After cataclysmic solar flares change the world as we know it, a young man finds himself part of a select new breed of Super-Humans. As the world falls down around him, he must discover if he has what it takes to be the hero that the world needs him to be.
Major Sinclair is a comic book store owner. But, comic books are not his only passion. His dream is to become a Capital City police officer and follow in his late fathers footsteps. But, Major has asthma and cannot pass the police academies physical. At night his sleep is haunted by nightmares of his families brutal murder at the hands of criminal know as the “BRICK,” and his days are filled with rejection letters from the academy. All this pressure does nothing to help his strained relationship with Tiffany, a twenty-eight year old lawyer on the fast track to success who has very little patience for his meager earnings from the comic book store.
But, life on Earth will change forever, as the world is suddenly bombarded by a series of devastating solar flares. When Major is caught out in the open during the most cataclysmic event, he is engulfed in a wall of radiated fire and rendered unconscious. He wakes to find that, not only has he survived, but he now has super-human abilities.
Major is not the only human to find themselves “enhanced.” Among the world-wide devastation and death, a mad man has begun to amass a gang of super powered thugs to eliminate all those who could oppose him in his plans to take control of Capital City.
As Major tries to make sense of his life while it falls apart around him, he must find out if he has what it takes to stand up to the man who is hunting Super-Humans. The man who murdered his parents.
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First of all, I write in coffee shops most of the time. That's right, I'm that guy, but listen, there are too many fucking distractions at home. I have two amazing dogs - Nickels and Thor, that decide when the computer is in my lap, it's time for me to pay extra attention to them. And then there's the TV, video games, books, etc. All these things play into my avoidance of writing and therefore amp up the degree of self-loathing I feel at not writing on any given day. And writing is such a solitary game that it's nice to at least be around other humans while I'm tooling around inside my brain.
I spent a good part of my youth moving around the country. I’ve lived in Maryland, Florida, Texas, back to Maryland, Northern California, Illinois, and Finally Southern California (Los Angeles), where I’ve been for thirty-one years.
I grew up wanting to be a comic book artist/storyteller, or rock star (drummer). In my twenties, I dropped out of art school to pursue fame and fortune and convinced my bandmates to pack up their lives in Chicago and move with me to Los Angeles. I loved being on stage and performing. I loved the attention, but not the spotlight... I should probably seek professional help for that.
We came close, but in the end, it didn’t work out. The band broke up, and I was tired of being a poor musician - it’s no joke, I lived on Ramen and Mac and Cheese. Through a friend, I got a job in the film industry, and I’ve been there ever since.
I never gave up on my artistic endeavors. Even after moving to LA, I still took art, animation, and photography classes. I wrote hundreds of songs while in my band (that I never showed anyone), and continued to write and draw my own comic book stories.
It was on the set of Deadwood that I was inspired to write screenplays. Day after day of watching David Milch work, his process, his grasp of character, story, and his interaction with the actors, really opened my eyes to a new world of storytelling. I began taking classes in screenwriting and story structure, trying to absorb everything I could about the craft.
Early on in my writing career, I optioned a screenplay that I wrote with a good friend (JP). The Inked short has placed in the final round of several short screenplay competitions and Inked In Blood the feature has won several contests, including the Table Read My Screenplay - Park City, the WildSound contest, the 2017 Depth of Field contest, and the Festival of Horror. In 2018 Inked was a finalist in the Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship and this year it is a Finalist in the 2019 Underground Indie Film Fest, and the Table Read - Hollywood competition.
My screenplay “A Life Unravelled,” is a Finalist in the 5th Annual WideScreen Film Festival.
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