Terry Melia and Joseph Carrabis chat with screenwriter, indie filmmaker, and producer Brooks Elms

Brother author Terry Melia asked me to sit in on an interview for The Shadow Project’s author series. What…are you crazy? Miss a chance to talk with Terry? (if you haven’t read his Tales from the Greenhills, do so, now. Understand? Now! NOW, GODDAMMIT!)   Terry and I had a great chat with Brooks Elms. … Continue reading “Terry Melia and Joseph Carrabis chat with screenwriter, indie filmmaker, and producer Brooks Elms”

The Shadow’s Project Limited’s Terry Melia Interviews Joseph Carrabis

Gifted author Terry Melia interviewed me recently as part of The Shadow’s Project Limited‘s author interview series. All cards on the table, Terry’s Tales from the Greenhills is an amazing novel and how Terry and I got in touch. We knew each other via Twitter, I enjoyed our interactions, and decided to give his book … Continue reading “The Shadow’s Project Limited’s Terry Melia Interviews Joseph Carrabis”

Why It Works for Me – Terry Melia’s “Tales from the Greenhills”

This is the third in a series I’m doing wherein I discuss why a particular piece of writing works for me, aka, this author’s work taught me something about writing, encouraged me to be a better writer, engaged me, captivated me, educated me, et cetera. As I’ve written elsewhere, it’s one thing to know something … Continue reading “Why It Works for Me – Terry Melia’s “Tales from the Greenhills””

Terry Melia’s “Tales from the Greenhills”

Let me get the obvious out of the way; Bravo, Mr. Melia. Bravo!

Great Opening Lines – and Why! (Sept 2020’s Great Opening Lines)

I wrote in Great Opening Lines – and Why! (Part 3 – Some Great Opening Lines) that I’d share more great opening lines as I found them. This month’s great opening lines deal with youth and how we as adults reconcile our youths. “My room is cold.” – S.M. Stevens’ Horseshoes and Hand Grenades So … Continue reading “Great Opening Lines – and Why! (Sept 2020’s Great Opening Lines)”