On Saturday, December 2nd, a few friends and I got together with the Black Writers Guild of Maryland to form a panel entitled From Journey From Book to the Big Screen. It was one of the best meeting the Guild has ever had. In addition to myself, the panel featured author and filmmaker, Teresa Davis, rapper, videographer, and filmmaker, Kang Cole, Filmmaker and designer, Devin J. Ricks, and filmmaker Jamelle Williams-Thomas.
We discussed everything from when Jamelle first read Water In A Broken Glass to how to write a screenplay. Also, several members of the Guild pitched their novels to Jamelle, Devin, Teresa, and Cole to get feedback on what it would take to adapt their books to a movie.
I had an absolute ball and so did the members of the Guild.
Okay, so they say that the third time is a charm. I believe who said this is right. In my previous post I talked about the two different covers I had for my novel In the Mirror and how something is missing from both. Well, this time I got it right. Everything I wanted for this cover I got and more, much, much more. And guess what! For you viewing pleasure, I recorded some behind the scenes footage that puts you in the middle of that wonderful shoot. I do have to warn you, though. While this video shows several photographs, I do not reveal which picture I chose for the cover. You’ll have to wait for the re-release to see that. So click on the link below and enjoy.
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