New Project: Batman Satire Short

I recently started to write “That Man Vs. Hunter of the Hunters”, a short film script that features a small-town newbie superhero named That Man and his sidekick, Rob N. The duo start the film as a couple of ordinary guys living together in the isolated, humdrum, northern North Dakota town of Blue Balls. RichardContinue reading “New Project: Batman Satire Short”

New Script, “On the Fly”, is Done

Recently I completed “On the Fly”, which was inspired while I was working full-time for the St. James Hotel in Red Wing, Minnesota. Log line: Two low-level hotel workers at historic hotel in sleepy southeastern Minnesota town blackmail the sleazy, amoral GM after they discover he’s been secretly videotaping hotel guests in their bedrooms. TheirContinue reading “New Script, “On the Fly”, is Done”

Patience, Dear Boy, Patience

Patience is a virtue. So that’s what I hope to have regarding my screenplays. That’s what I will have to have as the competition among screenwriters has never been as intense as it currently is. I won’t go into the numbers but to tweak a phrase that Tim Donnelly, a good friend from college, wasContinue reading “Patience, Dear Boy, Patience”

Registering Script & Beginning of Querying Blitz

Okay, I got my new script registered with the WGA (link to confirmation page printout on bottom of home page). And I’ve started to query agents and managers about representing me. Sent out six queries this morning and will do more shortly. I have great feeling about this screenplay. Of course, I say that aboutContinue reading “Registering Script & Beginning of Querying Blitz”


The script obviously is partly an homage to “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” But it’s much more. My goal is to have it made into a movie that becomes this generation’s “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” but sans an animated character. Everyone in the movie is a live-action character. Logline: High-profile, outspoken, techy businessman is jailedContinue reading “Introduction”