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…

Guest Post: Amanda Bridgeman

Note: Amanda has big news! The Subjugate has been optioned for TV! We featured The Subjugate a few years ago — if you missed it then, read below for a sneak peak at a cool new series.  I’m excited to bring you a guest post from Australian author Amanda Bridgeman. She was kind enough to answer a few questions from me and share an excerpt from her novel, The Subjugate. Welcome, Amanda! Thanks for coming Read more…