A couple of years ago, the Sacajawea production team had the most amazing experience along the Oregon coast. We went to film a teaser reel for Sacajawea, but it happened to be a complete snowstorm all up and down the coast - from California to Canada! There was a moment of wondering what we should [...]
What does, “It is Finished,” mean?
"It is finished, " what did Jesus mean when he said these words on the cross? Literally, figuratively, what does it mean after all he had been through, all he had tried to do in love, the Sadduces the Pharisees… the 30 pieces of silver. What did he die for that would cause him to [...]
And, the Blind shall See…
If there's one thing I've learned on Sacajawea's illuminating and sometimes crazy path, it's that our greatest purpose may not be what we think. Many times, when I thought I knew something... it turned out in a completely different way. And, there was always something to be learned about my dream, about my Calling... One [...]
Where is normal?
Early one morning, I woke up from a deep sleep. The thought on my heart was, "What is normal? Where is normal?" I lay there for a moment thinking about these questions, wondering about the tears that seemed to come to my eyes during the day, for no reason. I realized something that morning, that's [...]
Interview about the Windcatcher, Sacajawea
Photo: Jane returned to Fort Rock in 2015 with the completed Sacajawea script, to close the circle and fulfill her promise. January 28, 2016 -- Screenwriter, Jane L. Fitzpatrick, always believed in her heart she should write this story. Her life has been filled with “connections” leading her closer to its creation. Growing up in [...]
When will you hear your heart song?
In 2012, I wrote this blog on my website. It seems an eternity ago, and so much has happened in the interim. In 2012, it had been 9 years since I started writing the screenplay, Sacajawea, The Windcatcher, from a manuscript I began in 1989... Yes, 31 years ago, I sat on Fort Rock in [...]
I remember my vision from when I was a young girl –
From Sacajawea, The Windcatcher – A Novel by Jane L. Fitzpatrick “I saw myself sitting on a narrow strip of land that seemed to never end, weaving along the edge of the sea. Water crashed and climbed over the sand, again and again, creeping up higher toward me. A mist hung in the sky and [...]
The Novel – Sacajawea, The Windcatcher
For the first four weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic quarantine, I was feeling quite down - which is unusual for me. For over ten years, I had been devoting nearly my entire life to the pursuit of Sacajawea, The Windcatcher, an epic film project. Through incredible ups and downs, from hard situations to truly inspirational [...]
SAFEMASK Personal Protection Masks
Shawna Fitzpatrick, my daughter, is a fashion designer and through her company, Elements of Serenity, she has created these comfortable masks that are both serviceable and decorative. Please check out the Spirit Wind Collection store and take advantage of our 20% discount coupon code: SAFEMASK making these lined, reusable, durable and washable masks only $3.20 [...]
"A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer." ~Karl Kraus