A 12-year-old girl and her younger brother set off to find the gold at the end of the rainbow.
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As MSPIRA, I was the Reviewer of the Month for January '06, and I had an SOM nominated script in April '06....
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As MSPIRA, I was the Reviewer of the Month for January '06, and I had an SOM nominated script in April '06.
Submissions by Matthew Spira
Reviews by Matthew Spira 153
A review of The Endby Matthew Spira on 11/21/2010Hi, You are certainly prolific. All three of my current short story assignments are your stories. I'm going to work through them in the order assigned, starting with "The End." If I'm understanding the ending of "The End" correctly, Dergin is stuck in an intertemporal, interspatial loop of the same desperate fight for survival over and over again, but in different settings... read
A review of The Ghostby Matthew Spira on 11/21/2010Hi, I think you displayed a good writing style in terms of setting an easily visualized scene and populating it with vivid characters. And the pacing was nice. You mentioned it was originally a screenplay, and I can see that in the construction of the story. In terms of the meat of the action, the Ghost comes to rescue Cassie (a Hispanic-American young woman) from a group... read
A review of Mr. Diarco - 2nd Draftby Matthew Spira on 11/15/2010Hi Anthony, This draft is a major improvement on the 1st draft. The additional descriptive detail throughout really adds to the visualization of the scenes and the characters in them. I now have much better and more precise mental images of Tony, Uncle Joe and Diarco. I especially like the description of Diarco on page 7 as having vampire, shark, soulless eyes as well as the... read