• Life of the Mind

    A New Old Novel – “Prudence”

    After finishing and revising the early drafts of Just Another Week in Suburbia in 2012, I started thinking about what I should write next. Like most writers, I always have ideas. Often, the query is if those ideas are ready to be written. Sometimes, they need to gestate. Then they…

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  • Life of the Mind

    A Little Writing Housekeeping

    Throughout my life as a writer I’ve alternated my focus between prose and screenwriting. Both share some similar precepts (structure, plotting, character arcs, etc.), but also have differences that delineate them as different beasts. Just because you have experience in one doesn’t mean you’ll be able to execute the other.…

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