Steve Duncan


Steve Duncan is a writer and Professor of Screenwriting. He served as Interim Dean from 2009-2010 and Chair of the Screenwriting Department from 2007 through 2009. He is the author of "A Guide to Screenwriting Success: How to Write for Film and Television" (Rowman-Littlefield, 2006) and "Genre Screenwriting: How to Write Popular Screenplays That Sell" (Continuum Books, 2008). He is a contributing author to Write Now! Screenwriting (Tarcher/Penguin 2011) and The Handbook of Creative Writing (Edinburgh University Press/Columbia University Press 2008).

Steve Duncan’s produced screen credits include Co-creator and Executive Consultant for the CBS-New World TV one-hour Emmy Winning Vietnam War series Tour of Duty, Writer-Producer for the ABC-Warner Bros TV one-hour action series A Man Called Hawk, and Co-writer of Emmy Nominated The Court-martial of Jackie Robinson, Turner Network Television-von Zerneck-Sertner Films' original movie. Steve has also developed and written comedy and drama projects for Aaron Spelling Television, Columbia Television, NBC Productions, Republic Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Procter & Gamble Productions and Precipice Productions.

He holds a B.S., Art Design, Cum Laude, from North Carolina A & T State University and a M.A. in Communication Arts, Television and Film from Loyola Marymount and is a member of the Writers Guild of America West, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Steve holds the rank of Lieutenant Commander, U.S.N.R. Retired.

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Eye for Revenge: A Ken Backhouse Thriller
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Rum Water Eyes Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A former counterintelligence Marine Corps officer fresh off the battlefield of Afghanistan, seeks justice for the ruthless slaughter of innocent teens and their parents--and it’s personal.
Time Between Warriors
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 100,480. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Rum Water Eyes Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A law student becomes obsessed with his fourth generation grandfather who escaped slavery and rose to a Seminole Indian chief fighting Andrew Jackson. His preoccupation leads him to a love affair of unwavering passion with a modern day Seminole Indian Princess and puts the fates of both the law student and the Seminole Indian warrior on an unexpected collision course...
Unfound: A Mollie Stryker Thriller
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Rum Water Eyes Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
There’s a pandemic of missing teenage girls in Seattle, Washington. Special Missing Person’s Unit Commander, Lieutenant Mollie Stryker, joins forces with her former lover, Victor James, a forensic attorney and ex-cop, to follow a trail that leads them to a girls’ camp being used as cover for a despicable purpose...
Unintended Consequences: A Matthew Blackwelder Thriller
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Rum Water Eyes Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Former Navy SEAL Matthew Blackwelder returns home to Los Angeles as an Homicide Detective but it's only a cover for his real job—command of Unit 10, an elite covert counter-terrorism. When he becomes a pawn for the National Security Agency, he must race against the clock to prevent the destruction of six major port cities.

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