The Preppers Were Right, Post-Apocalyptic Best Selling Author Moves to Motion Picture

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Screenwriter Scripts “The Borrowed World” and “Ashes of the Unspeakable”

Houston, Texas (May 19, 2017) – Popular and trending Novelist Franklin Horton has capitalized on an opportunity to take his The Borrowed World Series: Novels of Post-Apocalyptic Collapse as seen through the eyes of a single family to the silver screen.

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Recent photo of Marketing Agent Andy Valadez and Screenwriter Norman Ray Fitts

“I had an opportunity to go on a radio show in Houston and got the attention of a producer who was interested in my first book ‘The Borrowed World’ and after he bought a copy on Amazon.com he called me to talk about turning it into a motion picture screenplay,” says Mr. Horton, “He then bought ‘Ashes of the Unspeakable’ and suggested we do the same thing with this book.”

The Series

Two motion-picture length scripts have been written by Screenwriter Norman Ray Fitts of Houston who hosts the Houston Film Industry Meet-up Group in Houston with over 5,000 industry professionals and himself a published author and produced screenwriter.

The original radio interview with Franklin Horton that aired on “The Price of Business” on KTEK 1110AM on Bloomberg’s Home for Radio in Houston (Salem Broadcasting):

“I was excited to discover this unique story line and wanted to read the books first before taking on the project,” says Norman, “Each book warrants having its own motion picture and will take viewing audiences into a potentially futuristic world that most preppers are prepared for and many folks think may never happen. These books take you on a journey of ‘What if?’”

Franklin has been on tour at book signings across America and has two other books complete for review as potential screenplays “Legion of Despair” and “No Time for Mourning”. His 5th book in the sequel “Valley of Vengeance” is due out in June.

For more information visit: www.FranklinHorton.com (the scripts are available for options)

The Borrowed Book Series Loglines:

Logline for “The Borrowed World”:

In the aftermath of a Terrorist attack on the country, leaving three quarters of the country without electrical power, and our refineries unable to produce enough fuel, a man, and his wife at home with their kids, separated by hundreds of miles, must restructure their lives in a matter of days to guarantee their survival.

Logline for “Ashes of the Unspeakable”:

In this sequel to “The Borrowed World”, following the Terrorist attack on the country, a father, on a business trip with friends, hundreds of miles from home, must overcome the atrocities encountered on the road to reunite with his family while his wife, and thirteen year old son, must learn to kill to survive.

About Franklin Horton:

Franklin HortonFranklin Horton lives and writes in the mountains of southwestern Virginia.  He attended Virginia Intermont College and Virginia Commonwealth University.   In his spare time he pursues outdoor adventures with his wife and two children.  His interests include camping, kayaking, backpacking, mountain biking, and shooting.

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Houston Film Industry Meetup Group Celebrates 10 Years and 133 Gatherings

Screenwriter Norman Fitts and Event Manager Updates

Houston, Texas (May 12, 2016) – The Houston Film Industry Meetup reached several mile-markers this year, marking 10 years since it began April 24, 2006 with only about 50 movie makers in attendance at the a movie theater on Houston Community College Campus (located at Beltway 8 and I-10 West). The group is now comprised of over 4,100 active members in cinema, television and video production professionals and growing.

Motion picture writer Norman Ray Fitts has been hosting what he calls “The World’s Largest Film Production Meetup.” Norman says “We don’t just watch movies, we make them.”

This meet-up is for actors, equipment renters, directors, music scorers, hair and make-up pros, distributors, investors, producers, stunt coordinators, and other resource providers.

“I host the Meetup.com group website and an e-mail database to reach all members in order for the followers to be updated as needed on pending projects – all for free,” says Norman “It is amazing to see how our group has grown over the years.”

Meets: 2nd Tuesday of the Month Time: 7PM to 10PM Admittance Cost: Free Current location: Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub – 10001 Westheimer, Houston, Texas 77042 On-line group: http://www.meetup.com/filmind-254/ EBC Broadcast Audio Interview: http://tinyurl.com/normanfitts

This industry meetup includes child actors and their parents, which allows them to interact with leaders in entertainment who are also looking to collaborate or share information about their next production.

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