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Woman In Film: Writing On Purpose, With Purpose & Laughing About It!

What is there to write about?  And, why? How do you write a whole existence of worth that hasn’t already been written? Just as there is not a single birth of a new human soul that is the same as another, neither are the lives of any two individuals! Does such a simple truth blow your mind? Mine, too! The theme for the 2016 168 Write of Passage, 12-page screenplay competition was, “The Love of the Father.” The scripture provided by 168 for spiritual inspiration was Proverbs 3:12 (NKJV): “For whom the LORD loves He corrects, just as a father, the son, in whom he delights.” Before we dive into my case of creative action, let’s first clarify the coordination of the contest, shall we? Screenwriters from across the nation have 168 hours, i.e. one week, to develop a Treatment for a short film, and then complete a full 12-page screenplay (no more and no less) grounded by the given theme. To all my fellow writers out there, you know how difficult a deadline for …