Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, February 18, 2021, or: Adventures in Screenwriting – Let the Prep Phase Begin!

Hello there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Currently, it’s cloudy outside, where the temperature is 77˚F (25˚C). With the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 11 MPH (18 KM/H) and humidity at 83%, the feels-like temperature is 77˚F (25˚C). Today we can expect partly sunnyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, February 18, 2021, or: Adventures in Screenwriting – Let the Prep Phase Begin!”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, February 17, 2021, or: Adventures in Screenwriting – The Tale of the Sleep-Deprived Scribbler

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s a cold and gray afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 64˚F (18˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 87% and the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 4 MPH (13 KM/H). the feels-like temperature is 64˚F (18˚C). The forecast for theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, February 17, 2021, or: Adventures in Screenwriting – The Tale of the Sleep-Deprived Scribbler”

Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘El Grande de Corona’

On November 17, 2020, my friend and frequent collaborator Juan Carlos Hernandez uploaded his latest comedy film, El Grande de Corona, to the Google-owned video platform YouTube. As Juan describes it, El Grande de Corona is a timely set of comedy sketches about the COVID-19 pandemic. Per the film’s description on YouTube, El Grande deContinue reading “Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘El Grande de Corona’”

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”

My Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘Clown 345’

On July 12, 2019, my high school chum Juan Carlos Hernandez posted Clown 345, a short comedy film about three clowns, a phone, and a joke. It stars Juan (a professional actor who has played many roles on TV, feature films, and even local theater in and around New York City), his wife Adria, andContinue reading “My Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘Clown 345’”

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’”