Rhetoric | A Holocaust Survivor’s Thoughts on America, Post-Trump

Fair comment  (c) 2017 Vernon Miles Kerr This is a copy of the second of two recent Sacramento Bee columns by my friend and former college writing professor, Manfred Wolf.  He and I are currently collaborating on a screen adaptation of his book “Survival in Paradise: Sketches from a Refugee Life in Curacao.”  (http://www.survivalinparadise.com) My first draft of… Read More Rhetoric | A Holocaust Survivor’s Thoughts on America, Post-Trump

Drama | Survival In Paradise: The Screenplay

My film script Survival In Paradise,  discussed in an earlier post, has now been entered in several screenwriting competitions and is in the reading queue of three or four producers who are mutual friends of either myself or Manfred Wolf, the author of the memoir from which this work is derived. See http://www.survivalinparadise.com Initial feedback from… Read More Drama | Survival In Paradise: The Screenplay

Screenwriting 1A – Lesson Four

Since our last lesson was posted, I have completed and copyrighted the screenplay I mentioned in earlier lessons.  The script, “Survival In Paradise” is an adaptation of Manfred Wolf’s recently published memoir “Survival in Paradise: Sketches from a Refugee’s Life in Curaçao.” http://www.survivalinparadise.com For your entertainment and–hopefully–learning.  I’ve included a link to the PDF copy… Read More Screenwriting 1A – Lesson Four

Screenwriting 1A Lesson One

Welcome to Screenwriting 1A.  With this post you’ll notice a new writing category is added to our masthead, “DRAMA”.   Around two years ago my friend and former Critical Writing professor, Manfred Wolf published his memoir Survival in Paradise – Sketches From a Refugee Life in Curaçao, http://www.survivalinparadise.com Immediately, I and several of his relatives… Read More Screenwriting 1A Lesson One