In 2006 he won the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) first place prize in the newly established Jose Marti Publishing Awards, in the category of Outstanding Editorial Column for a commentary published in the highly popular "Viernes" arts and entertainment section of Miami's "El Nuevo Herald." The column, in ...
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The success of a dedicated writer, filmmaker or any artist should never be based on the so-called sale of anything; the magic of the daily journey of creative expression in goodwill and good faith is the greatest, most gratifying prize because it's the humble fruit, the priceless gift of selfless giving that grows in the human heart to enrich the lives of others with beauty and excellence which ...
Charles wrote his first motion picture treatment, "Central Express," at the age of 13, when disaster films were becoming popular. He sent the first draft of the manuscript to director Bob Fosse in New York City after seeing "Cabaret." Mr. Fosse kindly responded with words of practical wisdom: to focus on originality. Charles took his advice to heart and would later debut on the big screen writing...