• Little Diva Rising

    The First Day of Shooting

    Last Saturday, shooting began on Little Diva Rising. Over the coming weeks, I’m going to talk about the project, the cast, and the crew, and chronicle how it’s all going. So I’ll begin with … me. Most of my bio is well-known. If you’re reading my blog, then surely you’d know who I am: a novelist, aspiring screenwriter, and somebody who loves storytelling (although I do yell at clouds a lot nowadays). Since I was a kid, I’ve loved nothing more than to lose myself in a story, be that in a comic book, a novel, a television show, or a movie – or whatever other form storytelling might take.…

  • Little Diva Rising

    An Introduction to Little Diva Rising

    Life has been busy lately with all sorts of things happening. I’ve tried to keep writing throughout, tried to find pockets of time to work in. Lately, I’ve been juggling a bit more, because I’ve been submitting to various screenwriting comps, and deadlines have been pressing. Then, depending on the screenplay, I’ll give it another once-over – if I can. One screenplay I hoped to prepare – one of my favourites – became the subject of an exhaustive revision. I didn’t expect that. But a prior competition had offered feedback, and some of it had opened new possibilities. Once I got stuck into those possibilities, well, the revision became largely…