New Podcast Up: Everybody Was Kung Fu Farming

Richard Kutz and I absolutely love AMC’s Into the Badlands.  If you aren’t watching it right now, you should.  The writing is excellent, the world building is amazing and who doesn’t love farmers who know kung fu?  We also discuss a little known film that is close to our heart entitled Hunter/Prey.  The writing in this film … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Checking Out Demon Sharks

New Podcast Up: Checking Out Demon Sharks

In this episode, Richard and I discuss the amazing writing of Bates Motel, and how we think the departures from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho were smart and well-written.  We also discuss Freddie Highmore, Vera Farmiga and Nestor Carbonell, three actors who pulled off Emmy winning performances in this series.  We are sad to finally check out of the … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Send the Executives to Hollows Grove

New Podcast Up: Send the Executives to Hollows Grove

We spend some considerable time in this episode ranting about Sony specifically, but basically we discuss the problems of executives side-lining writers on film projects. We also discuss the film “Hollows Grove”, a film not even Lance Henrikson could save. Find the episode here.

3 Reasons Why I Wound My Characters

3 Reasons Why I Wound My Characters

I’m currently working on the third book in a space opera trilogy. One thing I learned early on is that characters must be believable and that readers must have a stake in them if you are going to get very far. …Especially if you plan to write a multi-part book series with them…. One trick … Continue reading