Short Story Reading: There are no lights in Naples by Dennis L Havlin

Story performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss

Genre:  Suspense

 

Jeanelle C Havlin, CAP, CTC

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DL Havlin, Author
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Novel Transcript Reading of A POOR MAN’S TRUCE by H.E. Scott

Poem performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss

Get to know the poet:

What is your novel about?

Jacq accidentally murders a man, and unwittingly reveals more than the assassin he worked for. His desire to escape poverty is now a flight for his life. His mistakes change the lives of many people, gain him many enemies and lead him in a direction he never thought he would go.

What genres would you say this novel is in?

Fantasy, Adventure

How would you describe this story in two words?

Action, redemption

What movie have you seen the most in your life?

Avatar

What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

White Wedding by Billy Idol

Do you have an all-time favorite novel?

Freedom’s Landing by Anne McCaffery. A Sci-Fi Trilogy.

What motivated you to write this story?

I have a very vivid imagination. I have always wanted to write a novel and decided, after attending a writer’s conference, that I better just start writing. I didn’t have a plan, it just came out on the page. Eventually the characters drove the story.

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

I am very interested in history. I would like to meet and have dinner with Paul Revere. I went to Boston a few years ago and visited his house. It would be so amazing to sit down with him and talk about the American Revolution.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

I like to volunteer. I am a Director for a non-profit society called Equitas Disabled Soldiers Funding Society. We raise funds to assist Canadian Veterans. I also am a Director for Tabitha Canada, a non-profit organization, which assists very poor Cambodian people. This year I am taking a team of about 12 people to Cambodia to build houses through Tabitha Cambodia. This organization was started by Janne Ritskies, a very dedicated lady from Ontario, Canada.

What influenced you to enter your story to get performed?

It was time to push myself out of my safety net and share my creation.

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

Just write, write, write. Be part of a writing group, go to conferences, meet other writers. Don’t be afraid to put your work out there.

THRILLER Novel of the Day: A BROOM AT THE MASTHEAD, by MJ Logue

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: A Broom At The Masthead

Written by: M J Logue

Type: Novel

Genre: Historical thriller

Logline: A Broom At the Masthead is a romantic thriller where a Puritan’s daughter tries to clear her courtier husband’s name after he is accused of a series of brutal murders at Charles II’s court – but can their unlikely liaison survive her investigation?

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COMEDY Novel of the Day: LADY JOE, by Mark Saha

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: Lady Joe

Written by: Mark Saha

Type: NOVEL

Genre: Action, Comic drama, Contemporary Western.

Logline: Comic misadventures of two best friends since high school, the girl they both dated and one married, and a champion cutting horse gone missing.

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BIOGRAPHY Novel of the Day: THE LION THE LEGEND AND THE COAL MINERS DAUGHTER, by Anne Mayhew

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: The Lion, the Legend and the Coal Miner’s Daughter

Written by: Anne Mayhew

Type: Novel

Genre: Biography. Drama.

Logline: When she chose the legendary blues guitarist Clapton over her jealous God, the young mother triggered a 28 year dance with the devil. Sacrificing her children for the clandestine lover, the invisible fight for her soul began. Would God take head of her screams, or would Lucifer have his prize.

ISBN 9781516862504

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ADVENTURE Novel of the Day: WINDIGO, by E.C. Hunter

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: Windigo

Written by: E C Hunter

Type: Novel

Genre: Young Adult Adventure

Logline: In the Young Adult novel Windigo, Archie Hunter is alone in the Canadian wilderness. He must find his kidnapped father and protect the Sasquatch family he has discovered in this story of adventure and survival.

www.echunter.com

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Novel Transcript Reading: THE SCENT OF MY SON: IN GOD WE TRUST, by Adrienne Miranda

Performed by Val Cole

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 Get to know the writer:

What is your novel about?

My continued search for justice for the brutal murder of my son.

What genres would you say this novel is in?

True Crime/ Inspiration and Faith

How would you describe this story in two words?

Unconscionable injustice

What movie have you seen the most in your life?

What a Wonderful Life

What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

What a wonderful world/somewhere over the rainbow.

Do you have an all-time favorite novel?

To kill a Mockingbird

What motivated you to write this story?

The deep love and devotion I have for my son and knowing that the truth must be told. I have been beaten down continually over the past 10 years and these wrong doers must be held accountable and stopped.

My story details the beastly hate, greed and injustice that permeates through our society every day. I want to make a difference and all lives matter.

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

My son Joseph

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

My faith, children, extending kindness to others, movies,
Music, singing, dance, Bible study, uplifting others, advocacy and never giving up.

What influenced you to enter your story to get performed?

Finally Knowing the truth and having all the proof that my sons brutal and tragic murder has been covered up by law-enforcement and prosecutors at every level.

So many people are supporting me to get my story out there for all people to know and understand that this horrific and hideous nightmare could happen to any parent.

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

When you know in your heart that your story must be told, write it. It is good to journal with dates and facts.

Always let your heart and soul guide you and when you begin put together a 1-2 page summary of the main theme, The plot thickening and your goals.

I had an important, crucial message to send; when you do make sure you deliver it.

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

Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne