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Manuel Royal

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Manuel Royal
Atlanta, United States

Manuel Royal, like Tristram Shandy, was born with a broken nose.  This led naturally enough to writing (with a few decades off for life experience and reflection). 

His first love is science fiction, but Manuel dallies with many genres and is fascinated by what accumulates in the tide pools between genres.  His output has mostly been short stories, but also several comedy pilot scripts, and one short comedy/sf script produced by SandJack Productions (  He is currently at work on a contemporary novel with fantastical elements.

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Scripts By Manuel

Less Than Ideal
A group of friends and acquaintances agree to simplify their lives by removing sex from relationships, with decidedly mixed results.
TV Pilot Comedy For sale 28pp
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Date Blind
Students at a backwater college grow up a tiny bit while talking about love, sex, and pizza-based ice cream.
Web Series Pilot Comedy For sale 15pp
Via time travel, 24-year-old and 48-year-old versions of the same woman are romantic rivals for the affections of a brilliant physicist.
Short Sci-Fi For sale 18pp
Line 1
After 30 years of arrested grieving, an isolated woman reconnects with her long-dead son.
Short Fantasy For sale 22pp
Bad Gerry
A misanthropic anthropomorphic badger provides top-notch repair and maintenance to a dysfunctional amusement park while dealing with coworkers, local criminals, customers, and annoying humans in general.
TV Pilot Animation, Comedy For sale 33pp
Letters in the Sand
A young ice cream purveyor talks to people he assumes will watch him from the future, acting as their guide to the bizarre twists and turns of adulthood in the modern world.
TV Pilot Comedy, Fantasy For sale 33pp
Make the Baby
A quarrelsome couple deal with both their own sexual issues, and alien captors, as they contemplate starting a family.
Short Sci-Fi Produced 9pp