I was born in Chicago, but have lived all over (including overseas in Belgium and England). I now live in Fort Lauderdale, FL where I make a living as a computer programmer. I've had ideas in my head for movies pretty much...
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I was born in Chicago, but have lived all over (including overseas in Belgium and England). I now live in Fort Lauderdale, FL where I make a living as a computer programmer. I've had ideas in my head for movies pretty much all my life, but have just started to write screenplays.
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Reviews by LBates88 16
A review of This Earth That Holds Meby LBates88 on 08/01/2011"This Earth That Holds Me" has a LOT of potential. Your writing is wonderful. The descriptions are very good and your dialogue is right on the mark. The story is also good, but drags quite a bit in the middle. I understand that the focus of the story is the relationship between Ames and Cleburne, but some of those scenes really drag. I think if you interspersed them a... read
A review of Dig (Ver. 2)by LBates88 on 07/29/2011First the good, Dig is well written. There were no annoying spelling or grammar issues and the formatting was fine. Your action/horror sequences were done well. However, I didn't find the story or characters very engaging. The concept was average. I felt it was your basic, run-of-the-mill, bad spirits seeking revenge story. There was nothing new there. The story was... read
A review of EARTHSHAKERSby LBates88 on 07/16/2011It's going to be hard to make 100 words, because there's not much wrong with it. Earthshakers reads extremely well. Very smooth. It was a good take on the "enemies must become friends to survive" theme with a little "mother can't let go of son". The world itself was nicely painted. I had no trouble immersing myself in it or connecting with the characters. I particularly... read