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a 13 year old boy starts talking and visiting with aliens, he I sworn to secrecy until he is in the military at 21, joins a cult and later he is discovered to be a decsendant of einstein.
there is a slim chance that we could make it to the top. first, I know what you can and cannot say on film or anywhere in the public world.  if I were to be honest, it would be a documentary, but I go to my death preaching this to be fiction.  

my insanity amazes me. the greatest tool you can have is a real life controllable, calm, "crazy" person.

when I was in the military I was given the opportunity to learn simple truths about our shadow government concerns, which legitimize there ignirance of real world hazards.


shoot me an email, to tell me you are interested so I can send you a copy of the screenplay.

I need this, somthing to account for my exlerience, and hope it be a guide to others struggling to control thiee own, mental illness. how can I make it happen.  help, I am a good person, help me to be a great one

sincerely,
nathan

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Hi Nathan,

Sounds to me as if you possess a lot of creativity, and the premise of your screenplay could be promising.

Unfortunately, I'm a working writer, and I'm devoting all of my work time to my new career as a novelist; therefore, I have no time to read the works of other writers. I do try to help writers with specific questions, on AllExperts, but I no longer coach writers or analyze screenplays.

There are a lot of internet resources that can help writers get their work "out there." You could list your screenplay on InkTip or Script Shark.  You could also enter contests, like the Page Awards, which offer critiques of submitted works for a modest fee. It might be helpful for you to seek out some of those possibilities.

Best of success with your writing career,
Barry

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I`m a credited writer on nine feature films. My latest movie, IRON ROAD, which stars Peter O'Toole and Sam Neill, opened as feature, then aired as a four-hour miniseries on network television. Sun Li, the Chinese star, won the best actress award at the Roma Fiction Fest recently. www.ironroadthemovie.com) I’ve produced more than 300 episodes of television drama, including 13 episodes of Deepwater Black, and 106 episodes of Katts & Dog (Rin-Tin-Tin, K-9 Cop in the U.S.). I've answered over 1200 All Experts questions!

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I've been in the business of writing and producing feature films, television series, and MOW's for over 20 years. You can check me out at this URL http://www.createyourscreenplay.com/aboutbp.htm

Publications
You can find my books on Amazon. See DON'T LET ANYONE STEAL YOUR STORY (http://tinyurl.com/StoryStealers)which is a stripped-down readable summary of copyright, full of entertaining anecdotes and real-life examples. Read about the true horror stories that clearly show you what you need to do to avoid the misfortune of having your literary material stolen. Find out: * How to take simple inexpensive steps to protect yourself, before, during, and after you write your literary work. * How copyright law applies to writers of literary works. * How literary works enter public domain, and how you can use it to your advantage. * What aspects of literary works are protected by copyright, and what aspects are not protected. * How to create documentation that will prove your copyright entitlement in the event of an infringement on your rights. * How you can protect yourself if you are contracted to write for television. You’ll also get a FREE sample of an Option and Purchase Agreement, a contract used in the acquisition of rights in a literary property—a contract that you and your lawyer can customize for your property. Written by a writer, for writers, Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Story will help you protect yourself against plagiarists and anyone else who might infringe your right of sole ownership. ------------- Also on Amazon, my book of four short stories, THE TWENTY-BUSHEL RACER. A man’s redemption from bitterness enables him to become a loving father. A teenager discovers the importance of his attachment to the people in his life and the place where he is growing up. A man, who has for years considered himself a coward and a betrayer of his comrades, musters the courage to stand up against a pair of would-be assassins. Two young men, who grew up in the same town, meet unexpectedly, reminisce about a girl they both loved when they were boys, and unveil a truth that changes both their lives.

Education/Credentials
Master of Arts degree (Drama)

Awards and Honors
Among my awards are Best Screenplay, Best Picture, at the International Film & Television Festival of New York for THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EDWIN ALONZO BOYD, Best Screenplay, Feature Film, at the 12th International Film Festival in Sitges, Spain for PLAGUE, and a Special Jury Award, Feature Film at the San Francisco International Film Festival for PLAGUE.

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