Lyle Shelley

Can't, won't, don't stop.

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Madness

Step 1

I've chosen the story of David and Jesse, grandfather and grandson, from the "Godliness" section of Sherwood Anderson's 'Winesburg, Ohio' for my adaptation. Their uncomfortable family dynamic captivated me immediately, as did Jesse's greed-infused, misguided faith. I decided to split my story into two halves focusing on the primary pair of events that together led to David's flight from Winesburg at the age of fifteen.

Step 2

FINAL DRAFT:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByRBStnd5cnPbWNDVk9ya0NnSE0/edit?usp=sharing

Step 3

LOGLINE

An old farmer's greed-driven religious fervor ultimately destroys his disaffected relationship with his adolescent grandson.

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