April 18, 2021
Here’s the concept of the story: Robin is a typical high school student, a junior who loves most aspects of school, especially dramatic arts. After a weird incident at the beginning, she auditions for the next school play and is given the lead role. But a strange boy keeps appearing often surrounding weird events.It all evolves in to a supernatural inter-dimensional being trying to tear its way into our world using psychic powers. It’s a
February 1, 2021
Note to Author Friend Dennis Read:I think just about any form of human endeavor can take on new dimensions of meaning, depending on what one or more human brains put into it. Every time I begin one of these projects, I go through a time when I consider Neccabashar, Little Ship, or Witch’s Cookbook to be these silly little stories. Witch’s Cookbook, to be sure. I’ve been embarrassed by it. The childishness I’m allowing myself.
December 14, 2020
Looking Back…I’m thankful that this year permitted me to do the following:• Published my fantasy comedy, The Little Ship of Horrors.• Completed the NaNoWriMo challenge for the ninth year in row, writing the fantasy novel, The Witch’s Cookbook.• Attended the first All-Online version of The Never-Ending Odyssey Writers Workshop where my novel in progress, Neccabashar III: Renaissance was critiqued.• Attended four online writers group meetings a month and was able to be part of the
October 12, 2020
Author friend Carmen Amato gets top billing in an article on the crime and horror circuit! “Awakening Macbeth” is such a great psychological tale, it’s worthy of the Hitchcock Treatment. I could just see Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant playing these roles!
August 6, 2020
Line by line, page by page, hour by hour. Do this despite fear. For above all else, Beyond imagination and skill, What the world asks of you is courage. Courage to risk rejection, ridicule, and failure. As you follow your quest for stories Told with meaning and beauty, Study thoughtfully, But write boldly. Then, like the hero of the fable, Your dance will dazzle the world. – Robert McKee