Nearing the final pages of of Queensgate: Part 2 and will be posting more in-progress sketches soon! Also this fall look for new film and literary blog posts and Fretvilles--

Lola, Mary-Elizabeth & Zack at a bistro in Paris. 

Lola, Mary-Elizabeth & Zack at a bistro in Paris. 

Zack & Ravi at the pub.

Zack & Ravi at the pub.

Zack finds some reading material under the sofa.

Zack finds some reading material under the sofa.

 

 

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. 

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:George's mother warns him about Mark when they hear gunshots in the woods.

Above:George's mother warns him about Mark when they hear gunshots in the woods.


Below: Cover for Queensgate: Part 1.

Now in print and on Kindle, too! Look for Part 2, Summer 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.


Latest news! My Georgia-set screenplay HOME FIRES a semi-finalist in the Southeastern International Film Festival coming up soon in Nashville, TN! 

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This is how the Underground Station looked in clayton's 'hood on my first visit to London

This is how the Underground Station looked in clayton's 'hood on my first visit to London

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.)

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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!

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Mitzi takes a break during a script revision.

Mitzi takes a break during a script revision.

 

Comics/ Graphic Novels

-detail from the latest Fretville--

-detail from the latest Fretville--

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! 

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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.

 

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.