L’Amont,” or “The Lover,” she details a story of a love affair between a young girl and her older lover. Set in the Saigon of her childhood,