Special thanks

Caitlin, Elijah, and Natalie Tabb–The three reasons I never give up on life and its meaning.

Christa Tabb–Who used to meticulously read everything I wrote too many times.

I’m so grateful.

Uncle Donald and Aunt Sheila–Those kindly relatives who used to let me read my stories to them before I was any good

Karl Stenske and Jason Lowe–My high school pals and fellow cinephiles

Daniel R. Trevino–My high school drama teacher, who taught me that a career in the art is serious work

Full Sail University, program director Noelani Cornell and the students who inspire me to keep giving back, including lifesaver Denise Deems and my Course Director’s Award recipients

Writers Guild of America, West, my union, whose sole mission is to protect and ...

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