The Worst Rejection in History
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The Worst Rejection in History

In 1968, composer Alex North walked into the New York City premiere of the latest film he had been commissioned to score, 2001: A Space Odyssey.  He was fresh off Oscar nominations for Sparticus, Cleopatra, The Agony and the Ecstasy and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? It was another chance for this extraordinary composer’s talent…

Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Writing
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Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Writing

I’ve written news copy for more than two decades and print articles since 2005. Then in 2011 I decided to try fiction. Initially I took some novel writing classes but then got stuck and stopped. That was mistake number one. Having penned many magazine pieces I didn’t study the art of non-fiction writing and that…