The Old Park

When I moved to New Albany from California, I would walk my greyhound Genna through Rose Run Park each day. The park was a rather rustic place with a little winding path and a few bridges. It was a quiet place with few people except some occasional kids on their way to school just across […]

The Abandoned Farm

Massive Development In The Area I’ve passed the abandoned little farm complex many times since moving back to New Albany, Ohio from Palm Desert, California. The farm is on a two-lane road I sometimes take when going back-and-forth to or from Columbus. The first real sign of Columbus is the 270 outerbelt five miles west […]

The Drama of Start-Ups

The first draft of a White Paper arguing for establishing a connection between screenplay structure and business start-up documents like business plans and pitch decks. Posted via a PDF because all of the charts and tables are difficult to post on our site. Many comments are coming in from leaders in management and screenwriting. Such […]

Hemp Fiber … And Other Sustainable Resources

A Huge New Market & Industry Is Close to Being Born. John Fraim Everyone talks about sustainability in the creation and use of modern products. Yet few go much further than talk. What exactly does sustainability mean to particular industries and companies within these industries? How is sustainability viewed from the perspective of manufacturers? There […]

Standing Tall

Against a Coming Storm On January 27, 2020 at 10:46 am, I rested my camera on some stone marker, framed the top of the old building in the lens, zoomed in through the bare trees as if peeking through something. It was a cold, overcast day in late January. The weather was not able to […]

Business Screenplays

John Fraim   For the past few months, I’ve been creating a business plan for our start-up by working with the advice of the leading book on writing business plans. (See sections of the business plan listed in the book below) It is a large, oversize book that is praised by top VCs of Silicon […]

Take it to the House Kid

John Fraim TV has a bad habit of elevating a lot of false heroes in children’s eyes. These heroes come from all sections of popular culture, whether music or film or TV stars or social media players or CEOs of tech companies. The list goes on. Certainly, sports are guilty of creating some false heroes […]

A New Perspective on War

April 6, 1917 John Fraim   On April 6, 1917, the United States formally declared war against Germany and entered World War One and the conflict in Europe. Fighting since the summer of 1914, Britain, France, and Russia welcomed news that American troops and supplies would be directed toward the Allied war effort. Under the […]