Who we are to the world- not just who we are trying to be.
If there’s anything that starts to weigh us down it’s the potential of things that might or could have been, but aren’t. I think those are the living ghosts we can be haunted by that keep us up at night no matter how good things are.
Stories with women that are just set dressing or targets for the male protagonists are worthless. Flesh her out. Give her agency and goals of her own.
That is what this book is for me. It’s a silly story about a man who accidentally makes a movie, but along the way he, and hopefully I in writing it, will break, edit, delete and rewrite the articles above into something simpler, something elegant.
We don’t get to own the decision of who stays or goes the way we can put a book back on the shelf, but at least knowing and putting in the effort … that can make all the difference.
My final week of funemployment, thoughts on what comes next, and Drawful the Awful’s release date.
“[Like my hero,] on my best days I believe in the good that come from the things I do, the way I treat people, the work I get done- but there are plenty days where I feel like the world doesn’t want me or anything I can do for it, and those days I’ll admit- I’m running the motions waiting to die thanks to my depression.”
The challenge of writing Los Angeles properly for my current projects, and the 3 films I think do that best.
An excerpt from my next buddy cop comedy novel, Gunn & Balloo, as well as a perspective on why, when sad, I prefer to right funny rather than dive into melancholy.
Discussing the unifying theme of my wildly different three works, and what else I’m looking for on the next phase of projects.