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Script Frenzy goal accomplished with 11 hours to spare

Posted by on June 30, 2007

I scrambled over that 20,000 word finish line at around 1pm today with a 132 page feature film script and 11 hours to spare. I basically had to average 2,500 words per day over the last three days but I can safely say I achieved my goal.

The film is titled Motherless Children and focuses on two central characters. It will require some severe editing before I even contemplate shooting it. I may even separate out the stories and just focus on one of the character’s plot line since most of those scenes are set in locations I’m sure I can shoot on a low budget. This is my preferred option mainly because of the genre shift. I’m also pretty impressed with all the twists I wrote in. I’m just waiting to get Jeremy’s feedback to see if they’re as unexpected as I thought.

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Dominica has a strong interest in exploring diversity in media, seeing people subverting corporate control of creativity through crowdfunding and indie publishing, and spending as much time as she can travelling the world and discovering culture. This is what she most regularly blogs about. In her spare time, Dominica is primarily focused on long-form improv theatre, and writing and publishing speculative fiction. You can find links to some of her free and published stories and screenplays on her writing page, or check out her pirate time-travel novel Adrift. Though born and raised in Australia to American parents, Dominica lived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, between 2008-2014, until she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area. She also has a background in web programming, filmmaking, and stand-up comedy. For more information, check out her about page, or any of the specific pages about her various creative pursuits in the links at the top of the page.

2 Responses to Script Frenzy goal accomplished with 11 hours to spare

  1. Tara

    Congratulations on meeting the goal!

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