Carol Colclough Strickland

Carol Colclough Strickland

Screenwriter

New York City, New York

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December 2011
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About Carol

I've written 5 prize-winning screenplays (but no sales so far), 5 non-fiction books (one, "The Annotated Mona Lisa" a best-seller) on art, architecture, & literature. I contribute criticism (on art & theater) to the Christian Science Monitor and have written for the NY Times, Wall St. Journal, Washington Post, etc. My historical novel set in 6th-century Constantinople (a love story between Emperor and Empress of Byzantium) brings to life a scandalous and little-known couple reviled as sinners and worshiped as saints. "The Eagle and the Swan" would make a great mini-series. Theodora leaves Cleopatra in the dust. twitter: @carolartbeat

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  • Playing with fire

    Playing with fire Other "Erin Brockovitch" meets "Steel Magnolias, political dramedy based on true story in which Southern belle gets down and dirty fighting environmental crime. When a corporate outlaw wants to build a chemical plant next to her Louisiana mansion, she fights corrupt politicians and ruthless capitalists.

  • Love You to Death

    Love You to Death Thriller An obsessed artist paints, then kills, his models to create a portrait of his lost love--until he stalks the one woman who can stop him.

  • Double or Nothing

    Double or Nothing Comedy Romance Two look-alike women--one from the top, the other from the bottom of the social ladder--swap identities to reinvent themselves. When their ruse is exposed and romance and career explode, they work together to put things right.

  • So to Speak

    So to Speak Comedy In a feminist update of "Cyrano," a young woman feeds lines to a handsome male airhead to help him woo the world. When he forces her to betray her art--and a man she admires--she fights to reclaim her voice.

  • Lone Star Rising

    Lone Star Rising Comedy Drama Romance Western Dumped and double-crossed by his wife and ex-partner in a Dallas law firm, Kirby flees to his mentor's small-town practice. When he finds his former law professor in the gutter and the firm embroiled in a dangerous case, Kirby joins a beautiful rodeo rider in a quest for revenge.

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