For Now by Paul Knauer | Script Revolution

For Now

A lonely widow needs a push to begin dating again.

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**** This short was produced. However, rights were never signed over, so it remains available for re-production. ****

FOR NOW (originally titled BLESSING) was written for an online writer's challenge. The challenge was to write a 5-10 page RomCom short that includes a box of chocolates, roses and something red. FOR NOW placed 2nd in the challenge.

FOR NOW is the story of a widow who receives a Valentine's Day date invite. But, Adel is struggling with the loss of her husband of 30 years, and she's unsure if she should accept. A visit from a loved one and a surprise gift give her just the push she needs.

It's a sweet story with a mix of light humor and touching moments. It's written to be an easy shoot, with a small cast and no effects. The entire script takes place at a retirement community.

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Submitted: February 21, 2019
Last Updated: October 31, 2021

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The Writer: Paul Knauer

I’m an optioned screenwriter working out of the Kansas City area. My main focus is thrillers and slightly absurdist comedy with heart. But, I believe becoming a better writer requires pushing personal boundaries, so you’ll notice a thorough mix of genres in my portfolio. Born and raised in St. Louis, I’ve lived in multiple small towns around Missouri, and now Kansas. My projects often center on life in the Midwest -- highlighting the heart of the hard-working Midwest soul. My first script, a sitcom pilot titled OH, BROTHER!, placed second in the 2012 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition and was subsequently optioned. My thriller, 60 FEET UNDER, recently received a rating of GREENLIGHT from... Go to bio

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