No Tears in the Writer…

Rob't FrostI sobbed when I wrote the climactic scene of my new screenplay* this morning, and was completely caught off guard by how it ended, so…

Don’t let me down, Robert!

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*Over-the-Rhine, a story of revenge and redemption, inspired by true events, is slated to be shot in Cincinnati, Ohio, next spring.  I’ll keep you posted!

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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14 Responses to No Tears in the Writer…

  1. I had a scene in my book that just broke me up. I could hardly see to write I was crying so hard. Delighted to read that quote by Frost.

    Good luck with your screenplay 🙂

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  2. Eric Odegard says:

    Thanks for the heads up

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  3. Congratulations….. so good to see your personal success.

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  4. That smacks of Truth!
    Congratulations (again), Mitch.
    i look forward to hearing more about this — and can’t Wait to see it!!!

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  5. I’m happy and excited for you and I can’t wait to see your work! Artist’s like you help make the world a better place.

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  6. toutparmoi says:

    Great news re the screenplay, Mitch, and please keep us posted. Otherwise, downunder in the Antipodes, we mightn’t hear much.

    And I totally agree with Robert Frost. However (and not wishing to cast a dampener, so to speak), I teared up a couple of times when I was working on my novel, but most people seemed to think it was (and I quote) “great fun”. Even the publisher said to me. “I didn’t know how seriously I was meant to take it.”

    Which goes to show there’s nowt so odd as folks.

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    • mitchteemley says:

      Wow, Tout (sorry, don’t know your name-name), I had no idea you lived at the edge of the world where “there be dragons”! I will try to keep you all posted as things develop. I understand your frustration since I too live (as a writer) in that zone between “fun” and “meaningful.”

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  7. Robert Frost got it right, Mitch.

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  8. Nancy Ruegg says:

    Having had the privilege to hear the outline of your screenplay, I can affirm the story WILL touch people’s hearts–big time. If YOU–who know the story so well already– experience that sense of awe and wonder in the climactic scene, think what will happen when the element of surprise is added. God has big plans for this film — I feel it in my spirit!

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