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LOS ANGELES, CA – January 7th, 2014 – Eric Edson, author of the scriptwriting book The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, announced the winner of the December 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:  Santa Claus, a Volcano and an Actress.  

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:   Jennifer Wooleyhand

“Thrust together in a frantic race to save themselves from a catastrophic volcano, an award-winning Hollywood actress and an unemployed storefront Santa Claus find themselves fleeing into far worse dangers–and a love hotter than the lava at their heels!”

Runner Up:   Michael James  

“This month we selected Jennifer Wooleyhand’s log line for the way it is expressed in active visual terms, and paints a story which is both whimsical and grounded,” 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.

2 Comments

  • jennifer Wooleyhand

    Hello, Mr. Edson —

    It is a real honor to have received critique–positive critique, especially–from someone with your skill and experience in this field. It’s no small compliment!

    I am about the step into the future I’ve been waiting for, to write creatively–and your validation was very timely as well as valuable.

    I’m looking forward to reading your book. : )

    Thank you so much!

    -Sincerely,

    Jennifer Wooleyhand

    • jennifer Wooleyhand

      Hello, Mr. Edson —

      It is a real honor to have received critique–positive critique, especially–from someone with your skill and experience in this field. It’s no small compliment!

      I’m looking forward to reading your book. : )

      Thank you so much!

      -Sincerely,

      Jennifer Wooleyhand

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