Ten award-winning short stories, two of which were made into films. After Dead in the Room won the 2011 Slamdance Film Festival Short Screenplay Contest, Slamdance produced the film starring Patrick J. Adams and Andrew Borba.

Included stories:

Run, My Dear: A mother hides her son—an escaped convict—while police search for him, but even he doesn't know how far she will go to save him.
First Place Short Screenplay, 2016 Harlem Film Festival
First Place, 2019 California Writers Club / San Mateo County Fair
First Place Best Female Protagonist, 2016 Kansas City Women in Film & TV
Top Three Finalist, 2019 Script Pipeline Short Script Contest
Top Three Finalist Short Screenplay, 2016 Nantucket Film Festival

Beloved: A story told from the point of view of a whale struggling to survive.

Bleeding Edge: The grieving sister of a murdered woman finds her own life threatened when she uncovers clues the killer may have acted under the influence of a mysterious entity.
First Place Short Screenplay, 2013 Table Read My Screenplay
First Place Short Screenplay, 2015 International Horror & Sci-fi Film Festival

Time to Go: A mother finds a way to give her son hope for the future as an asteroid heads toward certain impact with earth.

Dearly Departed: April receives a rare chance to escape her unbearable existence and must act
quickly or let the opportunity slip from her grasp.
Second Place Short Screenplay, 2010 Page International Screenwriting Awards

Border Street Bridge: A 16-year-old girl tries to finish her bucket list before moving out of town.

Killing Fool: A woman tries to escape the clutches of a macabre April Fool's Day killer.
Finalist Short Screenplay, 2014 Kansas City Women in Film & TV
Semifinalist Short Screenplay, 2014 Page International Screenwriting Awards

Broken: A mysterious young man stalks a female shop-owner for an unknown reason.

Froggie: A young woman finds her frog prince... or does she?

Dead in the Room: A bored studio executive finds the tables turned on him when a psychotic writer forces him to pitch a good story or die.
First Place, 2010 Slamdance Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition
Second Place, 2019 California Writers Club / San Mateo County Fair
Best Short Drama (film), 2011 Big Bear Lake International Film Festival
Best Short Drama (film), 2011 Breckenridge Film Festival

Release date: January 11, 2021

Print pages: 65

Content advisory: language

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