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Year 4 - That's a Wrap!

Session #135 – Year 4 – That’s a Wrap! Wordcursion and Heir of Amber and Fire

Looking for some Summer reading or a new game to while away the hours? This session, we discuss our recent projects; Rachanee’s new YA fantasy novel “Heir of Amber and Fire” and Tom’s just launched head-to-head mobile word find game “Wordcursion.” Both are available at links below in the show notes. This session marks the end of our 4th year! We’ll be on Summer break for a the next couple months. Look for new sessions in August. Thanks for listening! SHOW NOTES:Wordcursion on Google PlayWordcursion WebsiteFollow @Wordcursion on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook for iOS launch news and updates About “Heir of Amber and Fire”Jennica is a princess on the run. On the run from an arranged marriage. On the run from a king whose mysterious plans could completely destroy her beloved home, the magical kingdom of Calia. And, she hopes, she’s running toward the truth of her heritage. To uncover the mysteries of her past, Princess Jennica will have to rely on a dragon seeker and his team to lead her to the creature who once kidnapped her mother. But how can she fully trust her allies, when she knows she must betray them? “Heir of Amber and Fire” is

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Tim Gabrielle, Horror Author and Screenwriter

Session #133 – Interview with Tim Gabrielle, Horror Author and Screenwriter

We talk with horror author and screenwriter Tim Gabrielle. He has two novels, “This Land of Monsters” and “The Eighteenth,” the latter he has adapted for screen which has placed in four screenwriting competitions. Tim discusses his creative process and screenwriting from his home in Ontario, Canada. He also is in the process of starting a podcast titled “Histories & Mysteries” that features mysteries and strange stories from across North America.  SHOW NOTES: Website: authortimgabrielle.comFacebook:Facebook.com/authortimgabrielleTwitter: @timgabrielleTim’s books on Amazon

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Horror Writer Jason Goldberg

Session #132 – Jason Goldberg – Rising Star Horror Writer and Producer

Rising star writer/producer Jason Goldberg discusses his career development and writing process. His new film “Stay Out of the F***ing Attic” is streaming on Shudder and his name is on The Launch Pad Young & Hungry List and ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch List. SHOW NOTES: Find Jason online onFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscottgoldberg83IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2661125Shudder: https://www.shudder.com About Jason: Jason Goldberg is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America with over 100 hours of original programming to his name. Horror is his genre of choice and has 15 completed feature screenplays and 3 television series that have placed in top writing competitions, including Nicholl, Final Draft’s Big Break and Screencraft Horror. Jason landed on The Launch Pad’s Young & Hungry List (2018), The Launch Pad’s Hit List (2018), and ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch List in 2019. He sold “Stay Out of the F*cking Attic” to Top Dead Center Films, which will be hitting Shudder in Q1 2021 and his Hit List script, “Flatwoods” will be going into production summer 2021, with Andy Palmer attached to direct. He’s currently producing a cosmic horror film with a-list talent attached, while pushing his own material. 

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Is Hollywood Dead?

Session #130 – Is Hollywood Dead?

It’s hard to open YouTube without seeing a video on the “Exodus” from Los Angeles and the death of Hollywood. In this session, we debate the health status of Hollywood from the writers’ room to the movie theaters and everything in-between. SHOW NOTES:Hollywood’s Obitutary, the Sequel. Now Streaming – The New York TimesMovies aren’t dead but Hollywood is strugglingIs ‘Everyone’ Leaving Los Angeles in a ‘Mass Exodus’?

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Interview with Jeff Deverett

Session #129 – Writing movies for the streaming market with writer/producer/director Jeff Deverett.

We speak with writer, producer and director Jeff Deverett about writing movies for the growing streaming market and how his experience, as a lawyer and distributor helped in producing seven movies and distributing three of them on Netflix. Jeff Deverett is a producer, director, writer, and actor known for Full Out 2: You Got This! (2020), ism (2019), The Samuel Project (2018), Kiss & Cry (2017), Full Out (2015), King of the Camp (2008) and My Brother’s Keeper (2004). Jeff’s successful film and TV career began with distribution with New World Entertainment, Astral Communications, Anchor Bay Entertainment and his own company, Deverett Media Group. SHOW NOTES:Deverettmedia.com: https://www.deverettmedia.comHow To Get A Movie On Netflix – Jeff Deverett

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Heather Fitzgerald YA Fantasy Author

Session #127 – Interview with Heather-Fitzgerald – YA Fantasy Author

Heather Fitzgerald is the author of the young-adult fantasy series The Tethered World. Heather discusses her path to becoming an author, the influences that inspired her and launching a franchise in the Christian book market.    SHOW NOTES: Website: http://www.heatherllfitzgerald.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/HeatherLLFitzInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherllfitzgerald/   Audio Book Giveaway! First ten (10) to email Heather via her website get a code for a free audio version of one of her books! http://www.heatherllfitzgerald.com/contact/

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Mike Miller CPA

Session #126 – Taxes for Creatives with Mike Miller, CPA

Our guest in this session is Mike Miller, CPA (disclaimer: Mike is Tom’s accountant from Cleveland, OH) to discuss what creatives should consider when preparing their tax returns. Including: What qualifies as a creative performer? Do you need an LLC? What’s deductible and what’s not? What about stimulus checks? What if student loans get forgiven? And more! SHOW NOTES: Contact Mike Miller at ‭(440) 461-4066‬ or mikeamcpa@aol.com Tom and Rachanee are NOT certified public accounts and this interview is provided for general informational purposes only. Be sure to check with your own tax professional or irs.gov and your state/local tax offices for specific questions regarding your taxes.

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