Tag Archives: publishing

Spec Writing for TV (Seriously)

I have two main dilemmas related to TV spec writing that I’d love to have some input on: navigating network credibility and writing the serial drama. Network Credibility and the TV Spec Market I once read that it’s pointless to write a spec script of a CW show, because the fledgling network is considered the red-headed stepchild […]

Love the Shoes – EXCERPT from Life on Other Moons

PHOTO SOURCE: Creative Commons photo “shoes” by joe jukes on Flickr. NOTE: Four weeks from now, Friday, May 10, will be one of the biggest nights of my life. It’s the culmination of four years of graduate study and a lifetime of loving stories. On that night, I will join twenty-six fellow students in a […]

Carver’s ‘Cathedral’: Once More with Context

(NOTE: I originally posted this as a review of Carver’s book on Goodreads. I’ve since edited it to have it make more sense outside of Goodreads.) I just read Raymond Carver’s short story collection Cathedral. I’m still processing it; I think I liked it 4 stars’ worth. And if I didn’t already own it, I’d […]

1.25

In May 2013, I will graduate with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts from the University of Baltimore (U.B.). That means I have just over a year (1.25 of a year) to do the following and to take stock of my life and my career: revise any pre-2012 stories that I have written […]