ABOUT THE WRITER…
I liken my journey with screenwriting with the first half of the preferred way to structure a scene; specifically: come in late. In December of 2009, I retired from a thirty-
I’ve been fortunate to have worked with a very talented Story Analyst on both of my pieces. She has described my work in her own words as, “What’s particularly important to note about how well these relationships work is that they feel extremely natural and not ‘pushed’ at all. Almost not ‘written.’ Each of them feels as though we are simply watching through a window into a very real world, not amped up for the screen or manipulated in any way that only the best writing for the screen achieves.”
For THE FIRST DAY, she wrote, “The relationship that develops between Pete and Amy is done particularly well, is built organically, unfolds at a natural pace and feels like a truly human, authentic friendship and love…. more reminiscent of films made in years past when patience and realism trumped anything else and some of the finest character work in film history was allowed to be made.”
THE FIRST DAY is a drama story about a washed-
I’m fortunate to have retired at a fairly young age and to live in a magical place where I can pursue my passion for wine, cooking and screenwriting. I also squeeze in a love for biking, hiking, golfing and hunting for sea glass.