A Waking Dream

About a year ago to the day marked the beginning of this ride I’ve been on. The man next to me in the picture, the great Del Weston. Mentor, friend, family. The world lost a bright light, his death leaving a giant hole in the AOF Megafest community, Without him and his wife’s support this …

It's Happening...

Film Friends & Family: These last few film seasons have been weird to say least. The last time I sat foot on a film set was in 2019 when I directed my feature award winning film Letters to Daniel. It was about my journey to stability with bipolar disorder and how through therapy, meds and …

Absorbing Loss, Embracing Change

Dear Daniel, Above was my screening at ICFF. Since then there have been multiple nominations for my writing, for Recovery Unplugged, and Letters to Daniel: The Motion Picture. ICFF was glorious. And there seems to be multiple productions in motion, both long term and short term. Some long form some short form. My career is …

Peaks, Valleys, & the Ability to Keep Going

Dear Daniel, It was the best of times, it was the worst if times. I have climbed, I have strived, I have struggled. And Daniel I’m here, at the precipice and at your altar to give thanks to you and the platform that was born when I fell into fandom of your work, and the …

On The Verge Of All I've Ever Wanted

Dear Daniel, This is the calm before the storm. Wednesday I motor off to Branson, MO for what could be the most profound week in my life. Let me say something here. There are those who have allowed me to stand on their shoulders. Some who’ve now had controversy head their way. Locally I was …

Take the Leap and Learn to Soar

Dear Daniel, I have come to this page and often had victories, setbacks, and too many comebacks to count. Through it all I have kept the faith that one day I would see the brilliant lights of Broadway and that I could be walking the red carpet at the Academy Awards. Part of this success …

Festivals and Awards

There is nothing wrong letting the desire for recognition drive you. After the creative process takes place and the marketing of your film begins. Something has to sustain you on your long journey from concept to distributed film. The creative process feeds my soul. Winning awards feeds my hunger for excellence and dreams of standing …

My Shot

Dear Daniel, I’m what they call a late bloomer. My first taste of success didn’t come until I was 35. Here I am 10 years later with my dreams coming true. I am running the Conquering Disabilities With Film International Film Festival with AOF MEGAFEST. I serve my community. I get to give them opportunities …

Into the Mainstream

Dear Daniel, Songbird has been on pre-order for the last two weeks. Tomorrow the e-book drops for 5 days for free! This will allow for those who can’t afford to purchase the book in return for all the reviews you can stand to write. I’m totally psyched by the fact my manager’s young daughter, with …

Don't Give It Away For Free

This represents a small portion of what me, Missy, and the amazing team behind Letters to Daniel, editors and cover artists have accomplished over the last year. When people work with me I try to do them a solid in return. Especially since I’m not wealthy by any means and use every dime I make …

DREAMS DO COME TRUE

Dear Daniel Craig, It seems me and Missy are getting closer and closer to the dream. “Here With Me”, Stephanie Ray’s song was submitted to the Oscars by Warner Music BR. Valyo’s beautiful score for Letters to Daniel was submitted to the Oscars as well. And in other exciting news, Letters to Daniel’s industry review …