Category Archives: writing

Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block has beset writers for time immemorial. For some people the words won’t just come. They remained stuck in the head or the writer suffers a collapse of inspiration. I used to say that I only experienced writer’s block when my bank account dropped below $200, however this most recent lapse arose from several […]

More Is Not Necessarily More

A friend recently castigated my writing with the criticism that I was a sloppy writer. He was speaking the truth and I said, “My father always thought that I was sloppy too.” “You end up writing too much.” Dannett was editor for a famed newspaper’s obit section. “Sometimes more is more.” “I wish that you […]

Oh You Roue

‎ “The only horrible thing in the world is ennui, Dorian. That is the one sin for which there is no forgiveness.” Lord Henry Wotton explains to a young Dorian Gray in Oscar Wilde’s PORTRAIT OF DORIAN GRAY

HANG UP Tagline

The other afternoon at a 8th Street bar I was drinking with several friends discussing the reasons for my movie script not having found a home. “BET ON CRAZY has it all, a diamond heist, love, violence.” “Yes, but that doesn’t says anything.” Jason came from Malibu. He had movie star friends. He had helped […]


Not everyone is cut out to be a drinker. It’s an exacting devotion. Appreciation and dedication are not to be found at TGIFs or mall beer joints, unless the serious drinker has no other choice, since everyone knows that drinking alone is a serious indication of alcoholism. As long as there’s one other living person […]