Longtime parttime freelance writer, Wal-Mart cashier, lost wife Amy in 2006 to alcoholism, write book-related, Buddhist-like blog, JOIN THE SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION: LIVE BEYOND YOUR EGO, at http://sobrietybytamingyourego.wordpress.com. it's an extension of the principles in my self-help book, "Overcome Any Obstacle, Including Alcoholism,By Understanding Your Ego" I took several months off from writing scripts as I didn't feel qualified to call myself a screenwriter until after I finished Blake Synder's "Save The Cat!", which I just recently finished readng. So now I'm using Blake's The Board strategy to revamp Stone's Throw From Hell", which I may rename "The Darkness Below" or maybe "With a Paradise like this, Who Needs Hell?"
Stone's Throw From Hell Sci-fi ⋄ Thriller Futuristic, mystical city called Parradice hides ancient, deadly secrets. Naive, idealistic man and robotic assistant race to expose the truth behind government's lies in order to save a million slaves from execution.
The Darkness Below Fantasy ⋄ Horror ⋄ Sci-fi Lucid dreamer has series of dreams of Messianic figure in parallel world ruled by vampire kings. A witnessed near-death-experience 25 years earlier is the link between her dreams and the formation of a global vampire cult in our world, which the lucid dreamer, her Scotch-loving, reclusive boyfriend and two Irish Wolfhounds named Seek and Destroy battle. .
The Unhappy Hour Comedy ⋄ Drama Two alcoholic superheroes get a reprieve from jail time( due to multiple DWI's) in return for completing rehab and resurrecting their super-villain-thwarting skills for the National Security Agency.
After the End Horror ⋄ Sci-fi Ex-Walmart cashier, raging alcoholic and drug user, emerges from Doomsday shelter he holes up in for four years (along with cat Shaggy II) only to discovers there's only one other survivor, a young woman who saves his iife after he bothes suicide attempt. Ivory must conquer inner demons and save his pregnant girlfriend from alien assassin in order to save human race from becoming extinct.
The Darkness Below Paradise Horror ⋄ Sci-fi Naive, idealistic golfer in futuristic urban utopia dominated by planet's most spectacular golf course, discovers sprawling, ancient conspiracy. He risks everything to expose the planet's best kept, deadliest secrets in attempt to stave off planned genocide by the conspirators.
After The End Horror ⋄ Sci-fi Despondent and suicidal alcoholic man saved from killing himself by last surviving female; woman helps him sober up, they concieve child, then battle for their and the human race's survival against an alien assassin whos job iis to eliminate remainder of humans so alens can introduce new and improved species on Earth.
The Darkness Below Horror ⋄ Sci-fi ⋄ Thriller Unemployed, unfulfilled airlines accountant dreams of a Messiah in parallel world and struggles to connect that with a global vampire cult formed by chidlhood friends and a near-death-experience she witnessed as a child.