The 313 by Jessica Tanner | Script Revolution

The 313



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A successful African American lawyer is forced to move his family from Los Angeles to his hometown of Detroit when his brother is arrested.

A self-service entertainment attorney, Damien Coles is forced to uproot his family away from their affluent Baldwin Hills neighborhood in Los Angeles and back to his childhood city of Detroit when his undisciplined brother, Reggie Coles is accused of statutory rape. Upon his arrival, Damien realizes that the city he grew up in has now transformed into a war zone filled with poverty, crime, and corruption. Damien and his family must face the toxic life they thought they abandoned.

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Coverage Notes:
Idea: Very Good
Story: Good
Format/Style: Good
Structure: Good
Characters: Good
Dialogue: Excellent

Reader Comments:
"I was hooked on the script from the beginning, with wealthy, powerful attorney Damien Coles having to deal with the LAPD and his arrogant client, who thinks that battering his wife into a coma is a problem that Damien can make “go away.”

"Jessica's writing is very good. She writes great dialogue, has great English skills and really understands the characters."
"I didn’t do my usual nitpicking here because Jessica Tanner’s effort is very professional, I found almost no format or style mistakes."

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The Writer: Jessica Tanner

My name is Jessica Tanner. For as long as I can remember, creative writing has always been my passion. I always preferred creative writing instead of typical college papers. It was an escape from normal everyday life and gave me the chance to tell stories from my own point of view. When I was in high school, I developed a love for creating fictional stories that were relatable to people in my age range. I would keep journals of stories that I had created and developed. By the time I graduated high school, I had at least 5 journals dedicated to my short stories. In 2014, I enrolled at Academy of Art University. I earned my M.F.A. in Screenwriting in 2016. During my time in the program at AAU... Go to bio

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