Karen Mueller Bryson is an award-winning/optioned screenwriter, produced playwright and published novelist. She is the founder of Short on Time Books, fast-paced and fun novels for readers on the go. All Short on Time Books are based on screenplays. Karen is a graduate of Screenwriting U ProSeries 21 and is a Writers Boot Camp Fellow.
Monsoon Season - Based on a True Story Family ⋄ Sports A misfit first year football team manages to win the prep school league championship, when they are coached by the nation's only all-female boys football coaching staff.
The Incredibly Awesome Adventures of Puggie Liddell Adventure ⋄ Comedy ⋄ Family When a precocious 12-year old science prodigy and his pesky teen sister plummet through a time portal in a public pool, with the school bully and her henchmen hot on their heels, they adventure through American history, in their quest to find a way home.
Twyla's Last Trip Comedy ⋄ Romance An uptight research psychologist's deadline to complete her doctoral dissertation is completely derailed when she must take her estranged mother's ashes on a road trip on Route 66, in order to fulfill the requirements of her will and inherit her fortune. To make matters worse, she is forced to travel across the country with her mother's easygoing country lawyer, who drives her crazy, and his drooling bloodhound.
One Last Class Comedy ⋄ Romance A washed-up teen idol decides to rebuild his life by returning to college but falls in love with the young professor, who teaches the one class he needs to complete his degree.
Retro Geeks Comedy ⋄ Family It’s only a month until senior prom and Molly and Ally don’t have dates yet! OMG! The 80s obsessed BFFs decide to finally prove to their classmates that they're not total losers by getting super-hot dates for prom.
Mom on a Mission - Based on a True Story Biography ⋄ Drama When a stay-at-home mom discovers the strange health symptoms she and her daughter face are related to a massive, three-year roof tarring project in her new community, she decides to fight the system to save her daughter’s health, but discovers that fighting back comes at a cost.
Hanging on to My Dreams (based on the memoir) Biography ⋄ Drama ⋄ Sports The true story of Saint Lucia's first and only male basketball player to achieve a full scholarship as a freshman from an NCAA Division One university, Arnold Henry must overcome numerous obstacles, including being accused of a crime, facing possible deportation and the likelihood of losing his hard-won scholarship, as he struggles to integrate into the American culture and sports system, on his road to fulfilling his hoop dreams.
Racing for Our Father Family ⋄ Sports A modern Prodigal Daughter tale, for Christian teens and families, set in the world of off-road desert buggy racing.
The Mustard Seeds Drama ⋄ Family A Family Film like Napoleon Dynamite for a Christian Audience: After his mom’s sudden death, a teen musical savant with Asperger’s Syndrome is forced to leave his performing arts high school in New York City when he relocates to Winslow, Arizona to live with his eccentric aunt and must attend a school with no music program.