Carter, father and husband, sits at a red light in his car. Slightly inebriated he begins to nod in and out waiting for the light to change. The clock on his dash reads 01:58AM as reaches for the radio knob in aims to keep him awake. Scrolling through the FM stations, he’s surprised by the … Continue reading Monologue Monday Entry Three: Red Light Stop
The Elves of The War Meadows cheerfully dance and drink in celebration of life in the form of a newborn goddess, Zeale. The pub is filled with every member of this closed society all in high spirits. Walls carved from white pine stationed inside the hollow of a rolling hill. Lanterns light the narrow corridors … Continue reading Monologue Monday Entry Two: The Elves of The War Meadows
As 2020 approaches, many of us reorganize our lives and update our artistic endeavors. The roots of my writing come not only from the interest in horror but also from my experience working in live theater. In 2020 I hope to branch out into more stage productions either as a writer, performer or even as … Continue reading Monologue Monday Announcement
The Hewitt House in Granger, Texas. As seen on Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003). Originally standing on the current grounds of the University of Texas, this architectural piece of horror film history moved to Granger, Texas in the 1930s. Current residents assure visitors and fans of the films that no one was murdered at this house. … Continue reading Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)- The Hewitt House
Ethan’s eventful morning on the children’s unit leads to a panic attack during breakfast. After an unplanned shortcut through the middle unit, Ethan has an uncomfortable encounter with one of the patients. Finally finding a bright side, Ethan's two best friends, Annie and Twitch, join him in the day room hoping to continue the day on a positive note.
A mysterious being lurks among the woods surrounding Crescent Lake. Camp Kestrel Youth, a boy’s wilderness survival camp, begins noticing strange occurrences around the grounds. Jaxon, a first-year camper, learns Camp Kestrel Youth traditions alongside his two new friends Finley and Harrison.
EXT. QUIET SUBURBAN NEIGHBORHOOD - EVENING Snow gently falls upon the roofs of this quiet suburban neighborhood. Christmas lights dimly shine among the blanketing layers of snow. Mock mangers with ragdoll baby Jesus’ are spotlighted on spacious front yards. Unoccupied sidewalks peer into the homes where families have gathered for the traditional holiday feast. INT. … Continue reading Family Recipe
An examination of my first short film, The Killing Floor. From the birth of the idea, pre-production, filming, and its unfortunate downfall. The Killing Floor was just not meant to be, but here's what I've learned and what I take away. Complete with script excerpts and behind the scenes photos!