Where can I find Patrice Sarath free short stories?

Hey! So if you ever wondered where you can find my short stories, here’s a roundup of what’s out there, both old and new. Of course you can go to the Anthology page on this site, where you can find stories that came out in several magazines and anthologies over the years. These are free short stories, mind you — great for a break between novels, a palate cleanser if you will. I’ve also had Read more…

NYCMidnight Screenwriting Competition — on to Round 2!

So…this happened. My script won second place in my group, and I move on to Round 2. It was so awesome to see the results. I think I gasped, placing so high. I knew I was among tough competition, but I also knew my script would show well. Judges’ feedback was both positive — snappy dialog! Like Clue! Great visual! Laughed out loud! — and helpful. Some transitions were too abrupt and I overwrite my Read more…

How to Read the News

Twitter started it, as Twitter starts so many things. A friend tweeted the following take: “The truth sits behind a paywall but the lies are free.” Great quote! After all, we all know what it’s like to try to read an article and we come up against a pesky paywall. We want to be well-read and knowledgeable, but the damn New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post make us buy Read more…