The Enchanted Quill by Mark Renshaw | Script Revolution

The Enchanted Quill

A troubled woman seeking answers about her dark past discovers a magic software app that allows her to make wishes comes true, but at a price - each wish costs her part of her soul.

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The Enchanted Quill Fairy Tale
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This is based on a 150 year old Fairy Tale by Franz Xaver von Schönwerth and was only recently discovered among a treasure trove of lost fairy tales.

The script is a modern day adaption which focuses heavily on horror elements. It follows a troubled woman who discovers a magic application on the internet which grants wishes. The catch – each wish uses up a small percentage of her soul.

She uses it to kidnap and confront three men from her dark, disturbed past. Seeking answers she compels the men to speak the truth but events soon spiral out of control as her soul becomes more and more corrupted and the quest for closure becomes an unquenchable thirst for revenge.

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Shriekfest 2017 finalist - https://www.shriekfest.com/finalists/

Finalist in 13horror.com's film and screenplay contest - https://www.13horror.com/march-2017-finalists

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Submitted: November 16, 2016
Last Updated: April 5, 2018

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The Writer: Mark Renshaw

Mark is a writer/producer and a Page Awards semi-finalist. He is also the winner of the inaugural Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship. He is based in the north-west of the UK, near Manchester. Mark has written and produced three award-winning short films in transatlantic collaborations. His first two films No More Tomorrows and Surrender are available on Amazon Prime. Both enjoyed a successful run on the independent film festival circuit and won several awards. His latest, a sci-fi short called The Survivor: A Tale From The Nearscape has a worldwide distribution deal with Meridian Releasing. Mark also helped produce a web series called So Dark and a short horror film called The Dollmaker which... Go to bio

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