Screenplays & Opening Scenes

Opening Scene to Whistling in the Graveyard By Elizabeth Cutright FADE IN: Interior: BEDROOM-6:00am The red numbers of a digital alarm clock read 5:59 am. As they click over to 6:00 am, the radio turns on and Tom Petty’s “American Girl” blares out, tinny and scratchy over the radio’s tiny speaker. A tanned, androgynous hand […]

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Songs As Inspiration

Dancing in a Deep Assumption By Elizabeth Cutright The chill of a fall breeze – the kind that twists and turns through the dusk, dragging in its wake dead leaves of all colors and shapes –  curls its fingers around Rebecca’s wrist.  Snaking up her the arm of her jacket, it beats on her breast […]

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