Sarah Arizona by John Hunter | Script Revolution

Sarah Arizona

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A strong-willed young woman raised to be a bounty hunter struggles to find a better life.
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An epic and unvarnished Western set In the harsh and unforgiving Arizona Territory, circa 1866.

When a skinny and unwanted child raised to be a bounty hunter blossoms into a handsome young woman, she wants to believe there is more to life than shooting people and collecting rewards. She longs to put her guns away and settle down, but first, she must track down the ruthless outlaws who have killed the man she had hoped to marry. Accompanied by a twelve-year-old orphan boy who shares her dreams for a better life, she vows to bring these men to justice—Dead or Alive.

This project started its life several years ago as a speculative movie script. A producer who read an early version suggested I turn it into a book to make it more "marketable" to Hollywood. Her suggestion may have been her polite way of saying NO or a reflection of the fact Westerns are a passe genre which are difficult to finance. Whatever the case, I took her advice and an ebook has been published. I "gifted" the same producer a copy and she still asserts, "...this story has legs!"

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The Writer: John Hunter

A curious nature and an overactive imagination have led me down many paths in life: former Peace Corps volunteer, sales engineer, packaging design consultant, recovering golfer and more recently, an award-winning and produced scriptwriter.

As a writer, my voice is character driven, slightly dark and quirky with a dash of humor. Many of my shorts have been showcased on Shootin' The Shorts, three of these have been produced and one other is now in production in the UK. My dystopian horror Baby Soup won the 2013 Florida Independent Filmmakers Contest, was adapted, and produced. 

I have turned some of my scripts into quick and easy to read entertainment -- Think of them as... Go to bio

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