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Mark Wagner writes fresh and unique screenplays because of the past. When I was nineteen, this bold, brilliant, beautiful witch spread her Tarot cards across his bed. I flipped up “The Fool”. I blushed. She laughed, and promised that I’d be safer than all those kids dancing along the abyss. Since then I have often slid off, and tumbled a while, and even caught hold of a scraggly weed to stare into the terrifying darkness. But I did crawl up from the rock and roll as a roadie, a chauffeur for the wealthy, and a psych tech at Sonoma Developmental Center. Which one was the craziest job, I still don’t know. At least, I skip a good foot away now. And haul my bag of stories to reveal the dangerous edges. Defies logic, that I know.
Unique traits: I discover, then write about the steps of the spiritual quest, according to Joseph Campbell's "The Hero With a Thousand Faces".
"Amazon Queen" Fantasy The glorious captain of a cruise ship invokes her warrior spirit to defend many tourists against the attacking Chinese pirates.
"Blessing Our Furies" Thriller Two clever, independent agents must hunt to kill their mad, ex-buddy sheikh to prevent African terrorism.
"Chills" Thriller A dazzling, fiery-spirited model has to fight a cruel rapist to flourish in the fashionata world.
"Crushes" Drama To share their love, the twin sisters reject the violence of their family and the sex among their friends.
"False Interests" Drama A spunky real estate agent reveals her bosses’ foul mortgages, then unites her community to pay for their homes together.
"Fighting With Spirit" Thriller A Lakota oil trader hides underground in New York City to battle the Russians destroying America’s economy by manipulating our oil industry.
"Fracking For Poison" Thriller To save the world, two ambitious reporters film the dangers of fracking for oil by a greedy entrepreneur.
A WINK OF THE BLACK EYE Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller After the Ku Klux Klan rampage St. Louis in 1919, an ambitious, Afro girl performs to inspire her fans to march and roar for justice and freedom.