COMEDY Short Screenplay: FIELD MANEUVERS, by Jim Newman

A000e893bd posterAn army general concerned about security confronts a soldier who’s texted friends about an injury he suffered in a training mishap. The discussion exposes the general to social media, emojis and the online world. He’s heartbreakingly enamored of the attention he gets.

Writer Biography – Jim Newman

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Jim Newman is a novelist and television documentary producers who wrote and narrated for Oregon Public Broadcasting. His novel, “A Habit of Mind,” was published by North Star Press, St. Cloud, MN, in 2015.


Writer Statement


To be a good writer you don’t necessarily have to be honest. Whether your are or not, you’ll most certainly have to expose yourself.