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New Release–There’s More . . . : A Novella of Life and Afterlife

I am very happy–“relieved” is more like it–to announce that my latest book, There’s More . . . : A Novella of Life and Afterlife, is now available in broad distribution via amazon.com (worldwide) and smashwords.com. (It may take a … Continue reading

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“There’s More . . . : A Novella of Life and Afterlife

“Relief pitcher Jack Thorne has a single focus—get this batter out and win the World Series. The Universe has a different plan for this priest-turned-ballplayer. There’s More . . . is a creative imagining of the ultimate human mysteries—death and Afterlife. … Continue reading

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Love Emeritus

‘I love you’ and its evil twin ‘Love ya’ how they flow across the tongue glib but tired half-true habits drones in need of overhaul  soundless noise unmeant unheard invalid password instinct-blocked from other’s heart what eager understudy waits in … Continue reading

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An Edited life

Downsizing means just that. The capacity for all things material is reduced in proportion to the “down.” For me, this meant tossing a lot of my treasured “stuff” overboard: clothing, books, priceless junk, 40-year-old lesson plans . . . . … Continue reading

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Novel to Screenplay: Two Authors Tell Their Tales

CWC Mt. Diablo members, Judith Marshall (Husbands May Come and Go, But Friends are Forever) and Alfred J. Garrotto (The Saint of Florenville: A Love Story) have active novel-to-film processes in the works. In both cases, the authors have written … Continue reading

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‘Saint of Florenville’ Screenplay

I recently completed the screenplay version of The Saint of Florenville: A Love Story and have submitted it to a producer for consideration. I’ve dabbled in script formats before but this is my first serious foray into book-to-screen writing. Quite an … Continue reading

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In Memory of Marilyn

My dear friend, Marilyn Giardino-Zych, passed into eternity on Sunday, October 14, 2012. She was Executive Producer on the project to bring my novel, The Saint of Florenville: A Love Story, to the big screen. Our hearts and our prayers … Continue reading

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