https://youtu.be/nxeHdJBD3PA I had the amazing opportunity to fly to Wyoming and meet up with some travelers to watch the moon cross the sun. It only lasted a brief moment but time sure did slow down, well it felt that way to me at least. I landed early in the day at DEN and took care… Continue reading The Great American Eclipse 2017
The Journey Back to Earth and other short stories I'm more than excited to eventually share with you these four stories. While I think all quote-unquote normal authors wait and write for the day when they release a novel that transcends all that has ever been published, which secures their name in the cannon of their hopeful literary… Continue reading The Journey Back to Earth Book Release
Every year I write a one act play for the Samuel French Off Off Broadway One Act Play Festival. Every year I don't get an email from them. This year, 2014, my entry was this short, little gem, South West Virginia. The idea that came to mind was an older couple entering into a motel… Continue reading SOUTH WEST VIRGINIA a one act play
I'll admit that I'm easily frightened. I hate the dark, and I hate clowns. As a child, when I went to bed, I pulled my Mickey Mouse bedspread over my entire body except for my face (I wanted to make sure I saw anything coming to get me), my heart pumped fast, occasional chills rushed… Continue reading What Scares You?
There are so many "guidelines" to consider when writing literature. Every writer who want's to be published has to consider the following things: the genera, the style, word count, tone, character driven vs action or both, will your novel be a series, will it have any sociological impact, will it be banned from school libraries?… Continue reading do dreams work
I don’t recall the year, but the first Christmas I remember was a magical one that puts all other days of my life to shame. I was woken up by one of my brothers and sleepily walked out of our shared bedroom, down the hall where every step on the hardwood creaked and popped, and… Continue reading The Truth About Santa: A Christmas Story
Us Underwood boys finally took that road trip out west that we'd been talking about for years. My dad was a professional truck driver and only flew if it were absolutely necessary. He traveled to every state in the Continental US though I can only remember him flying twice. He could look at an atlas… Continue reading Out West
Reading a play can discourage those who aren't used to the unique format. There is a lot more space between the lines and many more breaks in formatting: character names, dialogue, stage direction, parentheticals, and transitions. I learned to read plays by way of Arthur Miller. The Crucible was long, deep, and full of characters,… Continue reading how to read a play
IN ANTICIPATION OF THE RELEASE OF FAMILIAR SPIRITS, GET YOUR FREE KINDLE COPY NOW OF PEACE, OSCAR. (8-17 through 8-20, 2012) From the romantic streets of Paris comes a book of inspired poems. peace, oscar is my second collection of poetry. I'm still apprehensive with poetry. Though I love to write it and love to… Continue reading free peace!
It's finally here! Well, almost. The release date for the paperback version of Familiar Spirits is September 3, 2012, although the kindle version is currently for sale. This special edition includes the original script as it was presented all those years ago (2010) as a dinner show with a few photos. Familiar Spirits is my… Continue reading Familiar Spirits