Tom Stern

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Tom Stern is the author of the novels My Vanishing Twin and Sutterfeld, You Are Not A Hero, both published by Rare Bird Books. He is also the writer/director of the feature films Half-Dragon Sanchez and This Is A Business. Tom's films have played festivals across the United States and in Europe. He holds a BA in Philosophy from Eckerd College and an MFA in Film Production from Chapman University. He is also the Vice President of Admissions at Art Center College of Design. Tom lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Cheryl, and his daughter, Ramona.

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Tom Stern Writing. I know that might sound silly, but with any endeavor, there are a lot of things that creep up around it that are ancillary but time…moreWriting. I know that might sound silly, but with any endeavor, there are a lot of things that creep up around it that are ancillary but time consuming. Writing's the same. And the best part about writing is the time you get to spend writing. For me, anyway, it creates a unique space to slow down and think and consider myself and the world around me. There's nothing else quite like it.(less)
Tom Stern Just don't stop. Keep writing and keep asking yourself how you can learn and get better. View reactions to your work as opportunities to improve. And…moreJust don't stop. Keep writing and keep asking yourself how you can learn and get better. View reactions to your work as opportunities to improve. And then go sit down and write.(less)
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My Vanishing Twin

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