LOS ANGELES, CA – March 11th, 2014 – Eric Edson, author of the scriptwriting book The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, announced the winner of the February Log Line Challenge today.
Every month, scriptwriters have an opportunity to win a signed copy of The Story Solution by entering the Log Line Challenge on the Fan Page located at https://www.facebook.com/ScreenwritingBook
Eric’s Log Line Challenge asked participants to submit a one or two sentence story premise using the following elements: A banker hiding from the mob, a woman truck driver and a typhoon.
Entries were judged on the following story elements; High Stakes, Entertainment Value, Strong Hero, Strong Conflict, Strong Adversary, and an ability to help a reader visualize the conflict line.
This month’s winner is: Norma Beishir
“When Mother Trucker stopped to help the stranded motorist, she had no idea that banker George Mallard had a mob hitman on his trail. As if that weren’t bad enough, a typhoon was bearing down on the coast….”
Runner Up: Michael James
“This month we selected Norma Beishir’s log line for the way it is expressed in active visual terms, and paints a story which honestly suggests a complete feature film storyline,” said Eric Edson.
About The Story Solution: The Story Solution was written by accomplished screenwriter Eric Edson. It reveals the 23 actions used to create dynamic, three dimensional heroes and link all parts of a captivating screenplay. He also covers screenwriting tips, screenwriting resources, and screenwriting books. Visit the website and Facebook page or call (818) 677-6608 for more information.