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RIDING ON FAITH
After being paralyzed in a car accident, rodeo rider Amberley Snyder is told she will never walk again, much less ride. Without the use of her legs and confined to a wheelchair, the daughter of former Los Angeles Dodger Cory Snyder fights to regain her dream of being a pro rodeo champion. Soon to be a major motion picture. Produced by Elizabeth Cullen and Sean Dwyer
Feature Length Spec Script A “retired from show business FOREVER” ex-musician must get his old 1960's British rock band back together for one last gig. Problem is, most of them still hate his guts… Especially the girl he left behind.
Graphic Novel Screenplay Adaptation ““The Chronic Argonauts” is excellent science-fiction. The script clearly has a mind to it, articulating its themes, but it does not get overly wordy and the discussions do not detract from the spectacle or the action…
Recently, Max Adams posted an item on her timeline. (For those of you who may not know who Max is, she runs The Academy of Film Writing and has several produced studio films to her credit.) Anyway, Max shared a letter home from a Marine boot. We had a bit of discussion over it that I wanted to share. But it's important that you read it here here first.
Have you read it yet?... I'll wait...
Okay... What I loved about the this was how great it is when you totally don't see the twist coming, but it is totally organic to the story! In this case, you're thinking you're seeing the twist, because the humor is in how easy the basic training is for someone from the country. And it's truly funny. But then, you get hit with it at the end, signed "Your loving daughter, Alice". And that just rachets it up a whole two levels!
I have read for a number of competitions and generally keep track of how scripts I liked progressed. And I've noticed how this typ…