Just a dream, just a pipe dream
Amidst all plans…
(A twist on the lyrics to “Just a Dream” by Jimmy Clanton and His Rockets; 1958)
Ever since the publication of my Contemporary Women’s Fiction novel, An Enlightening Quiche (2016), it has been my pipe dream or fanciful hope to see my story adapted to film. Maybe my pipe dream isn’t too far-fetched, according to the endearing words of one book reviewer:
“Augusta is quite simply, a dream role for any actress worth her salt (and this book will be a film, no doubt about it), beautiful, exotic, feisty and dry-witted, she takes no prisoners.”
I had reluctantly put my dream on hold, preoccupied with promoting this novel and my nonfiction memoir collection. Too busy writing current memoirs, weekly blogs, and drafting my WIP. Someday, I told myself, I’d develop a query letter and reach out to Indie filmmakers in my native state of Rhode Island and the New England area.
Then, on September 30th, I came across a social media post from TaleFlick (Turn Your Story into a Movie) and checked them out: https://taleflick.com/
I submitted my book that day! Here goes:
“Upon submission, our algorithms go to work in tandem to analyze each story across multiple categories, and to rank stories according to their strengths, weaknesses, and potential for on-screen success. After the algorithms work their magic, our expert readers can review stories that have the most potential for being made into a movie or TV show.”
Just a dream, just a pipe dream—a long shot, but a pursuit worth trying based on a vision. As Walt Disney put it, “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”
*What’s one of your pipe dreams?
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