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Goodreads Giveaway

A Viking on the Subway $7.99 Paperback 99 Cent eBook! Kobo Nook ———- Horseshoe a Midwestern Gothic Novel With stories including ones about runaway coffins, a midnight knocker, church healing services, and adulterous relationships, Horseshoe is a float down the river past themes exploring sin, guilt, faith, doubt, and redemption. Amazon Barnes and Noble   […]

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Dear Reader,

Ever since a former professor of mine introduced me to the idea that writing floats on a sea of conversation, I’ve thrived on the energy that is derived from interacting with others who care about stories and the teaching of writing. I’m a writer and filmmaker who teaches in the Institute For Writing Studies at St. John’s […]

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Not a How-To Post on Documentary Filmmaking

In order to spark conversation, I thought I’d take a quick run through my process of making the documentary film, For the Love of Books. I invite questions, requests for more of an explanation, and most of all suggestions for improvement. As a longtime fan of documentary films and a writer of scripts, the catalyst […]

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The Movie Poster is Out! by Natalie Brasington

Share on Facebook I’m excited to share with you the movie poster created by photographer Natalie Brasington for the premiere of our film, For the Love of Books.  It will screen as part of the inaugural Phenom Film Festival in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Bossier Civic Center on Saturday, September 8th at 6:00 PM.  I’ve […]

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Good News: Documentary Will Play Phenom Film Festival

My documentary, For the Love of Books, has been accepted to screen at the Phenom International Film Festival.  For the Love of Books tells the story of Kathy Patrick and the Pulpwood Queens’ Girlfriend Weekend. The Queens throw a book-loving party each January that features outrageous costumes, great storytelling, and many inspiring literacy projects.  The majority of […]

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