Johnathon L. Jackson
The piece I'm submitting for this project is an urban comedy about a last minute Valentines Day Tinder date gone wrong.
Ray, is a timid man who recently broke up with his girlfriend in order to participate in extracurricular activities with a guilt free conscience. He didn't consider that would leave him alone on this special day for lovers. His loneliness takes him on a swiping journey through Tinder looking for a quick hook-up. Things take a turn when his date decides she wants pizza for their night of Netflix and chill.
Valentine's Day is not all it appears to be - write a scene or short story, direct a scene, or produce an audio piece in which the server at a restaurant is a participant (unwittingly or planned) in a couple's Valentine's Day dinner. Set the scene, establish your characters, and give us an unexpected twist. Create in any genre (comedy, horror, thriller, scifi) and make it your own!
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