THE WITCH OF DECEMBER
Setting: Modern Mid-America
Format: Screenplay, Traditional Reading (Cole & Haas)
This was my first try at the writing profession. The idea was to write a Hitchcockian
thriller with an innocent man swept up in adventure.
The end result got me a Hollywood agent.
Writing Sample Setup
Protaganist Peter accidentally kidnapped secretary Sara. Pursuit by vicious villains
convinces Sara that Peter is indeed innocent. With Sara on his side and out of other
options, Peter’s only escape is to the last place in the world he wants to go: his
G. M. Calhoun