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by C.J. Arellano
(feature screenplay - winner of the
2012 New York Screenplay Contest's
SUMMARY: Five teens run heist-like operations
to match clients with their crushes.
(short story - published in The Ear Hustler
- winner of their Golden Hustler Award,
prize for best submission of 2011)
SUMMARY: A young girl experiences
a fantasia in more ways than one.
(short story - published in Staccato Fiction)
SUMMARY: A man stands at a
mailbox with regret in his eyes.
Also featured on literary blog The Short and Long of It
(short story - published in Underground Voices)
SUMMARY: A supermarket stockboy has
unsettling designs on his college classmate.
(short story - published in The Piker Press)
SUMMARY: A financial adviser
becomes the latest recipient of
The Haunted Sext of Greenview Park.
(short story - published in Word Riot)
SUMMARY: A forgotten schoolteacher encounters
a teenager who may have preternatural origins.
(short story - published in The Natural Tale)
SUMMARY: A woman's daughter destroys things
after declaring her love for them.
(published in The New Times SLO for their
"55 Fiction" challenge: write a story in 55 words or less)
SUMMARY: A mother instructs her son.
OTHER FICTION WRITING CREDITS:
CATS IN THE ZOO (short story - flash fiction)
- Published in Paper Planes Press
INDEPENDENCE DAY (TV spec script for NBC-TV sitcom The Office)
- Finalist in the 2006 Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition
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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
Also see What's A Rerun?
blog by C.J. and Aireen Arellano
art and analysis of TV reruns