Jury Duty – A Flash Fiction Piece

(This work of flash fiction was inspired by a jury summons I received last month. I embellished to make it more interesting.) Ned sullenly walked to the jury assembly room, angrily pulled out his summons and showed it to the clerk who checked him in, and searched for an empty chair in the room that … Continue reading Jury Duty – A Flash Fiction Piece

Fibbing Friday (1/14/22)

(Returning to my lying alter ego for this Fibbing Friday, this one prompted by pcguy, and the theme is British rockers from the 1960s. When The Beatles debut on The Ed Sullivan Show in February 1964 the floodgates were opened here in The States for British musical talent that largely learned from American talent. Link … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/14/22)

Fibbing Friday (12/10/21)

(More Fibbing Friday, this one prompted by pesitivity101. theme: road signs. This is the first FF I've seen that's images instead of questions, which gives me new territory for my dishonesty! Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2021/12/10/fibbing-friday-10th-december/ 1. Caution: drunk driver 2.  Road blocked by collapsed buildings 3. Murderer burying his victim, lock your doors and keep driving … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (12/10/21)

Leaving Paradise: Winner

My screenplay Leaving Paradise is an award winner at the Multi Dimension International Film Festival. There are many film festivals under the Film Freeway umbrella and MDIFF is just one of them, but I'm grateful for any victory that comes my way. And this is just the beginning of the effort to get this little … Continue reading Leaving Paradise: Winner

More Responses When You Have Nothing Else To Say

I came across this humorous post on Facebook (or Twitter, I can't recall), and the universality of having nothing to say when you're expected to respond to some longwinded boor who has cornered you at a party or some other social gathering is something most people find relatable (except for the longwinded boors who love … Continue reading More Responses When You Have Nothing Else To Say

Fibbing Friday (11/26/21)

(More Fibbing Friday perfidiousness, this edition courtesy of pensitivity101. The theme of this one is roll, or role, both of these homophonous words appear in the 10 questions. Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2021/11/26/fibbing-friday-26th-november/ What is rolling stock? Grade of cannabis suitable for joints What is a rolling deck? A deck chair on wheels What is role play? … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (11/26/21)

Leaving Paradise: Finalist

My screenplay Leaving Paradise ended up being a finalist at the EdiPlay International Film Festival, the first place I ever submitted my screenplay. This has to be a good sign! Thank you, EdiPlay! Now to rewrite it and send it out again. Leaving Paradise is about a youngish man who'll be leaving Santa Cruz in … Continue reading Leaving Paradise: Finalist

99 Word Prompt: Film Festival

(This latest prompt from carrot ranch couldn't be more timely for me as will become evident in the story. Link to prompt below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/11/04/november-4-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ The writer was checking his emails then saw one from a film festival competition where he had submitted a screenplay. Probably just another rejection, he thought, bad news can wait. He … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Film Festival

Twenty: A Film Project

Welcome to this very novel project, the brainchild of Hilary Davidson, and for which I'm helping to write the screenplay. In a nutshell it's about four friends who end up in an alternate reality while on their way to a Roaring '20s party and must find a way back to the real world. More details … Continue reading Twenty: A Film Project