February 2017 – Read the best of NEW POETRY from around the world.

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Read NEW poem from poets from around the world for the month of February 2017. The best of new talent online today: 

SHE CRIES, by Odonko Ba
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/she-cries-alone-poetry-by-odonko-ba/

HEARTBREAK, by Shalana Pace
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/heartbreak-poetry-by-shalana-pace/

LOST, by Grim Angel
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/lost-poetry-by-grim-angel/

WHAT IF, by Cindi Walton
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/what-if-poetry-by-cindi-walton/

CONNEMARA, by Christine Emmert
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/connemara-poetry-by-christine-emmert/

PARALYSIS, by A Mara Prose Poem
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/paralysis-a-mara-prose-poem/

DEAR PAIGEY, by Astroleuth the Poet
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/dear-paigey-by-astroleuth-the-poet/

FOREVER, by George W. Knox
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/forever-poetry-by-george-w-knox/

CODA, by Forrest Jamie
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/coda-poetry-by-forrest-jamie/

HOW TO KILL YOURSELF, by Emma Miles
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/how-to-kill-yourself-poetry-by-emma-miles/

THEY ALWAYS BITE THE HAND THAT FEEDS THEM, by Sofia Kioroglou
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/they-always-bite-the-hand-that-feeds-them-poetry-by-sofia-kioroglou/

ENJOY, by Guillermo Rocha
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2017/01/30/enjoy-poetry-by-guillermo-rocha/

HAPPY, by Samrat Rudra
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2017/01/30/happy-poetry-by-samrat-rudra/

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2016 AFRICAN AMERICAN Films, Screenplays, Stories

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

See the best of the 2016 Festival: Short Films, Screenplays, Novels, Stories


festival posterWHEN STRANGERS TOUCH YOUR HAIR, 7min., Drama
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ACTOR
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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Johnson

writing CONTEST1st CHAPTER or FULL NOVEL CONTEST
Get full feedback! Winners get their novel made into a video!
SCREENPLAY CONTESTSUBMIT your FEATURE Script
FULL FEEDBACK on all entries. Get your script performed
TV CONTESTSUBMIT your TV PILOT or TV SPEC Script
Voted #1 TV Contest in North America.
FILM CONTESTSUBMIT your SHORT Film
Get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Festival

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2016 ADULTERY Films, Screenplays, Stories

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

See the best of the 2016 Festival: Short Films, Screenplays, Novels, Stories

 

ACTOR

festival posterMORE THAN GOD
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9min, Ireland, Comedy

ACTOR

festival posterUNPRINCIPLED, 13min., USA, Comedy/Drama
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September 2016 Film Festival

 

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Johnson

writing CONTEST1st CHAPTER or FULL NOVEL CONTEST
Get full feedback! Winners get their novel made into a video!
SCREENPLAY CONTESTSUBMIT your FEATURE Script
FULL FEEDBACK on all entries. Get your script performed
TV CONTESTSUBMIT your TV PILOT or TV SPEC Script
Voted #1 TV Contest in North America.
FILM CONTESTSUBMIT your SHORT Film
Get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Festival

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2016 ADDICTION Films, Screenplays, Stories

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

See the best of the 2016 Festival: Short Films, Screenplays, Novels, Stories

 

 

ACTOR

ACTOR

ACTOR

ACTOR

ACTOR

ACTOR

 

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Johnson

writing CONTEST1st CHAPTER or FULL NOVEL CONTEST
Get full feedback! Winners get their novel made into a video!
SCREENPLAY CONTESTSUBMIT your FEATURE Script
FULL FEEDBACK on all entries. Get your script performed
TV CONTESTSUBMIT your TV PILOT or TV SPEC Script
Voted #1 TV Contest in North America.
FILM CONTESTSUBMIT your SHORT Film
Get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Festival

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1st CHAPTER and FULL NOVEL FESTIVAL. Deadline February 15th

Watch Novel Performance Readings:

Novels Showcased in 2016:
36 Novels Performed
2 Novels Made into a Movie
Plus, 8 Poems Made into a Movie and 69 short stories read.
= 115 total works made in 2016! 

Get FULL FEEDBACK on either the 1st chapter or entire novel book from our committee of Professional Writers, and Writing Consultants. Get your novel performed by a professional actor at the festival.

NEW OPTION: Or, just submit for an actor performance reading transcript of your novel (any 5 pages of your book). Great way to promote the sales of your book if you’re already published. (see examples on the video playlist below)

SUBMIT your novel now (both your 1st chapter or full novel accepted) To be eligible for our Writing Festival Events. Submissions take 3-5 weeks for evaluation

Just VOTED one of the top festivals in the world today!

