How a Trilogy of Novels becomes a Movie: Post #1

Welcome to the dramatic process of how a trilogy of novels becomes a movie. It was a dark and stormy night… as the first book in the trilogy was being released, well before I ever had any remote idea it would one day become a trilogy. My literary agent sold my novel in a pitch […]

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RANDOM TALES ON HOLLYWOOD ASPIRATIONS: On February 16th, 2012, I took my mother, professional storyteller and humorist Eileen Isenberg, to see a taping of Bill Maher.  While waiting for the show to begin my mother and I engaged in a delightful conversation with one of the red-coated ombudsmen of the show who during the course […]

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GUEST – TV WRITER LINDA BURSTYN Background, Writing for Television, About THE KILLING, Process of Adaptation, Process of Writing, Digital Integration, Your Ideas THE KILLING :: Airing on AMC, April 3rd THE KILLING ::  TRAILER THE KILLING :: CAST OF CHARACTERS AMC iPHONE APP With breaking news on The Killing… TALK FORUM :: NEWSLETTER | […]

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The Funeral Planner – Case Study :: Creating Content for Multi-Platforms   One Page Visual Representation: (show page) First Book in Trilogy, The Funeral Planner — how and why I came to write it ::  www.LightsOutEnterprises.com – Press Kit / TV Interview with Lynn Isenberg

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For my LMU Class: 1. USA TODAY Article :: Authors Catch Fire with Self-Published e-Books This article points up a recent story of a young girl who self-published her novel as an ebook and sold over 465,000 copies. It’s possible to generate an income on your creativity via eBooks with aggressive social media. 2. Wall […]

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Producer credits below.  Founded internet start-up backed by Apple.   The genesis and transcultural challenges of producing, marketing, and distributing Exporting Raymond.  Early investor in the adaptation of “Spiderman” into the Broadway musical, experiences in publishing and and other information pertaining to “transmedia entertainment”. Exporting Raymond (documentary) (executive producer) Exporting Raymond :: Philip Rosenthal & John […]

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THE NEW NEW WAY TO PUBLISH Traditional Model:   Write a manuscript, send to literary agents, depend on agent to shop to publishers.  Hopefully sell manuscript for advance against royalties.  Little to zero marketing / pr budget except what author puts into it.  Hopefully, book sells enough to recoup advances and allow for royalties to go […]

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HAPPY SLIP Peelings [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LWwgjYl5dE[/youtube] IN THE MOTHERHOOD Episode One [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkewJlZRKPo[/youtube] Episode Introducing the Sister [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kqmdxZgAas[/youtube]

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For my LMU class on Transmedia Entertainment, Marketing & Technology.  My guest speaker is Producer-Artivist Stephen Nemeth, President of Rhino Films. Fandango :: Filmography Nemeth produced “Dogtown & Z Boys” and helped finance the film via a partnership with Vans Shoes. YouTube Video :: Dogtown & Z Boys [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C78BQFDq6hM[/youtube]

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