In Between The River

Katie (on the spectrum) thinks her nomadic family is normal but as she transitions from child to teenager; her father Donald is frequently absent, her mother Judy tries too hard to hold them together and her older brother Kyle hides a secret that eventually surfaces to expose the family illusion.

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When my high school drama teacher suggested I write instead of act because I changed the lines to get a laugh, I took her advice. However, back in the eighties, it was hard to get a screenplay read so I took a break to gain true life experience by writing a community golf column, fighting wildfires, trying every sport imaginable, working in an ER, playing professional drums and oil painting until I realized what was missing and that was my original screenwriting passion, so I started again and realized, I'm here to stay.

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Contest Results:
Filmmatic Drama (Finalist) [2019]
Screenplay Festival (Semifinalist, In the Drama Category) [2021]
Great American Search (Quarterfinalist, Great American Script Contest) [2021]
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