Watch 140 Character Short Story – MIDNIGHT SERENADE:
Get to know writer Bobbi Carducci:
1) What is your very short story about?
Midnight Serenade is about justice or revenge depending on your point of view. The heroine does what she has to do. The authorities will take a different point of view.
2) What motivated you to write this story and submit it to the festival?
Midnight Serenade is a tongue and cheek warning to men to feel they can get away with beating their wives. Think of the Dixie Chicks song, Goodbye Earl. I enjoy writing short and super short stories. It challenges me to put emotion into every word.
3) What movie have you seen the most in your life?
The film I’ve seen most in my life is, It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s on every Christmas. The film I love the most is Flashdance. I love the music, the funky moves, and it inspired me to keep reaching for my own dreams.
4) How many scripts and stories have you written?
Over time I’ve written dozens of stories. I haven’t written a script yet. I’d love to write one for my book, Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver. It’s a true story of a family coping with one of the fastest growing issues of our day. Caring for a loved one at home.
5) What artists would you love to work with?
Wow. That’s a tough one. Screenwriter Lisa Cholodenko comes to mind. She is both a writer and director and I think she would “get” me. I’d love to have Robert Duvall play the lead in the film version of my book.
6) What is your passion in life?
Writing. I started writing stories when I was eight years old and it never gets old. When the story starts coming the characters are speaking to me I know I have to give them voice. They won’t shut up until I do.
7) Any tips for other writers who want to write a 140 character short story?
Picture the story in your mind and then strip away every word possible until everyone reading it is left feeling what you felt when writing it.
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