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So who am I?

I am a Producer-Writer-Director-Novelist-Martial Artist. How's that for a hyphenate! have always worked in film, notably as a Line Producer on all the "Taken" films. I directed two Indie films guerilla style and a web series. I've written novels and over fifty scripts with a third "Hired to Write" or optioned. I've done martial arts most of my life and this path is my steady course for self-improvement always needed in film's highly competitive environment which is my ongoing (meaning I'm buildinng it!) ScholarWarriorWay.com course.

Did you know that if you improve 1/2% each day, then you will be 267% better over one year? Who can compete with that?

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