Category Archives: Creative Writing

The Raft of the Medusa

The Raft of the Medusa The Raft of the Medusa is not only considered to be a major work in French 19th century painting, but also an icon of Romanticism style artwork. Théodore Géricault, the painter, depicts the grotesque yet … Continue reading

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Ethical Challenges as a Screenwriter

My name is Kiaya Mangan; I am a Catholic and I am answering the calling to be a screenwriter.  As a follower of Christ with aspirations in the motion picture business I anticipate some ethical challenges in my future.  I … Continue reading

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New Short Film Idea

This is an excerpt of a new short script I have been working on, the working title for now… The Proposal FADE IN: A soft, quiet woman humming can be heard over the transition. INT. SNOWY CABIN – BEDROOM – … Continue reading

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PLUNGE (Excerpt)

Here is an except from a story I am working on. I sat with my back against the freezing bricks. The stone was so cold my back covered with a simple cotton woven t-shirt, burned with pain. It was the … Continue reading

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Ghost Writer Excerpt

Charlie Verites a seemingly normal white, late twenties, red blooded American sits in a New York taxi cab, on a hot august day. Loosening his tie he leans out the window as he waits in traffic. The cab driver opens … Continue reading

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Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience

The essence of the documentary Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience can be summed up by author, Tim O’Brien, who states in the first few moments of the film, “I think that there’s a false notion that we all ought … Continue reading

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Ghost Writer

Excerpt from the short story… Charlie Verites, your seemingly normal white, late twenties, red blooded American sits in the back of New York City taxi cab on his way home, after another meeting at P. Moore Publishing Inc. the company … Continue reading

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