by Nancy Ellen DoddIn the heat of the Vietnam War, two American soldiers, morally polar opposites, find themselves struggling to get back to the landing zone. One injured during battle, the other determined to be the hero his father wanted him to be, fights against time to carry the wounded man out. Both learn what it means to be “the hero.”
This short story is 4200 words. It has also been produced as a 37-minute film with the setting changed to Afghanistan and can be accessed at http://www.spike.com/video-clips/j9hp.... The film stars and was produced by Kevin Sizemore, directed by Shawn Fornari.
Nancy Ellen Dodd is author of THE WRITER'S COMPASS: FROM STORY MAP TO FINISHED DRAFT IN 7 STAGES, and an award-winning writer. A writer with many voices, Dodd writes in all formats. She teaches screenwriting to undergraduate and graduate students at Pepperdine University and is academic editor of the Graziadio Business Review.
Dodd also gives presentations, workshops and seminars to writing groups and for business development using creative writing techniques. Contact her at http://thewriterscompass.com or http://nancyellendodd.com.
|eBook format||Kindle Edition, (torrent)|
|Author||Nancy Ellen Dodd|
|Publisher||Smudged Ink Press|
|File size||4.8 Mb|
|Book rating||0.7 (0 votes)