Okay so it’s taken me a while and it’s been a little hard but I think I’m finally settling in. Having to go back and forth for the first month didn’t help but the thing which has at last cracked … Continue Reading Settling in in Sydney
At the risk of this blog becoming a self indulgent diary (all blogs are self indulgent, no getting away from that, but a diary is not what this was supposed to be) I am happy to report that the Sydney … Continue Reading 2bed, 2bath, 2 happy Ruschenas 🙂
A quick note as the dishwasher prevents my shower and I’ve finished taking measurements of every piece of furniture we have and gathering together every possible thing I could need with 5 days in Sydney ahead of me … to … Continue Reading Block Schmock 🙂
I have discovered that NOT TURNING ON THE COMPUTER CONNECTED TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD AT ALL during the day helps me to write!! Huge discovery I know lol but there it is.Of course this doesn’t mean the computer doesn’t go … Continue Reading Teaching myself to suck eggs… lol
Ah… 2007 feels better already – some challenges already but optimism all the way… So, 2nd jan and second post since restart – not bad at all. After reading the last post Superman (I married into the Justice League don’cha … Continue Reading The Plan…
Okay so it’s not exactly a resolution but it kinda smacks of it and since it is this time of year… still maybe I shouldn’t be painting it with the brush of a billion broken plans but I do intend … Continue Reading A Pre-New Year Resolution (does that give it more credibility?)
Well, the Nicholl-prompted requests seem to be dribbling to a stop (only 1 in the last 4 days) but I have started to receive script requests from those who requested only a logline and/or synopsis (4 this week.)Â Come January … Continue Reading Shadowkeeper Update
I’m pleased to be able to report that I have had severalÂ queries for either a synopsis or script (for both production and as a sample) of THE SHADOWKEEPER thanks to the Nicholl result. So, all has not stalled – … Continue Reading Nicholl Interest
The first thing that struck me about this book is how very readable it is – the style is incredibly … Continue Reading Review: Screenwriting: The Sequence Approach by Paul J Gulino
Well, I promised I’d be honest and report the bad as well as the good so the last few days definitely deserve an entry. Today (being Tuesday) I received the next Nicholl letter and The Shadowkeeper did not make it … Continue Reading Shadowkeeper Progress… or lack thereof.
I was going to write a review of Sin City which is yet another totally shallow, in fact empty, group … Continue Reading Sin City
We are big War of the Worlds fans in our house and not just of the book – Jeff Wayne’s … Continue Reading War of the Worlds
Home and just about human again (that 15 hour haul over the pacific is INSANE) I am appreciating the simple joy of not having to get dressed and face the world just to get some breakfast, though, for that, I … Continue Reading Home Sweet Home
I am delighted to report that this morning I received word from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that THE SHADOWKEEPER has made it through to the quarterfinal round of the Nicholl Fellowship! Click here for information on … Continue Reading Nicholl Fellowship Progress!
Well, what a week! The Shadowkeeper was not a winner on the big night, prize-wise (small pout) but, by the end of the night, I had one definite lunch for this week, two requests for the script and tentative lunches … Continue Reading Live from Hollywood, it’s…
The next few times I write will be from Hollywood which is actually several thousand miles from where I started from (Philly) but it’s the same country … Okay, so I’m a little dizzy with excitement but who wouldn’t be?!I … Continue Reading California here I come!