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Novelist and screenwriter, working hard for the day the break comes.
Unique traits: I write novels for my screenplays and vice versa, and perhaps because of my background in literature, have a keen insight into the psychology, behavior, and motivations of others. Because of this, I am able to add so many rich, psychological nuances to my stories.
Film by Integrity Entertainment/Dave Alspach Editing and Design A group of retired Vietnam Veterans turn the Mexican border upside down, taking down drug cartels and their connection to a terrorist cell, all in the face of U.S. Government resistance. This action packed story is about a group of well-trained senior citizens who ignore decorum and politics and go about taking down the bad guys on both sides of the border.
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Print by Stripe Creative Writer In Book I of this nostalgic, coming-of-age series, Andre Joseph Blue is a young boy who leaves the emotional prison of his old school and finds his stripes at a new one, where his older brother Duncan has already paved the way. Influenced by his love for family and friends and blessed with a special relationship with Duncan, Andre must learn to adapt to life's inevitable changes. Eventually, Andre is faced with the choice to forgive those who have wronged him or become hardened and arrogant with the success he has found at his new school. What's more, he must determine where he could have been mistaken about his old school all along after coming face to face with a nightmarish scenario he never even considered.
Print by Stripe Creative Writer In this symbolic, mind-bending voyage through dreamworld, disen- chanted young Chase, guided by a maddening guardian angel, goes on a quest to make sense of the tragedies that have befallen him. Introduced for the first time to what it means to be truly alive, Chase seeks both his rightful place in the world and a faith that can help him overcome it.
Print by Stripe Creative Writer Perry Burns, a beloved Catholic priest, is rocked by a letter he receives from Noelle Rose, his lover in a former life. Perry is tormented by regret and the sacrifices he has made for God, and both his conscience and a mysterious stranger practically force him into the trip down memory lane that will stir up every thought and feeling he has worked so hard to repress. Heaven and hell are on the line, and once again, Perry must choose. ***Screenplay is written.
Fade to Black
Film by Cazadora Entertainment/Diana Zollicoffer Producer Dr. Eve Lenoxx, a well-respected psychiatrist, struggles with her own beauty while helping her patients get better. Her perception is skewed as Dr. Lenoxx judges herself harshly. She is haunted by her dead mother's opinion, which depended on the 'brown paper bag test' to measure skin color to beauty standards.
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Series by Vanessa Cloke Writer I wrote two episodes: "Under the Trees" and "Shit."
New England Book Festival Honorable Mention -- POSTMARKED BALTIMORE
Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction