Sadie Francis Skyheart

Comic. Screenwriter. Author.

Heart Space: This month’s inspirational message is about grieving what used to be normal. #100 Screenplays 2020 I’ve read 66 scripts so far, over halfway to my goal! This month I’m reading about awesome character introductions. You can join me for free here. Monthly writing prompt: This month’s writing inspiration is a detour from my …

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Heart Space: This month’s inspirational message about infinite possibility comes from a PEACOCK. #100 Screenplays 2020 I’ve read 49 scripts so far, almost halfway to my goal! This month I’m reading about superstitions and family issues. You can join me for free here. Monthly writing prompt: This month’s PITCH STORM™ writing prompt goes from campy …

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I’m in the August 2015 issue of Oprah Magazine! Here’s how it all came together: This past spring I was inspired to answer the O monthly reader question, so I did. A few weeks later, I got an email from a lovely staffer at O Magazine, notifying me that I was being considered for inclusion …

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28 days. $100 a day. $2800. 1 thankful author doing a happy dance in her lucky Halloween socks. I can’t believe it, but I actually did it! Here’s hoping I reach my funding goal and show my kids (and myself) that anything is possible if you believe in yourself! Here’s the link: UPDATE: On Monday …

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For months I have been working on the ending to my first novel. As a writer of YA urban fantasy, I have had the pleasure and pain of creating new characters, hopefully ones that are relatable but not cliché, intriguing but not too weird. There are many reasons writers need to take breaks from writing, …

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It was January 1991. The first Gulf War had officially begun, and my small college campus was blanketed with a sobering silence. We were gathered for a required student assembly in a large auditorium, waiting to be bored. One of the professors, who had spent his recent sabbatical in Romania during their revolution, walked out onto the stage carrying the …

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One of the main characters in my upcoming book is a woman who stands up for her granddaughter, and breaks every rule about how a grandmother should behave. Her personality is a hybrid of my father’s mother and step-mother, but there is a lot of “Shirley MacLaine chutzpa” in this character too. Honestly, she is …

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