I invite you to visit my YouTube Channel. Soon you will be able to see photos of my trip to Beverly Hills and Hollywood, CA, where I met 14 film industry decision-makers and pitched my story to them as the next great book turned into a movie.Continue reading
Day: November 3, 2021
I Fell in Love
“I fell in love with you, not because of how you look, but because of who you are.”Continue reading
What is a Book-to-Screen Pitchfest?
This was my chance to meet face-to-face with decision-makers in Hollywood and in a 2-minute elevator pitch, convince them to consider my story as the next great movie and/or television show. I was told afterwards that I was one of the four authors who received the most responses. Let’s see how far this can go – to the big screen?????? Let’s hope so.Continue reading
The Firebird Book Award
We chose the firebird to symbolize the award because the firebird is known as a magical helper and is believed to drop pearls from its beak when passing over peasant villages, to give the poor something to trade for food and other necessities. We hope, in some small way, that we too can help others via the donation aspect of these book awards. Sponsored by Speak Up Talk Radio, whose mantra has always been this: Speak Up–your words can change the world. You never know how your words affect those you may never meet. And to help you become a magical helper, like the mighty firebird who drops pearls, your entry fee is used as a tax deductible charitable donation to brighten the rooms of women and children in homeless shelters.Continue reading