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Years after Janet began her passion to learn the craft of a screenplay writer, she discovered Eric Edson explaining "23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take."

Link to BOOK:

Eric Edson wrote,
"The Story Solution."

"Your work is going to fill
a large part of your life,
and the only way to be
truly satisfied is to do
what you believe is great work.

And the only way to do great work
is to love what you do."

Steve Jobs





.......... Janet attend professional CLASSES !


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What Ever Screenplay Needs
link to VIDEO...

JEFF SCHIMMEL

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"Save the Cat"
outline story beats
link to VIDEO...

ERIC BORK

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Average Screenwriter
Writes 9 Scripts
Before They Sell One
link to VIDEO...

WILLIAM C. MARTELL

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Janet attended May 2018,
Jeff Schimmel taught class on
"Reverse Outlining" Scenes.

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[ Janet completed on-line ]
taught by Eric Bork
U.C.L.A. screenplay course
Finding the story in a true
Wonder why movies are visual stories
and don't match the book ?

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Janet attended a beginners class
"Gorilla" Screenplay
taught by William Martel

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.......... More Screenwriting RESOURCES !


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Janet is a member of...

[ link to ... ] Meet UP: Calendar
and view PSA current events
and upcoming classes

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Janet attended April 2018
TV Pilot CLASS
taught by Bill True,
Director of Film,
Scottsdale College, Arizona

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Janet attended PSA Class
taught by Gordon Hoffman
Founder of "Blue Cat"


Gordon offered advice to write
a movie with 15 main beats,
based on the BOOK,
"Save the Cat"
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link to book:

Your Cut To Is Showing

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link to book:

Save the Cat.com

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link to book:

Screenwriter's bible

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link to article:
"How to Break into Hollywood"

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link to website:
Ink Tip . com
Upload [synopsis] screenplay for producers to read.

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link to article:
Writers Guild of
America-West
Registration vs.
Copyright Registration

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link to website:
Copyright office
Upload your screenplay to protect yourself as the author.

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.......... Janet completed these MOVIES !



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Janet pitched her "True Story" Drama
during a Phoenix Screenplay Writer's Class.


[ Fifteen years working on his appeal,
Senior Inmate bonds with his
husband-hopping, estranged daughter. ]

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Janet with Warren Zide,
Producer of "Final Destination"
[ link to IMDB credentials ]

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Janet submitted for analysis

Genre: Coming of age
Drama with a Twist of Faith

[ In foster care, a High School Student
outwits an imposter Nun
to answer God's calling. ]

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Janet with Jeff Schimmel
TV Producer of "Mind of Mencia"
[ link to IMDB credentials ]

[ link to his Screenwriter Book ]

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Janet wrote this Short Movie, 31 pages for a reading by Chamus Hawk.

Genre: Drama, Love Story

[ Widowed, motorcyle teacher falls
for the sister of a defiant student. ]

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Event: Chance meeting with a stranger on a plane?
That's when Janet met Hanna who sent an email to her life-long friend...

Chamus Hawk, Founder of Team Radio,
Progressive Rap Cinema

View his website and Facebook
Link to his Pod Cast Interview [1:09]
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.......... Janet needs to rewrite these DRAFTS !


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Book Adaptation


Young Widow

Genre: True Story, Drama
Based on the Book,
"Widowed Without Warning"
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Full Features


"Dog Gone Yard"

Genre: Family, Rites of passage
Widow and her family euthanize their beloved Dog

"South of Innocence"

Genre: True Story, Sexual Assault
Years later, a mother discovers her daughter's secret.

"Shoe Lovers"

Genre: Drama, Erotica
Grandmother builds her empire on the love of shoes.
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Short Movies


"BLU AJL"

Genre: Supernatural, Family
Based on true events
with a family Van named "Blue Angel"

"Fertile Mertile"

Genre: Animation, Science Fiction
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