“I know what I’m gonna be when I grow up,” my thirteen-year-old-self declared. “I’m going to be a soap opera writer!” The revelation spread throughout my body, my eyes wide and heart fluttering. It was a career choice no one around me shared, definitely not on any of the what-are-you-going-to-be-when-you-grow up quizzes. I had noContinue reading “Writer Admission: I Write Fan Fiction”
Originally posted on An Entertaining Idea:
I love The Greatest Showman. No, adore is more fitting! I adore everything about this fantastic, heartwarming, toe-tapping, inspiring musical. If you have yet to see the film, bookmark this post and go buy the digital, DVD, or streaming copy – it’s worth your time and your money. As…
Life’s path winds, twists, and circles along my spiritual journey. Many times over the course of four decades I’ve stopped moving, remained stuck in quicksand, or shook with fear. The belief that I must keep moving forward provided inspiration and energy when fatigue or frustration set in. How do I take that first step? IContinue reading “Sunday SoulJourn: Lights, Camera, Acting”
I made myself a promise last week that I would move forward with more confidence in myself and my writing journey. How have I done so far? I’ll give myself a B as there’s room for improvement. Thanks to a bout of bronchitis, the past few days provided ample writing time but little progress. I’veContinue reading “Days 107 & 108 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”
The topic for Day 79 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Why Shiri Appleby’s work on UnREAL is award worthy.
DAYS 76, 77, & 78 It’s the most wonderful time of the year – award show season! Award shows that honor achievement in film, television, and theatre? Of course I’d watch! My entertainment blog tagline is Celebrating film, TV, and theatre after all. I love this time of year – all the excitement, anticipation, andContinue reading “Days 76-78 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Award Show Season”
A recap of my experience at the 2015 Story Expo writing conference!
13 September 2015 I soljourned this weekend to one of my favorite places in the United States – Los Angeles! Some say it’s a big city like all the others: loud, noisy, overcrowded with buildings and people. For them, that may hold true. I see it differently. I feel at home there, as though theContinue reading “Sunday SoulJourn: Entertainment Path”
An original poem inspired by a great year in film! Our favorite films can inspire They offer insight into the world And to our perception of it We ponder, reflect, and grow with each frame. The films that remain in our collection Don’t always receive their due credit Yet there’s a reason they matterContinue reading “Motivational Monday: Movie-ing Forward”
One of the greatest lessons that I’ve learned over the past year is that others can’t read my mind. If I need help, I must ask. So, I’m asking: Help me motivate, inspire, and spread an uplifting message by sharing my blog post entries with friends, family, and social media followers. During the 111 DayContinue reading “Writing to Inspire…and Earn a Living”