How To Turn a Hobby Into a Profession

Originally posted Good Guy Swag. Hobby or Passion? The Secret To Becoming A Professional It’s a question I feel like I’ve been hearing a lot lately. Maybe it’s a by-product of being in my thirties, but once you hit this season of life, the expectation is that you’re hitting you’re stride, you’re making your way…Read more How To Turn a Hobby Into a Profession

5 Tips to Finish and Finish Well

Note: This blog first appeared on Good Guy Swag It’s hot, steamy, and humid, as it should be in the Florida panhandle, even in November. It’s 2005 and I’ve just won a screenwriting fellowship, and am winding my way towards a beachfront home to spend sixteen days breaking stories with a group of screenwriters. Suddenly…Read more 5 Tips to Finish and Finish Well

Hurry Up and Wait: Reflections on the Release of THE LEAST OF THESE

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick…” ~ Proverbs 13:12a We were three days into a tight 20-day shoot when my lead actor got fired. Not from our movie, no.  We’d only just started filming on Tuesday, June 4th, 2007, and Isaiah Washington had already proved himself to be everything I knew he would be — passionate,…Read more Hurry Up and Wait: Reflections on the Release of THE LEAST OF THESE