Tag: on writing

If you write it . . .

One of my all-time favorite movies is Field of Dreams (1989; Academy Awards Best Picture Nominee 1990). Baseball, Iowa, James Earl Jones, Shoeless Joe, dreams, hopes, tears . . . sigh. I first watched Field of Dreams in a lecture hall my freshman year of college on dollar movie night. I remember hiding my face as I … Continue reading If you write it . . .

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Rejected but Okay

I previously shared that Angela and I teamed up and co-wrote and submitted a screenplay to a screenplay writing competition associated with a major film festival. Well, today we got our rejection letter. It was very nice and polite--thanking and commending us and explaining that over 8,000 screenplays were submitted and the decision was difficult, … Continue reading Rejected but Okay

Got Plot? Maybe Not!

I was honored when a friend allowed me to read her unpublished novel and proud when I finished it. Her heartwarming story involves a myriad of quirky, interesting yet different characters who I felt I got to know within the course of reading the book. As I learned about the characters, I emailed my friend … Continue reading Got Plot? Maybe Not!

A Quick Word on Writing . . .

My intended post for tonight isn't quite ready yet.  Lunch hour flew by, yoga ran late, the kids stayed up past their bedtime.  Life happened.  So you'll have to wait until tomorrow for the post I planned.  In the meantime, I have this for you. Remember way back to my first post when I shared with … Continue reading A Quick Word on Writing . . .