Submit a novel book and get it seen by the world.

A great way to get your words out there, obtain the Agent you’re looking for or just get your story seen by more people. If you win, your story will be seen by 100,000s of people when it’s read online using a top professional actor. It’s a rush you’ll never experience in your life seeing it come to life that way.

The RULES are simple:

1. Write a story. Edit the heck out of it. We accept novels in all genres.

NEW: All submissions to this contest also get a FREE LOGLINE listing on the Writing Festival site. Go to the LOGLINE submission page athttp://www.wildsound.ca/logline.html and submit your logline information.

2. Email your story to novels@novelwritingfestival.com in .pdf, .doc, .wpd, .rtf, or .fdr format.

In the body in the email please add your:
– FULL NAME
– CITY AND COUNTRY
– TITLE OF STORY
– TYPE OF STORY (genre, length)
– (optional) and a 1-2 line synopsis of your story.

3a. FOR 1st CHAPTER of your novel – Pay the $35 submission fee (Save $15 off regular fee) via the button here:
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3b. FOR the ENTIRE NOVEL feedback – Pay the $170 submission fee ($50 off regular fee) via the button below. Please put your full contact info (name, email address) on a title page:
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3c. FOR Transcript Novel Video Performance Reading – Pay the $35 submission fee (Save $15 off regular fee) via the button here:
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ALL SUBMITTED STORIES and FILMS GET FULL FEEDBACK – The goal of the Novel Writing Festival is to help everyone involved grow as an artist, so we will offer some kind of constructive criticism whether or not we accept your entry for the formal festival.

Watch Novels Made into a Movie:

Watch Poetry Made into a Movie:

There is no festival like this!

Mainly what this contest does is give exposure to the writer. They will be able to obtain a solid agent, plus get notice by producers looking for writers like yourself. NOTE: The writer will always own 100% rights to their story. The only thing we do is help the writer. Either with notes on their next draft, or gain exposure by having their story showcased at our festival.

Novel & Screenplay Festival Deadlines Today

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

DEADLINE Feb 15: 1st CHAPTER/FULL NOVEL Festival. Get your story performed at the Writing Festival. FULL FEEDBACK on all entries.
https://novelwritingfestival.com/

NEW OPTION: Or, just submit for an actor performance reading transcript of your novel (any 5 pages of your book). Great way to promote the sales of your book if you’re already published. (see examples on the video playlist below)

Watch the Recent Winners. At least 3-10 winners every month:
http://novelwritingfestival.com

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Deadline February 15th: Screenplay Festival – Get FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed by professional actors
http://www.wildsound.ca/screenplaycontest.html

Watch WINNING Screenplay Readings – Watch videos of past winners performed by professional actors
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/feature_script_readings.html

READ 100s of testimonials from past submitters –
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/feature-screenplay-submission-testimonials-wildsound-screenplay-contest-review

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Deadline February 15th:: TV PILOT/SPEC Script Festival – Get FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed by professional actors
http://www.wildsound.ca/tvscreenplaycontest.html

Watch WINNING TV PILOT Screenplay Readings
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/tv_pilot_readings.html

Watch WINNING TV SPEC Screenplay Readings
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/tv_spec_readings.html

READ 100s of testimonials…

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Prologue Reading: VERONICA’S PAPERS by ANTHONY COLIN WRIGHT

Performed by Val Cole.

February 2017 Winning Novel Reading.

Get to know the writer:

 What is your novel about?

A group of almost-strangers is brought together for a week-long cruise, as an experiment orchestrated by Gerald Clayton and his mistress Veronica. A trained hypnotherapist, Veronica hypnotises former friends and lovers of Gerald into not recognising him as they board a cruise ship with him and must try and find out the connection between them. Religious belief is also a theme of the book

What genres would you say this novel is in?

Literary Fiction, Mystery.

How would you describe this story in two words?

Intriguing writing.

What movie have you seen the most in your life?

Shakespeare in Love.

How long have you been working on this story?

Twenty years, but with other writing at the same time.

Do you have an all-time favorite novel?

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita

What motivated you to write this story?

My own experience of hypnosis.

If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?

Meryl Streep.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Languages (I speak a number), Theatre, Birds, Basic Astronomy and Understanding of the Universe, Belief (non-traditional) in God.

What influenced you to enter your novel to get performed?

A wish for it to be better known.

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

Never give up.

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Casting: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson