Steven M. Cross

Steven M. Cross

Screenwriter and Playwright

Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Member Since:
April 2015
Last online:
1 week ago
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About Steven

I am a semi-retired educator and freelance writer. I've published seven plays, two middle-grade novels, and one Young Adult Novel. Recently one of my screenplays reached quarterfinal status in the Bluecat competition.


  • Current

    Current Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller Horror A teacher neglects her duty to save her students when a mass shooting occurs at her school, and as a result, she is forced to relive it and other personal tragedies in a purgatorial loop until she can redeem herself.

  • In Sight

    In Sight Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama With her newly acquired gift of reading minds, a teenage poetess does more harm than good but tries to redeem herself before she does irreparable damage to the most vulnerable people in her lives ... including herself.

  • Crazy S.O.B.

    Crazy S.O.B. Budget: $100K - $1M | Other In this dramedy, a bipolar sufferer, Manfred Smith pisses off a parent which leads to his firing and a descent into drinking and breaking the law. Only one person tries to help him, a colleague who loves him, but whom he doesn't care about until it is too late.

  • Cut Off

    Cut Off Thriller After his vengeful wife ruins his career, a screenwriter moves to a remote cottage and has every intention of killing himself, but the very actress who starred in his most successful film steps back into his life and gives him fresh hope. The only problem is she's supposed to be dead and he's the one who murdered her.

  • Freak

    Freak Thriller A mentally ill teenager, who has been such a loser his entire life that he can't even kill himself correctly, moves to a new school with a new parent and battles the same old depression and bullies (and hallucinations) he has always battled in an effort to start a new life, but it is only when he nearly dies that he succeeds.


  • Freak (Quarterfinalist Fresh Voices Screenplay)

    Freak (Quarterfinalist Fresh Voices Screenplay) (2015)
    Film by Fresh Voices Competition Writer

  • Fall Of Knight

    Fall Of Knight (2015)
    Print by Book Trope Writer

  • Walt Michaels Is A Weenie (top ten comedy category screenplay competition)

    Walt Michaels Is A Weenie (top ten comedy category screenplay competition) (2012)
    Film by Exposurama Screenplay Cont. writer

  • Haunted Hamlet

    Haunted Hamlet (2004)
    Theater by Brooklyn Publishers Writer


  • Quarterfinalist 2018 Bluecat competition.

  • Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition Quarterfinalist

  • Fresh Voices Special Spotlight Award Finalist

  • Top ten comedy category in Exposurama second annual competition


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