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I’m excited to announce, my short screenplay, “Paddy’s Tonsorial Emporium” has been selected by Hollywood Jumbo as 1st place in their festival.


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Books

My new novel is now available on Amazon. A riddle found in Charleston, Illinois in 1967 leads a group of teens on a hunt for John Dillinger’s loot from a 1933 bank robbery in Greencastle, Indiana. It’s a humorous tale for middle schoolers to adults.


I’ve cared for my aged mother for four years. She has Alzheimer’s Disease. In this book I offer suggestions for caregiver’s of people with dementia.


Writing Competitions

Winner – My short story, “Revenge is a Dish Best Served with Pizza” won first place in the Me First Magazine Short Fiction Competition. It will appear in their “Best of 2019″ anthology soon. Read it at https://mefirstmagazine.com/2019/12/26/2019-writing-competition-winning-stories/

Finalist – My short story “Paddy’s Tonsorial Emporium” placed as a finalist in the 2019 Screencraft Short Story Contest (Top 50 of 13,000 entrants).

Recent Print Publications Where My Short Stories Appear.

The Brave

The Brave is a collection of short stories about freedom.  It’s a fundraiser for Semper K9 who provides free assistance dogs to veterans.  It can be purchased at: claresongbirdspub.com/shop/specialty-books/

One Hundred Memories

One Hundred Memories is a collection of short stories.  It’s a fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Society of England.  It is a publication of Dreamwell Writing.

Through the Ages

My short story won second place in Living Springs Publishers annual Baby Boomers Plus Contest and appears in their “Through the Ages” anthology.  Stories Through the Ages-Baby Boomers Plus is available on Amazon.


Magazines Where my Short Stories Appear

“This Job is Sew, Sew” was in the November online issue of Bookends Review. It was also published in their Best of 2019 anthology.

“The Kids are Coming,” a poem, was in the Christmas edition of Wax Poetry and Art


Movie Screenplays

Short Screenplay Competitions

I adapted my short story “Paddy’s Tonsorial Emporium” to a short screenplay. It has received the following awards:

WINNER of the HOLLYWOOD JUMBO: THE 2020 SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL.

TOP SHORTS as the BEST DRAMA SCREENPLAY for May and a FINALIST in their annual short screenplay competition (Winner to be announced)

PLATINUM WINNER in the INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS in Encino, California.

FINALIST in the HOLLYWOOD JUST4SHORTS FILM AND SCREENPLAY COMPETITION

SEMIFINALIST in the SOUTHEASTER INTERNATINOAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL (Winner to be announced).

SEMIFINALIST in the FILMATIC SHORT SCREENPLAY AWARDS

OFFICIAL SELECTION in the SCRIPT SUMMIT SHORT SCREENPLAY COMPETION.

OFFICIAL SELECTION (Winner to be announced) in the SENE FILM FESTIVAL in Rhode Island.

OFFICIAL SELECTION (Winner to be announced) in the HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL in Hollywood.

MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL as a quarterfinalist.


Feature Screenplay Competitions and Festivals

I adapted my short story “Paddy’s Tonsorial Emporium” to a feature screenplay. It has received the following awards.

A WINNER in the LOS ANGELES CINEMATOGRAPY AWARDS. The festival will be in Los Angeles.

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PLATINUM MOVIE SCRIPT WINNER in the INTERNATIONAL INEPENDENT FILM AWARDS in Encino, California..

Awarded BEST THEME in the SCRIPT SUMMIT SCREENPLAY COMPETITION in Royal Oaks Michigan and THIRD PLACE IN THE DRAMA CATEGORY.

A FINALIST in the NEW YORK MOVIE AWARDS.

FINALIST in the MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL.

FINALIST in the HOLLYWOOD GOLD AWARDS.

FINALIST in the VENICE MONTHLY FILM AWARDS.

FINALIST (Winner to be announced) in the SCRIPT SUMMIT SCREENPLAY COMPETION.

SEMIFINALIST in HOLLYWOOD JUMBO: THE 2020 SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL.

It has advanced in the SCREENCRAFT DRAMA COMPETION to SEMIFINALIST.

It has advanced in the SOUTHEASTERN INTERNATIONAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL to SEMIFINALIST

OFFICIAL SELECTION (Winner to be announced) in the SENE FILM FESTIVAL in Rhode Island.

OFFICIAL SELECTION (Winner to be announced) in the EDEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.

QUARTER FINALIST in THE SCRIPT LAB SCREENPLAY CONTEST. (Top 1000 of 12,000 entrants).

SELECTED in the FLORENCE FILM AWARDS.


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