Alexandra Sokoloff is the author of the supernatural thrillers THE HARROWING, THE PRICE, THE UNSEEN, and BOOK OF SHADOWS (St. Martin's Press), the paranormal romance, THE SHIFTERS, and the upcoming paranormal trilogy TWIST OF FATE (Harlequin Nocturne). She is also the author of SCREENWRITING TRICKS FOR AUTHORS (AND SCREENWRITERS!), a workbook based on her internationally acclaimed blog and workshops. She is a Thriller Award winner and a Bram Stoker and Anthony Award nominee. The New York Times Book Review called her books "Some of the most original and freshly unnerving work in the genre."
As a screenwriter, Alex has sold original horror and thriller scripts and adapted novels for numerous Hollywood studios, for producers such as Michael Bay, Laura Ziskin, David Heyman, and Neal Moritz. Alex has served on the Board of Directors of the Writers Guild of America, and the board of Mystery Writers of America. She is also the founder of WriterAction.com, an online community and resource center of 2000+ professional screenwriters, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of UC Berkeley.
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Sixteen-year old Anna Sullivan is having terrible dreams of a massacre at her school. When Anna learns that Tyler Marsh, her secret crush, is having the same dream, she becomes convinced that they are being shown the future so they can prevent the shooting...
If they can survive the shooter - and the dream.
Short story: 6700 words. Winner of the ITW Thriller award for Best Short Fiction