Blogging About My Blog

Blogging About My Blog

I’ve been writing Excellent Notion since January of 2009, which means that I’ve changed a lot since the founding of this fine site. My relationship with blogging has also evolved.

The Pitch Meeting for Dirty Dancing

The Pitch Meeting for Dirty Dancing

VISIONARY: It’s the 1960’s, and one summer vacation will forever change the life of Baby-

My ArcLight Cinemas Audition

My ArcLight Cinemas Audition

In my first Excellent Notion video, I audition to do the front of house speech at ArcLight.    

Hollywood’s Saddest 35 Under 35

Hollywood’s Saddest 35 Under 35

Each year we assemble a list of Hollywood’s rising stars, from actors and screenwriters to board room mavericks! We search high and low, poling industry leaders and social media, to create a list that represents the very saddest of the sad, because together the names on this list represent the future of our industry. United by talent and ambition, […]

The Writer’s Process

The Writer’s Process

Did you know that I’m about to write a brilliant screenplay? Or possibly a novel that will be bought and turned into a screenplay immediately. Oh yeah, it’s going to happen. I’m writing it on lunch break and between 11:00 pm and midnight, after I’m done watching an obscure British detective show (I would tell […]

Best of My Twenties

Best of My Twenties

I will be twenty nine for three more months, and like I do with all momentous occasions, I’m over thinking turning thirty. Well, I’m also trying to honor the event. There’s not much ritual in my life, so why not treat birthdays seriously? I don’t know. Go with me here. So in celebration, I’d like […]