If you’re a writer like me, you might have heard about “Save the Cat”. What is it? Before I explain, first I must share with you a picture of Clawde who was my cat I got a week before meeting my lovely wife Pamela, and … MORESave The Cat! and Root for Your Hero
In my last two newsletters, I explored the protagonist and antagonist characters as they relate to fiction writing. This month, I wanted to talk about a third character, the impact (or influence) character. What is the impact character? There are many definitions and theories, but the … MOREWhat is an Impact Character?
Last month, I gave a few tips on how to write a compelling protagonist. This month, I’d like to focus on your Antagonist, or villain. Having a great “bad guy” (or gal) is part of what makes a great story, whether Grendel in Beowulf, or … MOREHow to Write a Great Villain!
In my opinion, Raiders of the Lost Ark is one of the greatest movies of all time. The main reason for that is the well-defined and crafted lead character of Indiana Jones. Back when George Lucas & Steven Spielberg were creating the character, they had … MOREWHAT I LEARNED ABOUT WRITING FROM INDIANA JONES: MAKE YOUR PROTAGONIST RELATABLE
Pamela & I were recently interviewed by Andre Tucker on the S.T.A.R.net Studios podcast. We connected through LinkedIn. We spoke about our various projects, including our web series That Darn Girlfriend, the novel and comic adaptation for CYBER FIGHTER, and how we are moving forward with the film production. … MOREOur Recent Interview with S.T.A.R.net Studios!
THE COMIC ADAPTATION HAS JUST BEEN RELEASED!!! YES, IT’S HERE! The official comic book adaptation, not of the novel…but of the CYBER FIGHTER short film script. We are hoping to go into production later this year. It’s different from the 2017 comic in that this … MOREThe Official Comics Adaptation of CYBER FIGHTER is here!
THE JOURNEY OF LAW OF THE NINJA This month, it might be interesting to share the story of my becoming a filmmaker. I had always wanted to be in the movie business ever since I was a kid and learned that making movies like the Star Wars saga … MOREThat time I made a ninja movie as a teenager…
As we begin this new year, I thought that it might be interesting to share more personal stuff with you. I’ve been training for the longer part of my life now, and intend to keep doing it as long as possible. Here’s my story. I began my … MOREWilliam’s Martial Arts Journey
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Looking Back at this year’s Holiday SeasonI hope that you all had a Happy and safe Holiday season — Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc. — whatever Holiday tradition you love to celebrate. People’s family traditions for Holiday celebrations are a vast and … MOREHappy New Year! Looking towards a brighter 2021
I’ve been staying pretty busy this season by redoing the comic book adaptation for CYBER FIGHTER. Actually, it is an adaptation of the short film script which will hopefully be filmed sometime in 2021. Many who have downloaded the previous comic adaptation might think this … MORETurning a Short Film Script Into a Comic Book!