I'm lucky in that I've been able to try my hand at writing, acting, and directing. But if I could only do one, it would be writing. Writing saved my life.

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The Food Taster

This darkly funny memoir by Ugo DiFonte chronicles his life as a food taster to the despot, Duke Federico. A life in which any meal could be his last.

The 80's: A Look Back

A history of the 1980s, written in the '70s, by survivors of the '60s.

The 90's: A Look Back

When so many predictions about the 1980s came true, we thought why not try it again. So we did.


'What made Aria different from the other children in her village was not that she was the youngest or the prettiest but that she could not speak.' A fable set in the jungles of Central America. With wonderful drawings by Sophy Williams.


Die Laughing

Every day Paul Willson and I, along with numerous volunteers, scour the world's media for the funniest obituaries we can find. Every two weeks we will pass our new discoveries on to you.


Honey, I Blew Up the Kid

Garry Goodrow and I wrote a script entitled "Big Baby." It was bought by Disney and made into the sequel to "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids."



Writing Resume