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· The Mexican Swimmer's Final Dive

· McKnight's Memory - Kindle / Audio

· The Mexican Swimmer - Book Noir

· My Casino Caper on CDs

· Wicked Players

· 3 Wild Thrillers

· Live the James Bond Lifestyle - KINDLE

· Attract Your Ideal Bond Girl - FREE Audio Download

· The King, McQueen and the Love Machine

· My Casino Caper

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· My Movie Career

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· Lucy Can Empower Freelancers

· The Man who Killed 'The Thing'

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· The Ultimate Book for Freelancers

· Why Jimmy Fallon Lost Nicole Kidman

· Michael Caine Stops Bigot by Using Humor

· SPECTRE James Bond Info Revealed

· George Pal and Me

· Rock Star Rising Trailer with 7 Movie Stars

· Rock Star Rising released on Kindle / Audio Today

· Directing Rod Taylor who passed today.

· James Bond Lifestyle Now Taught in India

· Trailer for Frank Sinatra Jr McKnight's Memory Arrives

· 007 Lifestyle on TV News

· Comic Book Trailer for The Mexican Swimmer

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The above video shows the speech intercut with scenes of the movie. Watch the entire 1 min. 40 sec.

In the bio-pic, Walk the Line, we see young Johnny Cash singing a gospel song to Sun Record producer Sam Phillips. Sam stops him and says:

"I don't believe what you're singing. But if you were hit by a truck and were lying out there in the gutter dying and you had time to sing one song. One song people would remember before you were dirt. One song that would let people know about how you felt about your time on earth. One song that would sum you up. Something real. Something you felt. What would that one song be?"

Johnny thinks, then starts singing a song he wrote:  "I hear the train a comin' . It's rolling round the bend. I ain't seen the sunshine, since I don't know when. I'm stuck in Folsom Prison.......".

I hear lots of writers and directors saying, "I got this one idea, and than there's another idea, and I might do this other idea......." I always reply, "Do your last book. Your last movie. Your one ultimate story." If you can't raise the money yet, to make it into a movie, do it as a book. It just takes a computer and time. If you want to make it a little more special, do it as an audio-book. It just takes an extra thousand dollars, cheaper than a one-week vacation.

You can even get a professional sound mix on your computer with recording software. If you want to make it more special, hire a famous actor to read it. That'll take a few more grand and you must record in a studio. The next time you're at a party and introduce yourself as a writer, director or producer and they say, "What have you done?" You can pull out your book, CD or DVD and give it to them. You can tell them to find it on Amazon (they'll accept it with a ISBN number and a bar code).

That will be the one ultimate project that will sum you up.  Vacations are great, but there is no greater creative satisfaction than "summing yourself up," in a book and being able to hand it out to people that are interested, or being bought by people you don't even know.  

"I see your book a comin'. It's rollin' off the press......."

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Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 8/21/2006
Keep the momentum going, is the key.

Good advice...


Books by
Paul Kyriazi

The Mexican Swimmer - Book Noir

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The Mexican Swimmer's Final Dive

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McKnight's Memory

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Rock Star Rising

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The Complete James Bond Lifestyle Seminar

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Live the James Bond Lifestyle - KINDLE

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McKnight's Memory - Kindle / Audio

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