I Write Because…

I write because I have things to say and these pages are my audience.I write because I need an escape. These words bring me to new worlds.I write because my soul requires it.I write because my imagination won’t let these stories die.I write to make room in my brain (and soul) for more greatness to…

Anchor

Photo by José Martín Ramírez C on Unsplash You ever feel like there’s more to your life, more to you than you’re aware of? It’s like no matter how much growth I achieve, I still feel like something is missing. It’s not so much a void, but more like I’m out of wack. I’m off balance, I can’t…

Block Party: Letters from my childhood .v1

I remember waking up early on those Saturday mornings. I would run downstairs and poke my head out the front door. The street cleaner had just passed by. I could smell the clean dirty street. It was a smell unique to those Saturdays. I closed my eyes and inhaled deeply. I don’t know how But…

Creative Collaboration

Like a dope piece of art, many things combine to create something magical! What does it mean to be a CREATIVE? I’ve struggled for a long time to define myself as such, and as a result got a late start at what I consider to be my calling. So, I’ll ask the question again. What…

#YearOfQuin: Thank You 2017

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot It’s crazy to think that 2018 is right around the corner. I remember, almost too clearly, saying goodbye to 2016 and welcoming 2017 with open arms….

My Time With Chris Matthews

O, The Places Film Will Take You! I remember riding the bus one day while in college. I ended up having a conversation with a woman about school. I think she saw me reading a book and that’s what started our interaction. When asked my major I told her “film”. Her face was less than…

A Seat at the Table

As I sit at a round dinner table during a production meeting (for a feature film I was asked to coordinate) I couldn’t help but recall a quote I read in a Rolling Stone’s article describing the film industry as being a “straight white boys’ club”. Seven of us sit at the table, a production…