Short Story: Colored Ties by Oz Greek

Watch the August 2016 Winning Short Story Reading. 

Reading Performed by actor Julian Ford

Get to know the winning writer: 

1. What is your 1pg Short Story about?

Colored ties is a story about a youngster and his crew who came from nothing and acquired lots of money.
Once they made money enough to invest in themselves, they bought other businesses to keep money coming in.

The story culminates with a high huge loss of money and a last minute scrounge to keep money coming in so the families can eat and not lose everything they worked so hard for.

The goal of the script is to teach people the value of money and the love of family.

People should know the heart break of losing what they cling to, the pleasure of a new start, and the victory of success at least once in life.

Whether or not people are able to kee

2. What genres would you say this short story is in?
Genre – crime thriller

3. How would you describe this story in two words?

money matters

4. What movie have you seen the most in your life?

Pursuit of happiness

5. How long have you been working on this story?

about 3 years

6. Do you have an all-time favorite novel?

Ayn Rand – Atlas shrugged

7. What motivated you to write this story?

People say money and family do not matter, they are wrong.

8. What artist would you love to have dinner with?

Al Pacino

9. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Taking care of my family and creating a life I can be proud of.

10. What influenced you to enter the 1pg. Short Story contest?

I want to inspire and entertain people.

11. Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Never give up on your dream, whatever it may be.

Never give up on your dream, whatever it may be.


Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo

Editor: John Johnson

Casting: Sean Ballantyne

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