Hello and hope everyone's been having a great summer! I'm currently working on Queensgate: Part 2 and will be posting some in-progress sketches as I head into the home stretch. Also look for new film and literary blog posts and Fretvilles--
PIANO LESSONS Graphic Novel in print AND on Kindle!
Based on the award-winning screenplay--First place in One-in-Ten, Honolulu Film Fest, & Tea Dance Gay & Lesbian Film Fest Screenwriting Competitions.
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.
Below: Cover for Queensgate: Part 1.
Now in print and on Kindle, too! Look for Part 2, Summer 2017!
Graphic novel artwork at Noisy Muse on Etsy. This piece features Clayton, Ashley & Zack. (Detail from scene at the family cemetery from upcoming Queensgate: Part 3.)
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.
Meet Mitzi-- my Chi and lead muse!
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!
Short environmental play "Don't Flush It!" (featuring characters right out of Fretville!) just had its third performance at Georgia College & State University Black Box Theatre, a collaboration between the Department of Theatre & Dance and GC Shades of Green--Nominated for a Student Activities/ Bobcat Award for "Best Awareness Event"!
Check out my latest post at Writer's Fun Zone!
Film Blog: What I Learned from Watching . . .
An archive of 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.