Category: Writing

  • A Bit of Romance

    Eli and Annie are sitting on a small balcony about five stories up in a boutique hotel in the Le Marais neighborhood of Paris. They can see the Pompidou from this vantage point and the sun is setting over the rooftops. They finished a quiet and romantic dinner and are snuggled together sipping wine. Eli […]

  • Don’t Mind Me

    Don’t Mind Me

    Don’t Mind Me by Jacqueline Arend There are moments where I can’t bear it. There is so much inside of me, so many different feelings, thoughts, ideas pulling and tugging at my being. Working through these moments are a blessing… so don’t mind me. A friend asked me recently if I’ve always been conscious, “woke”, […]

  • Golly… Finding Your Identity

    … I struggle with this topic and my interest in sharing with people. On one end, I don’t think it should be a big deal, but on another, it’s been a part of me my entire life, never truly addressed. It’s about my identity. Truthfully, I did label myself recently, but shortly after, I thought […]

  • Old Intoxications

    transcribed from an old entry (circa 2014), from sloppy handwriting clearly representing my state of being It is a day… It was a day. No day unlike the other, at least, by way of any other. It was a good day because there was perspective & fear. Not forbidden fear. Attacking fear. Jumping in & finding air. […]

  • This AWEsome Life

    This AWEsome Life

    Over the last week I traveled twice for student film shoots. Once to Tucson & once to Flagstaff. Both quick and easy day trips that took four hours round trip that make you realize, we are not as far from the rest of the world as we may think. The sights are gorgeous and you […]

  • Crafty Nuisance has Gone Public

    Crafty Nuisance has Gone Public

    My very first sketch class that I instructed. It was scary, exciting and rewarding – it took a long time to get these projects complete. But here they are now. ENJOY!  

  • Alternate Opening or Flashback to Untitled

    Vivian is working for a newspaper. Ace reporter for crime & corruption. She is working on a case about the crime families in New York and Vivian witnesses a meeting in a restaurant that kills four major members of two different families. Petrelli and Vasquez unloaded into Cannonade and Detrickson. Later the next afternoon. Vivian […]

  • Opening to Untitled

    Vivian Cannonade lingers in the shadows outside the wharehouse waiting for Dominic Vasquez to leave for the night. Vivian: Nic Dominic: Viv Vivian: Suprised to see me? Dominic: Well, I can’t see you, but it is surprising to feel the barrel of a gun in my back. Vivian: Are you trying to be funny Nic? […]