Nine screenplays, one novel. I aim to get reactions, to strike the stone and make a spark, though as expected some are highly negative. I don't write for safe spaces. I go to the dangerous places.
That said, I did write a comedy for the challenge and as an expression of my love for the Marx Brothers. I was able to let my silly wisecrackin' side come out and the first four reviews have agreed that Poppycock is fast, fun, and most of all very funny.
In the end, glory comes in crafting something beautiful in message and form.
1. See all my spec scripts made. MAYBE direct some down the road.
2. Get script doctoring and screenwriting gigs. Writer, co-writer, script doctor, it's all good.
3. Continue writing occasional novels.
4. Earn a reputation for being easy to work with.
Unique traits: Love them or hate them, my stories are like few others.
Death's Brother Budget: $5M - $10M | Horror Haunted by nightmares of murdering his beloved family, a tech guru must hold onto his sanity while tangling with a homicidal internet cult.
Poppycock Budget: $10M - $30M | Comedy A vaudevillian trio of cosmic Ancients takes over America to lay a trap for a dark god on the loose who might destroy the planet if his vodka stops flowing.
Frustration Budget: $1M - $5M | Mystery ⋄ Drama Discovering that his long-lost mother ended up in porn, an angry young man plays angel and devil in pursuit of the truth, vengeance, and social prestige.
Damon's Inquiry Budget: $30M+ | Action ⋄ Drama An unnatural murder leads to a strange friendship between the victim's brother and the demonic killer, who is being reluctantly pulled into a cabal of other demons on a mission to increase their numbers by corrupting humanity.
Martin and Sira Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Death claimed half of her soul when she was a child, and her lover must murder her for her to be whole again.
ScreenCraft Horror Semifinalist - Death's Brother
ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Quarterfinalist - Damon's Inquiry
Nicholl Top 20% - Death's Brother