Adventures in Screenwriting: Mom Would Have Been Proud

Mom Would Have Been Proud Way back in the late Seventies – circa early in 1978 – I told my mom, “You know what? Someday I’m gonna write a movie. I wanna write one, anyway.” I had just seen Star Wars during one of the three times that I watched it over its long runContinue reading “Adventures in Screenwriting: Mom Would Have Been Proud”

More Thoughts, More Musings on a Hot Florida Afternoon, July 21, 2020

Well, as I promised earlier, I am back on my WordPress blog. I don’t have a review for your reading pleasure; I though I might be inspired to write about a movie, music album, book, Star Wars collectible, or even a computer game. But at this point in July, it’s hard for me to comeContinue reading “More Thoughts, More Musings on a Hot Florida Afternoon, July 21, 2020”

My Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘A Simple Ad’

On May 2, 2019, New York City-based actor-director Juan Carlos Hernandez uploaded a short film titled A Simple Ad to the online video-sharing platform YouTube. Produced by his wife, actress-producer-editor Adria K. Woomer-Hernandez for their indie film company Popcorn Sky Productions, A Simple Ad is a brief but poignant story about loss, grief, and theContinue reading “My Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘A Simple Ad’”

‘No hay novedad’: Life in the Time of COVID-19

Hi, there. Welcome to another edition of A Certain Point of View, Too, my new blog in WordPress. As I write this, it’s almost six o’clock on Thursday, April 9. Here in my corner of Florida, it’s 84 degrees Fahrenheit (29 degrees Celsius) under mostly sunny skies. It’s early spring, but here in the DeepContinue reading “‘No hay novedad’: Life in the Time of COVID-19”

Fiction Break: Excerpt from ‘The Best Years of Our Lives…Supposedly’

In August 2018, a few weeks after I self-published Reunion: A Story via Amazon in paperback and Kindle e-book editions, I flirted with the notion of writing a sequel in which the main character (and narrator) of that story is confronting some of the challenges that many fifty-somethings face as they go through middle ageContinue reading “Fiction Break: Excerpt from ‘The Best Years of Our Lives…Supposedly’”