I am a novelist, screenwriter and filmmaker.
I'm the author of the “DEMON DAYS” Book Series, an amazon.com best seller. My other novels include, the “RELICT” Vampire books; the SF/Thriller book, “BLACK MARIAH;” and “THE WIND RAIDER," a SF-Fantasy book, recently optioned by a major production company for a feature film.
I'm a professional screenwriter, a member of the Writers Guild of America (WGA), who has worked with such major studio talent as Steven Spielberg and George Clooney. I've written the Professional Screenwriter Book Series which includes "19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriters," "20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriters," and “16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters.”
I'm an Independent film producer who has produced twelve movies starring such actors as Academy Award winning actress Melissa Leo, Katherine Heigl, Giovanni Ribissi, and Adam Goldberg.
I reside in Southern California because this is where my three dogs have decided they want to live.
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16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters
Those who can’t do teach. And those who can’t write professionally somehow end up writing books about screenwriting.
This book is DIFFERENT -- written by a PROFESSIONAL currently working in Hollywood as a Screenwriter and Film Producer.
Successful Professional Screenwriters REVEAL A SECRET about what led to their SUCCESS. 34,000 words of original text!
19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting
“19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting” is the second primer written by a working professional who knows how to craft a well written screenplay that people in the movie industry will notice. His expertise comes from being a working screenwriter and an award winning independent movie producer.
20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting
Those who can’t do… teach.
This old adage has ended up being true with books about screenwriting. The authors have no real industry experience as working screenwriters.
“20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting” is a primer written by a working screenwriting professional who knows how to craft a well written script that people in the movie industry will notice.
The Wind Raider - Book One
This SPECIAL WIND RAIDER e-book combines "Part One” and "Part Two" at a SPECIAL PRICE!
There’s over 29,000 words of original text!
Plus over 110 Illustrations!
This combo e-book has an updated Glossary and Character list (another 10,000 words!).
Check out the book recently optioned by Atmosphere Entertainment (the production company behind the hit films“300" and "Immortals")
Black Mariah - "A Calling"
Who is Black Mariah?
BLACK MARIAH – A Calling is a SF / Thriller novel created by the author of the DEMON DAYS and the RELICT book series. Original and compelling, readers will discover this new book series is a narrative roller coaster ride filled with wicked twists and unpredictable turns.
Demon Days - Book Four
The DEMON DAYS saga continues with “DEMON DAYS - BOOK FOUR” the latest in the book series that author Ray Garton (Live Girls) calls “the best damn horror novels I’ve read in ages.”
“DEMON DAYS – BOOK FOUR” is over 90,000 words! This novel is part of an ongoing book series. “DEMON DAYS – BOOK FIVE” is coming soon!
Demon Days - Book Three
The DEMON DAYS saga continues with “DEMON DAYS - BOOK THREE” in the critically acclaimed thriller series that author Andrew Neiderman (The Devil’s Advocate) calls “a gripping, visual, pulse-racing read.”
“DEMON DAYS – BOOK THREE” is over 75,000 words, but a WARNING – this is part of a book series and ends with the words “To Be Continued.”
Demon Days - Book Two
The DEMON DAYS saga continues with “DEMON DAYS - BOOK TWO.”
Jenna Grant picks up the investigation into terrifying worldwide events which first captured the attention of TV news producer Sandy Travis.
“DEMON DAYS – BOOK TWO” has over 54,000 words, but a WARNING -- this novel is part of a book series and ends with the words "to be continued..."
Vampires are forced to take control of a war ravaged planet and a decimated human population.
Matt and Tyra are prisoners at CCC197, where inmates must endure a daily dehumanizing existence as their captors tap them for their blood.
Despite their differences, Matt and Tyra must work together to plan and execute an audacious escape for all the prisoners in the concentration camp.
The Cake is a Lie
Female characters are at the center of critically acclaimed author Richard Finney’s collection of emotionally charged Short Stories.
The collection includes Seven unforgettable stories written by one of today’s most popular writers… about the things that matter in life – Connecting with those around us!
Seven impossible-to-guess twists.
Seventeen thousand words of text.
Journalist Sandy Travis and her fiancé, Tom, are in a horrendous helicopter accident. Tom is seriously injured and has an N.D.E. – a Near Death Experience. After Tom is revived, he tells Sandy that he believes he’s spoken to God. As it turns out…Tom is wrong. Horribly wrong. Now Sandy is in a dangerous race to save her fiancé from dark forces that want to trigger Armageddon!
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