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Father (in) Time has Wrinkles

A Wrinkle in Time According to everyone who read this 1962 bestselling book, this is one of the world’s best. I wouldn’t know, never having been privileged enough to read it. But I saw the movie today with my granddaughter, … Continue reading

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Armageddon: Having an Apocalyptic Fit?

The End of the World as We Know It Let’s put some perspective on this. Apocalypse literally means ‘an uncovering’. That’s why the book in the Bible where this is discussed is called “The Revelation of St. John”. John’s images … Continue reading

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Beings of Light: Angels or Demons?

Who Are They, Really? As you may have noticed, if you have read many of my posts here, that I have a certain discomfort with dualistic thinking. Why do things have to be categorized as one thing or the other? … Continue reading

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1978: a Pivotal Year

Current Events that Influenced My Work 1978 was full of interesting things happening, almost every day of the year. It’s no surprise to me that some of those ‘things’ should creep into my screenplay My Satanic Struggle (MSS). For example, … Continue reading

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De-Cypher: Something from “Nothing”?

Deciphering a Hidden Message When I wrote the poem “My Satanic Struggle” in 1975, I was exorcising my past, my childhood, growing up with a troubled individual in the household. My adoptive father, Rus,  wasn’t crazy, but he was unsettling. … Continue reading

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    The Real Voice of Siri. Apple first released Siri onto the world stage in 2011. Most other mobile phone manufacturers have followed suit. Even Amazon has joined the fray.     Now, this is exactly what Dan Brown … Continue reading

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Matching Actors to Characters

Adapting a Screenplay to a Gothic Novel There is a process that calls for imagination. It’s called writing. All writers ‘see’ their characters in terms of specific individuals. What happens when someone else wants to visualize what you are imagining? … Continue reading

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