After a slight delay at the United Kingdom’s customs depot, our grand prize package has arrived at screenwriter Chris Dudley’s front door, all the way in London! Dudley won first place in SoCreate’s first-ever “Get Writing” One-Page Screenplay competition, which concluded this past March. His entry “Demotivated” had our team laughing out loud, AND it impressed our judges Jeanne V. Bowerman (Script Mag, #ScriptChat) and Doug Richardson (Bad Boys, Die Hard 2, Hostage).
Dudley tweeted upon learning he won the competition. It was an appropriate response, given his screenplay was all about the factors that leave writers feeling unmotivated. You can read his winning screenplay here!
For winning first place out of more than 500 entries, Dudley received the ultimate writer’s prize package: a brand-new Microsoft Surface Pro, a Surface Mouse, a Surface Pen, a SoCreate laptop backpack, a SoCreate neck pillow, a “Writers Are SoCool” t-shirt, a SoCreate Yeti mug, a $50 Starbucks Gift Card and more.
And the prize package really is already motivating Dudley to write more. Within a couple of weeks of receiving his laptop, he tweeted he was
replied SoCreate Founder Justin Couto.
Motivating writers is our number one goal at SoCreate, so we feel like the real winners here!