Featured Writing

Garlic Press

by Michael Sandler Call it fierce appetite for gadgets, strawberry huller, a lobster pick good for fishing out olives. Lives imbue my favorite, cracking walnuts in a pinch, juicing lemons— but mostly for exuding garlic. Mom’s joke: a real chef would cook his goose with one. She used to clear…

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Screenplays Posts

Organgrinder

by Rachel Chalmers ANCHOR: You’re listening to Swan Song, and we’re crossing over live to Fox San Quentin for the last ever interview with California’s worst infanticide. A content warning for our sensitive listeners: This inmate is unrepentant and the details of her crimes are grotesque. Male authority figure guidance…

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Cash’s Choice

by Chris Ross Fade in: INT. GYMNASIUM HALLWAY- DAY The room is pitch black with the faint sound of rapid speech and sneakers squeaking against the floor. The door opens and the light from outside illuminates the hall. KEN “CASH” MCDONALD, 17, enters the room as the door closes slowly…

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Sad Scene From an Old Movie

by Michael C. Keith INT. HOSPITAL ROOM   – DAY GIRL about 10 years old is in bed. She is covered in a gray blanket that reaches just above her mouth. The room is empty and its furnishings are stark. Décor suggests pre-WWII era. A sole window looks out onto the…

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The Last Visit

By Cheryl Loux My hands shook as I pressed my hair back to make sure it formed into a neat bun. I must look terrible, I thought. I inspected my dismal reflection in the glass window of the door. The weight of exhaustion was heavy upon my face. The previous…

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A Fighting Chance

By Lauren Ennis A Fighting Chance is a screenplay which chronicles a British soldier’s coming of age through his experiences fighting with the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War. Throughout his time in Spain, Jim comes in contact with people of various beliefs and lifestyles whose influences force him…

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