Title of Story: Burn Through Me
Written by: Shawn McCormack
Pitch: The past will come back to haunt two old friends when their daughters are kidnapped by a disturbed and violent man with his own troubled history
Get to know the writer:
What is your story about?
Burn Through Me is about a young father and his best friend, trying to rescue their young daughters from a troubled guy from their past.
Why should people know this story?
People should know about this story, because I believe it’s something different from the other father daughter action thriller movies. This movie shows how far a father would go to rescue his child and the love a father has for his child.
This story has a lot going for it. How would you describe this story in two words?
What movie have you seen the most in your life?
The movie that I have seen most in my life, is my all-time favourite movie, The Lion King
How long have you been working on this story?
I have been working on this story for a few years now. It actually started as a War of 1812 concept and just evolved to the story it is now.
How many stories have you written?
I’ve written a bunch of stories of the course of my life so far. But this would be the first story I’ve actually completed. I’m in the mist of completing my second screenplay.
What motivated you to write this story?
What motivated me to write this story, was that I wanted to show the true nature of bullying and the impact it has on people and the consequences those actions have.
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Apart from writing, I’m an aspiring chef. Been cooking for the last decade.
Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?
The only tips or advice I can pass on to other writers, is to never give up on your dream. The journey of writing sucks, but the reward you get out at the finish line is amazing. Persistence is the key in this line of work.