The Writer Gene

noun thē wrī-tər\ gēn\

A peculiar piece of DNA that compels you to express yourself in words, and ties you to everyone else who possesses it.


July 30, 2013

Do You Have the Writer Gene?

Reblogged from The Huffington Post – 5-29-13 About twenty years ago I had a critical decision to make in my life.  I had moved out to Los Angeles to pursue both screenwriting and acting, had studied at some prestigious schools, and had begun to pick up bits of work on both fronts.  The problem was, - Read More -

June 17, 2013

Twenty Feet From Stardom

Twenty Feet From Stardom is a brilliant new documentary from Director, Morgan Neville and Producer, Gil Friesen, that chronicles the lives and careers of the music industry’s most legendary back-up singers.  The film is an absolutely mesmerizing portrait of a profession that most of us very much take for granted, and for the first time - Read More -

April 17, 2013

The Writing Masters

There was a great moment in this past weekend’s final round of The Masters golf tournament when Australian phenom, Jason Day, holed a sandshot for eagle and American, Matt Kucher, who was paired with him, gave him a big high five. Having been an avid golfer at one time I have often thought about the - Read More -