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Get The Hell On/Off
A mother's dim wit, a child's mischievous behavior and a father's blasé attitude on child rearing clash in a harrowing experience that has the mother close to a nervous breakdown. Synopsis

Written by: Robert Gately     [Contact Author]    Interviews
Format: Short Screenplay
Posted: 01/19/2004
Updated: 02/02/2014
Author Bio: Robert retired early from a lucrative job in '98 to follow a life's dream to write full time. Since then his 10 screenplays, 3 stage plays, 2 novels and 1 non-fiction book finished as finalist or better in close to one hundred festival, stage, book and screenplay competitions around the world since he retired early in 1998. These placements include novel successes in Faulkner/Wisdom Creative Writing contest, Norumbego Fiction Award, Chesterfield, Writer's Network, Dana Awards, Frontiers in Writing, SFWP (Santa Fe), etc. The screenplays alone have won 15 competitions such as Spirit Quest, Garden State, Woodshole and Queens FFs, Fade In Magazine, Telluride, etc., and finished 2nd place in 13 others. His stage plays have won reading series promotions at Abingdon Theatre in NYC and Ohio State University. He teaches screenwriting 101 at the local community college and is one of the Temple University judges for the Freese Award screenwriting competition. Website: rgately.com

Contest Results: Anything But Hollywood (Semifinalist)
Minute Movies (Second Place)
American Gem Short (Quarterfinalist)
Back in the Box (Finalist)
Laugh a Minute (Finalist)