Winning Sept. 2016 Short Story: Double Face by Amira El Dahshoury

Short Story performed by Val Cole

Double Face by Amira El Dahshoury

Get to know the writer:

What is your 1pg Short Story about?

My short story is simply about the theme “appearance vs. reality”.

What genres would you say this short story is in?

Drama/Light Comedy

How would you describe this story in two words?

Appealing and Touching

What movie have you seen the most in your life?

Music and Lyrics

How long have you been working on this story?

Not much, but the idea have always been there in my mind since I went to college

Do you have an all-time favorite novel?

The Sound and the Fury

What motivated you to write this story?

The fake appearance of many people I meet in this life

What artist would you love to have dinner with?

Robert De Niro

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Playing the piano

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

A recommendation made by Doha Film Institute

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

Always write down what you feel and never give up, listen to feedback quite well.

Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

By writingfest

Monthly Festival showcasing the best of new novels from around the world. Novel transcripts get performed by professional actors. OR, we also turn novels into movies and seen by 1000s online and at various film festivals.

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