I got to hang out with “Death Match” Dave Russell and Everett Lee and talk about “the Industry, brother!” on their podcast on 14 August, 2019. Check it out:
are you a white man with a script?
Afraid there might be parts of it that are sexist?
Look no further.
I will go beyond the Bechdel Test and do a complete Feminist Audit of your work. For an incredibly reasonable fee, I’ll tell you where your script could use some work, how your script might be interpreted by non-white, non-male readers/viewers, and offer alternatives where appropriate. Reach out to me now, or face the backlash later. Let’s make your work as inclusive as possible.
I wrote, directed, edited, and produced a music short film for the band Tigerman. Proud creators of instrumental jam rock, the band worked in collaboration with myself and my production collective, Killer Goose Films, to create a unique short film for the song, "Someday You'll Be My Wife."
Let's Work together
My projects run from poetry to short films to feature scripts and more. So consider me to write for your publication, edit your manuscript, or voice your words.
Do you have stories to tell, but can't find the best words to tell them? Do you have ideas for books but just can't get past the first act? Is there a beginning and an end but an empty void where the middle's supposed to go? I've helped people with all of these issues. I can be your partner, either as a ghostwriter or a cowriter.
My newspaper days have made me a Hawkeye. I can copy-edit superbly, but content is where I do my best work. Most recently I was editor of a book of poetry called Penultimate Human Constellation, a conversation in poems between a father and son, which the Arizona Daily Sun calls "a must-read, for it will compel readers to pursue the light in the darkness, chase the tough questions and, hopefully, you know, call their dad [...]"
I've edited research papers, manuscripts, screenplays, pilots, doctoral theses, novellas, news articles, and poetry. I can give guidance and support on the very big aspects of your work: plot & plot devices, character realism & development, pacing, target audience, and more.
My years of writing and editing poetry have taught me to consider every single word, and I've become quite adept at trimming the fat from scripts and stories to make them read at exactly the pace desired. I'm an unabashed slasher, and I can polish your work and make it market-ready. Whaddya got for me?
A quick Audible search will show you my work in the field of audiobook narration. If you like what you hear, I'd love to work in various genres, including nonfiction. I'd love to do more voice acting, and I'm a damn good singer, too.
As you might have guessed from my work on “Someday You’ll Be My Wife,” I know my way around some video production. I’ve made a few online video ads over the years, some for clients and some for fun. Happy to help you with video projects large and small.
FUN FACT: I am also an ordained, nondenominational Reverend. So I can legally marry you and your beloved if you envision a secular ceremony.
DISCLAIMER: I say "secular" because after repeated attempts to contact various gods, I've not secured a single endorsement from any of the big ones people tend to seek the blessings of. Gods, in my experience, are not great at returning phone calls.
Feel free to peruse. Feedback is always welcome!