Category Archives: Film Making

Chuck Taylors, ukuleles, and my own sanity.

I really wish I was a one-note samba.  I mean it.  I wish I had one ability, one passion, one benevolent, artistic master to which I paid supplication and deference. But that isn’t me.  One minute I’m a blogger.  The … Continue reading

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How to become a schizophrenic with one reading app

I never in my life ever expected humanity’s ever-increasing appetite for acceleration to come to the point that the very act of reading would become a veritable Asperger’s simulation chamber. But it’s happened. Don’t believe it?  Peep this app: I … Continue reading

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My pathetic need for tactile comfort (on designing a book cover)

It seems I am gaining followers here every single day. This invokes an immediate reflex to check out exactly who is following. The numbers of followers who are already published authors, have a book in the hopper—or both—is staggering. And … Continue reading

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Concerning false starts and heat rash

It’s 110 degrees outside right now.  You’d think I’d be used to it, as my quasi-indigenous upbringing would allow me to move past an attitudinal Jurassic age and just let Lethargus Rex go extinct. But I don’t.  I’m laying about … Continue reading

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Yelling “fire” in the theater of the mind

About a year ago, I decided that I was going to make a film. Not some knawing, cinematic tapeworm that consumes three, non-refundable hours of your life, like Meet Joe Black, but a short, eleven-minute ride. “It should be easy,” … Continue reading

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