In one plotline, a young China expert learns an unsettling secret: the U.S. will use a hostage-taking as a pretext... more
I adapted my first screenplay, SAUDI MATCH POINT, from my novel of the same name. Blacksmith Books, published SAUDI MATCH POINT in April 2007, and it's available at www.blacksmithbooks.com for $9.95, which includes free shipping worldewide. You can also get a...
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I adapted my first screenplay, SAUDI MATCH POINT, from my novel of the same name. Blacksmith Books, published SAUDI MATCH POINT in April 2007, and it's available at www.blacksmithbooks.com for $9.95, which includes free shipping worldewide.
You can also get a downloadable MP3 audio version of the unabridged novel, read by yours truly, for $7.95 at www.spokennetwork.com
A producer has recently expressed interest in optioning my second screenplay, THE SCARLET BAND, which I posted here several years ago and which is a "docu-horror" based on true events in China from 1958 to 1968.
Reviews by Paul Ulrich 46
A review of Shades of Grayby Paul Ulrich on 10/12/2007This was a good script with well delineated characters and a nicely woven story line. The characters were believable, and the dialogue was good. The logline or production notes mentioned Boston as the locale, but I guess you changed that to Providence. At any rate, you captured the mannerisms correctly (I'm from in between the two places). One thing I'm not sure of - do blacks... read
A review of Slaveby Paul Ulrich on 10/11/2007Some page-by-page comments or notes below. This opened creatively – although by the first act I was wondering why it needed to be during the Civil War. The main characters are somewhat stereotypical – beautiful Virginia, handsome Brady. Could you make them more three-dimensional? As I read this, I’m also not buying into Brady’s dilemma of not wanting to sleep with a beautiful... read
A review of The Lonesome Crowded West-by Paul Ulrich on 10/06/2007I dunno. Your title was lame (everything else in the script was pretty good, though) so I'm just imagining a potential other title. I'm sure you can think of something better. Overall you wrote a well structured, romcom – played by the book, but it kept my interest, and I read it more carefully than is often the case. The banter didn’t have me laughing out loud, but I recognized... read