In Which There Are Life Problems

Been having some life issues lately. I did not complete NaNoWriMo this year, in part because I had decided to work on a script instead and also because of family drama that arose in the last few weeks. I’ve been kind of gone from the internet, trying to get everything back on track. So the … Continue reading

Film Review: King Of Devil’s Island

I’m not sure where this film is available, but it screened at the film festival this past week. It’s a Norwegian film that won best picture at the Norwegian film awards this year. I have to say, it deserved it. It’s based on true events from the country’s own history. In 1915, a boy’s prison … Continue reading

The Denver International Film Festival is Over – Now What?

Now, I write. I’ve been slacking on NaNoWriMo, and part of that is because I’ve been indulging in my other passion – film. The Denver International Film Festival is a great film festival – there’s always so much to see and so many different genres to appeal to a broad audience. They showcase a lot … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo and the Denver International Film Festival

This has been a crazy week. I’m trying to write 1700 words a day and attend films at the festival here in Denver at the same. I work in the same building where most of the films are showing, and I have been very lucky in that I have been able to attend many screenings … Continue reading

Day One of NaNoWriMo and the Epiphany About New Adult Fiction

Yesterday, November 1st, was the first day of NaNoWriMo. I’m already off to a slower start than I’d like at 1200 words (the goal was 1700) but I get the feeling that I’ll make up for it. Part of what had me going slow (those 1200 words were agony to write), was the fact that … Continue reading