The Secret Life of William David Phillips

When he was well up into his seventies my father, William David Phillips, once confessed (although it wasn't really a confession) okay, he "revealed" to me that he had an imaginary life. This is something quite different from just day-dreaming, I believe, although it is related. An imaginary life is something fully realized, detailed, compelling, … Continue reading The Secret Life of William David Phillips

First Annual Dibby Hill Awards for Literature

So, 57 books in 2010. Off my mark from last year. But some fabulous reading.I'm inclined to pass out awards, the First Annual Dibby Hill Awards for Literature:Most Unforgettable: Dog Boy, Eva HornungBest Novel: 2666, Roberto BolonaBest Mystery/Thriller: The Girl Who Played with FireBest Juvenile Fiction: Catching Fire, Suzanne CollinsBest Non-Fiction: The Hemmingses of Monticello, … Continue reading First Annual Dibby Hill Awards for Literature

Rococo

A bit of good news! The screenplay I've been writing for the past couple of years with my BFF Susan Baronoff (Emmy-award-winning reality TV writer and producer) placed in the semi-finals (top 20) of a major screenwriting contest, Acclaim Films. This is absolutely fantastic. Check out more about the contest and the screenplay.