After an awesome consultation with our film’s Fiscal Sponsor (From the Heart Productions), it is time to reinvent how we are going to go about raising our funding. “Reinvent” is defined as – to makeover; improve; make completely new; to give a fresh face to; and to change the appearance of something to make it … More “REINVENT”
It took Thomas Edison approximately 3,000 tries before he invented the light bulb. What would have happened if he had given up? The light bulb affects our everyday way of life. It gives us light in darkness and, like this picture, it warns us of dangerous things ahead. I think of Summer Ray as a … More WE WANT TO BE EXTRAORDINARY!
Wow! It is for certain last year’s wow’s are this year’s, “You’ve got to be kidding me!” I really thought last years, “Wow’s,” were totally awesome and I was pretty darn proud of it. It seems like, I have been getting to the top of something, thinking I have done a great job, only to … More AT THY WORD, WE WILL LET DOWN OUR NETS!
Over the years, I have questioned my sanity on writing such a story as Summer Ray. After ten years, and six volumes later with the seventh one on the way, I was seriously starting to think I was driving myself off the beaten path. One thing I never did was reference the book before. When … More THE HEART OF THE MATTER
Recently I read an article, about how a filmmaker was trying to raise funds for a feature that had to do with preserving Civil War history. Of course, they were hit with the backlash of the politically correct and became very discouraged. The entertainment business is brutal and we have to rise to the occasion. … More THEIR FUTURE SECURITY!
I felt an urgency inside my soul, to finish the 6th Summer Ray book. It was almost as if a chain was wrapped around me, because it took almost two years and the thought of finishing it was just a total drag! Finally, I sat at my computer and prayed. There was no way I … More IT’S GONNA BE AWESOME!
With the 6th book finally finished, I am now able to see the ending of the series with the 7th and final book. So far, with the books, this has been a 10 year journey and it will most likely be another year or two before the 7th book is finished. But, at least the … More THE END IS IN SIGHT!
A postcard was sent by “Drew”, on the very day of the unveiling, (June 2, 1913, to Mrs. M.F. Patterson in Winston-Salem, N.C., and says: “My dear Mother, This is a photo. of the unveiling of our new monument to those who left the Univ. to enlist in the army in 1861. The parade yesterday … More SILENT SAM…SUMMER RAY WILL NOT BE SILENT!