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E.C. Henry

Good morning from northeast Tennessee, Lola!

Thanks for visiting my blog, obviously reading some of it, and taking the time to post a comment.

You're welcome back anytime!

To answer your question; no, I'm not a "published" author. I've tried repeatedly to get publishers interested in my Legend of Thars series, but they only wanna work with CELEBRITIES. Best I could do there was PAY UP FRONT to get enrolled in some program they offered, which I think is pitiful.

Screenplays typically get optioned. But to date none of mine have been PURCHASED so they're not "published".

Over the years I've been on and off sites posting scripts trying to garner interest, but have yet to get that coveted first sale! ISA has the last submission of mine for Dilly of a Duckling's Dally, that was in May of 2023. But like EVERYTHING else I've tried that went nowhere.

It's a bad era for non-celebrities writers. Unless you "know someone" you are fucked; it's just a vicious cycle of being led around to some program that you have to pay for -- that still doesn't yield what a writer wants! Outright sale of a novel or screenplay is where its at; the gold at the end of the rainbow.

There's a lotta bullshit in this industry. Making matters worse is the fact that the movie-making industry is in decline. It was hard enough to break in when times were good. Now that times are bad, it's even that much harder.

Hopefully in 2024 I'll get my act together and self-publish my Legend of Thars series. That's been and on-and-off again affiar of mine since the early 1990s.

Lola

Quick question: As a writer are you published anywhere else?

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E.C. Henry's Surf City

  • 710 ESPN Seattle
    ESPN's sports talk radio for Seattle, Washington
  • Calvary Church
    The church in Johnson City, Tennessee that E.C. Henry attends. It's a SPIRIT-FILLED church -- praise the Lord!
  • Fort Henry Mall theater
    Movie times for the movie theater closest to where E.C. Henry lives.
  • Breitbart News Network
    A pro-American on-line news site
  • Deadline
    Movie and TV news.
  • Bible Broadcasting Network
    A GREAT station that has sermons, and church music. Godly people.
  • IMBD
    Internet Movie Database. A good place to get inside info on the movies.
  • Monster Zone
    Ken Miller from Film Frenzy discusses creature - horror, monster movies
  • PragerU
    Videos to help understand the issues in the U.S. right now.
  • Sports Free agents and salaries
    A fun site to visit to see sports salaries and contracts. Wanna be an NFL GM -- then go here!
  • Scriptshaddow
    Carson Reeve's site: movie/script reviews, blogger comments
  • The Urban Dictionary
    A fun place to go to find bizzaro words and phrases.
  • Scribophile
    E.C. is putting pages of his Legend of Thars series here to be critiqued. This is a site where novelists get feedback on their work. I'm a member of THREE groups there.
  • The Blaze
    Glen Beck's Conservative News Outlet