Above: Ashley & Clayton take a stroll through SoHo in Queensgate:

 Book signing coming up at a great local library--in Milledgeville, GA!

Books on a ledge at my former apartment--I love decorating with and being surrounded by books!

Books on a ledge at my former apartment--I love decorating with and being surrounded by books!

I'll be signing copies of Uptowners, Piano Lessons and Queensgate, Part 1 at the Spring Author Fair at Mary Vinson Memorial Library in downtown Milledgeville on Saturday, April 15 from 10AM-3PM. Stop by and say hi-- Mitzi might even be there!

AND THEN--

Get ready to go green for Earth Day--and far beyond . . . 

Earth Week performance of my short play "Don't Flush It!" coming April 17 at Georgia College & State University Black Box Theatre in downtown Milledgeville! Features characters from Fretville and lots of things one should never flush down the toilet. More soon!

PIANO LESSONS Graphic Novel now on Kindle!

Based on the award-winning screenplay: Staged reading coming soon!

The calm before a storm in piano lessons

The calm before a storm in piano lessons

Piano Lessons is a gay teen romance set in the rural South in the 1950's, wherein sixteen year-old Junior Jordan gets the boy, loses him to the girl, then finally gets the boy of his dreams--the moonshining son of a local preacher.

Above: A jealous Angel takes a pal for a wild ride in piano lessons

Above: A jealous Angel takes a pal for a wild ride in piano lessons


Below: Cover for Queensgate: Part 1.

Now in print and on Kindle, too! Look for Part 2, Spring 2017!

Queensgate: Part 1: In Hampstead, Aunt Bernice's "trinket" box is never far from her easel.

Queensgate: Part 1: In Hampstead, Aunt Bernice's "trinket" box is never far from her easel.

Clayton & Ravi seem to share a secret during a convo at Namaste.

Clayton & Ravi seem to share a secret during a convo at Namaste.

Clayton and Ashley go for an evening stroll in Soho.

Clayton and Ashley go for an evening stroll in Soho.


New graphic novel artwork at Noisy Muse on Etsy featuring Clayton, Ashley & Zack  (London) and Lola & Mary-Elizabeth (Paris).  (Below: Detail from scene at the family cemetery from upcoming Queensgate: Part 2.)

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PIANO LESSONS winner of the Tea Dance Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Screenwriting Competition!

Below: Junior goes to Mark's still for the first time in Piano Lessons.

QUEENSGATE, Winner, Best Unproduced Screenplay at the 2016 British Independent Film Festival.  Cheers to the Film Festival Guild and all Indie filmmakers, screenwriters, fans and friends 'cross the Pond!
 

 

Get Uptowners (prequel to Queensgate)  to see Ashley & Zack crash the court at the Mardi Gras Ball--and to find out what happened before they left New Orleans to try and escape their past--

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South Georgia-set screenplay HOME FIRES a top-three FINALIST at last year's Milledgeville Film Festival! This year's fest takes place at the end of April--See y'all there!

 

Meet Mitzi-- my Chi and lead muse!

Mitzi ponders the next scene . . . 

Mitzi ponders the next scene . . . 

Then decides to take a nap.

Then decides to take a nap.

 
 

Comics/ Graphic Novels

Click here to see scenes from UPTOWNERS and PIANO LESSONS and from the UPTOWNERS sequel, QUEENSGATE! Also, check out the "Fretville" blog for the latest installment of comic Southern-fried small-town angst!


 

Check out  my latest post at Writer's Fun Zone! 

Morning Call Coffee Stand in the old casino  bldg--city park, New Orleans

Morning Call Coffee Stand in the old casino  bldg--city park, New Orleans

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Film Blog: What I Learned from Watching . . .

Life lessons learned from watching these films many times: at the theatre, in classes that I've taken and/or classes that I've taught, I always discover something new and think about them often.

 

My interview with Andrez Bergen at Graphic Policy about his latest novel Bullet Gal and so much more! Be sure to check out his fantastic comic series Trista & Holt and the novel adaptation Black Sails, Disco Inferno. Here's my GP review.