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FICTION WRITING

11:57 PM

FICTION WRITING
by C.J. Arellano


feature screenplay

winner of the 2013 Columbia College Chicago

winner of the 2012 New York Screenplay Contest:

SUMMARY: Four teens run heist-like
operations to match clients with their crushes.

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short story

Golden Hustler Award
for best short story of the year

SUMMARY: A child pianist experiences 
a fantasia in more ways than one.

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short story

published in The Bookends Review

SUMMARY: A college loner shares 
a ghostly experience with his father's assistant.

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short story

published in Underground Voices

SUMMARY: A grocery stockboy
has unsettling designs on his classmate.

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short story

published in Word Riot

SUMMARY: A forgotten schoolteacher
encounters an agent of the afterlife.

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short story - flash fiction

winner of the 2007 New Times SLO "55 Fiction" challenge (fifth writer down)

SUMMARY: A mother instructs her son.

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INDEPENDENCE DAY
TV spec script for NBC's The Office

finalist in the 2006 Acclaim TV

SUMMARY: Michael forces his employees
to work on Independence Day.

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ARTICLES

11:08 PM


ARTICLES 
by C.J. Arellano


- Feature article about how economic trends are affecting fashion trends
- Cover story listing holiday gift ideas from local Chicago businesses
- Feature story weighing the pros and cons of fashion education in Chicago





- essay dissecting the nonspeaking characters 
of David Lynch's Eraserhead (page 72)





- Essay rebuking the underground film titled Homotopia
- Interview with Project Runway winner Daniel Vosovic






- Review for Molly McNett's book, One Dog Happy






- Movie review for Man on Wire
- Movie review for Idlewild
- Movie review for The Ron Clark Story
- Movie review for Snakes on a Plane (article in right-hand column)
- Movie review for The Wicker Man
- Movie review for Zoom



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 Also see What's A Rerun?
blog by C.J. and Aireen Arellano
art and analysis of TV reruns




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C.J. ARELLANO

is a writer, director, and video editor living in Chicago. He made or collaborated on the things you'll be seeing here today.

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