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Through what was arguably the hottest day in many years here in the Valley of the Sun, Thor, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and a million other super powered heroes patrolled the foyers of the Phoenix Convention Center, keeping the peace while an army of villains, equal in number, sipped lattes and checked social media […]

Film Adaptation Statistics

In preparation for my Phoenix Comicon Session this year on adapting books to screenplays and screenplays to books, I’ve been researching statistics concerning film adaptations from written material other than original or ‘spec’ screenplays. In his book, Reading the Movies, William Costanzo notes that it has been estimated that a third of all films ever […]


  For those attending this year’s Phoenix Comicon, consider attending my session on adapting screenplays to novels. Having written in the script format for so many years, my transition to books opened up a whole new opportunity as a writer. Come and find out how it’s possible to write successfully in both formats!   Get […]

Tales of Tinfoil Reviewed

  Since the release of my novel, Phoenix Lights, set in the world of the Apocalypse Weird series of books, I was asked to contribute a short story to a conspiracy theory anthology put together by editor David Gatewood. Titled, Tales of Tinfoil, the book has already landed some great reviews, and in some cases, […]