I'm happy to learn that my screenplay "In the Footsteps of Thaddeus Thackeray" has just been chosen as a quarterfinalist in the 2019 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Competition. This I wrote about this script back in September, following another screenwriting competition announcement. I don't want to get my hopes up too much after all these years...but that doesn't mean I should give up, either. Art below by Jeff West.
In early August 2006, shortly following my mother’s death, I stopped by a kitten fair hosted by the Burbank Animal Shelter. I thought a new kitten would help brighten my spirits, and be a good companion for my other cat, Kubrick, who always seemed so lonely whenever I was away. The shelter’s main conference room looked like a school cafeteria, stuffed to capacity with kittens in cages. It’s hard to believe that a single kitten could possibly stand out from such a crowd, but o