• Little Diva Rising

    Back on Track

    Earlier in the year, Maria showed my action script, But the Truth, to a Queensland company. They loved it, so Maria and I flew down to meet with them. Coordinating the meeting was Maria’s friend, Vicky Wanless. Vicky herself is an actress, writer, producer, and director. She’s also, at this time, a Queenslander. Nothing came of the action script, but as we moved forward with Little Diva Rising, Maria brought Vicky onboard. When we were breaking down roles of who’d do what, a lot (nearly everything) was new to me. The only thing I knew about was writing. I didn’t even know what everybody else was good at. As time…

  • Little Diva Rising

    The S Blog: Stuart, Steve, and Seth

    Slow-to-almost-no progress this week, as our director of photographer, Stuart Jaymes, has developed pneumonia. We did film one brief scene for a montage, as that had required us (well, Maria) to notify and arrange permission for us to film a Taekwondo class. But for that scene, our sound guy, Bil Chute (who’s also a director of photography) took over. All our other scenes (and it was going to be a busy weekend) were postponed. That gave me some time to finish writing the new opening for my new novel, which had tentatively been functioning under the acronym of TFSoLY. As I wrote the novel, I thought that acronym (which I…