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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 tipsscreenwriting resources, and screenwriting booksVisit the website and Facebook page or call (818) 677-6608 for more information.

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