|Didn't finish the assignment? Just don't show up.|
Anyhow, most of the writing exercises involved getting handed a photo of some kind -- landscape, portrait, architecture, a scene, etc. -- and writing on the first impulse that came to mind. I can't recall what photo triggered this idea, but who am I to question inspiration?
|Writing the title page is like having the script already 1% done.|
Whatever it ends up being called, the gist of the story is this:
A retiring college professor, sure of the insignificant affect he's had on his students throughout the years, decides to commit suicide. But when he meets a woman claiming to be his illegitimate daughter, his attitude about life begins to change.
|I think I could pull some alumnus weight |
and shoot here. Maybe...
Of course, everything comes down to not only writing a script, but writing a good script. And maybe one that stretches beyond 68 pages.