Topic Archives: Excerpts

Character Quote from the Solace Creek Stories

“If you can’t say something good about someone, you must be a reporter.”  – Detective Alon Jacoby in Love Your Eyes (1989 Screenplay, Novelization WIP)

Love Your Eyes – An Excerpt from Kiss the Breath of Sunset

I was fortunate enough to know Tommy Bolin as a teenager in Boulder. Many years after his death, after finishing a screenplay called “Love Your Eyes”, I was working on a piece of music suitable for the opening credits. For some reason, bits and pieces of Tommy’s style came to mind, and this is the result, from Kiss the Breath… (more…)

Stuck in Telluride – an Excerpt from Kiss the Breath of Sunset

Nothing much to take apart with this one. If you’ve been there, you’ll understand. Stuck in Telluride   Once on a Saturday night not so long ago, I was feelin’ mighty fine, as those feelin’s go. I saw a little lady, tried my best to impress, I thought maybe later I could get her undressed. She looked at my clothes,… (more…)

Why Bother? an excerpt from Kiss the Breath of Sunset

I was a little surprised the first time I saw the ‘Young Adult’ or YA label on my book Kiss the Breath of Sunset; but there it was. It didn’t take me long to realize that the booksellers who applied that tag were right on the money. Many of the pieces in the book speak directly to the angst and… (more…)