The Roost

Website at a glance...

Website at a glance
Shadow Falls
The Twenty-Third Letter
Black Hole
Fluff 'n stuff
Express yourself
Story of the Black Rooster
What you will find here...
A lot of talking, whether it's about my writing, my first film, my family, etc.  I won't be posting every day -- just don't have the time -- but if you check back periodically, you're sure to find something of interest.
Photos of my family.  Not too many, but enough to make you jealous.
Rants from time to time.  They'll involve screenwriting, I'm sure ... I already have one planned concerning what I like to call Aspiring Starbuckers (not too hard to figure out if you know L.A. life at all).  Then there's negative people, people who collect screenwriting books, and ... well, you get the picture.
Day by day account of the filming of the trailers for Shadow Falls and The Twenty-Third Letter.
Oh yeah ... and then there's my search for representation.  One of my goals for 2006 is to get either an agent or manager ... finally. 

What you will NOT find here...
Although I'm an aspiring screenwriter, I won't be using this website to whore out my scripts.  I might discuss what I'm working on or what I've previously done from time to time, but I have no interest in turning this website into one of those pathetic lists of every screenplay that I've written since grade school, complete with fancy shmancy logline, just hoping that a producer will happen upon the Great American Screenplay about two dwarves who take a road trip to Jupiter's third moon.  If you have a website like I've described, please take a good, hard look at yourself and your place in the universe.
You won't find me bragging about how many screenwriting books I've read, especially the ones written by people who have never even sold a script.  Nor will I discuss how you MUST attend this person or that person's screenwriting seminar to make it in the business.  Why not?  Because it's all bullshit.
I also won't be discussing politics or current events, unless they directly affect me.  Trust me, there are a lot of issues I feel passionately about, but I don't feel the need to vent in a place like this.

Breakdown of my blogs...
Shadow Falls -- This will follow mytheadventures of getting my first film produced, including the script, financing, casting, production, etc.
The Twenty-Third Letter -- This will follow my second film, which used to be my first film, once that goes into production.
Fluff 'N Stuff -- Home.  Work.  Anything that I might fight or just want to share for the heck of it.  Family, friends, wife, son, roommates, even the apartment itself. I'll try to keep this from being mundane as much as I can.

Screenwriting -- This is where I will discuss screenwriting in general.  This is where the majority of rants will be. But don't worry -- I'm harmless.