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Below are the thiry-eight scripts submitted for the One Week Challenge where writers had one week to write a script (properly formatted) between 6 and 12 pages (courier 12 point font).

This month's theme and genre:

Genre: Gothic Horror
Theme: Ghosts are not bad, just misunderstood

One character must be a ghost. By the end of the story, the reader must understand that the ghost isn't "the bad guy".

Satanas by Florence

(Short, Gothic Horror) - On a dark and stormy night, the Devil will come out to play, or at least try to. 12 pages, Hard R Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Reaparations by Harvey

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Six months after the Civil War's conclusion, Colonel Henry Gibbs gets a visitor he never expected. 10 pages, 5 characters, Hard R Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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All That Remains by Beryl

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A woman hires a team of ghost hunters to contact her sister's spirit and solve her murder. 12 pages, 5 characters, PG Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Forever Thine by Gordon

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A sickly young woman is haunted by a ghost in an old victorian mansion. What does the grim spectre portend for her and her husband? 6 pages, 4 characters, unrated (pdf - formatting: )

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The Open Casket by Don

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Artist, Charles Drayton, has been commissioned to paint the viscount Corwin Redwinter's portrait at his remote castle in the mountains. Redwinter's intentions towards Drayton's fiancee, Melinda Hartwell, may be less than honorable and the stuff of nightmares. 11 pages, 5 characters, PG Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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The Haunted Tale of James O'Neil by Ophelia

(Short, Gothic Horror) - How open would you be to fulfilling a request by a stranger with no idea what you will encounter and might risk? An 18 century military officer, James O'Neil, explores this offer as he unravels an unearthly tale to help someone he never met. Fate sometimes works in mysterious ways. 8 pages, 4 characters, PG Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Allured by Richard Pennybrock III

(Short, Gothic Horror) - An eerie castle, dribbling candles, a lost officer and a bunch of ghosts. You know, the usual stuff. 7 pages, 7 characters, G rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Open House With An Empty Heart by Irene

(Short, Gothic Horror) - When you buy a house you buy the stories within its walls... Good or Bad. 12 pages, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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The Last Stop by Oscar

(Short, Gothic Horror) - When William gets separated from his new bride at a traveling circus, he finds all is not as it seems while trying to find her. 12 pages, 5 characters, PG Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Our Lady of Eternal Suffering by Patty

(Short, Gothic Horror) - When an amateur Theologian goes in search of an ancient archaelogical site, little does he know he will stumbling onto a dangerous secret that spans Space and Time… 12 pages, unrated thus far (pdf - formatting: )

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Payer Fedris - A Gothic Dream Tax by Anonymous

(Short, Gothic Horror) - When a poor boy replaces his dreams with forbidden knowledge, he dreams the most expensive dream of all. 12 pages, 17 characters, Hard R Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Out Of The Dark by Tony

(Short, Gothic Horror) - An abused teenage girl, with the help of her girlfriend, murders her father but, before they can make their getaway the father's spirit returns to get revenge. 10 pages, 3 characters, unrated (pdf - formatting: )

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Traceless by Michael

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Detective Croft is on the hunt for a serial killer... who doesn't leave a trace. 6 pages, 5 characters, Hard R rating. (pdf - formatting: )

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My Love by Ernesto

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A grief stricken lover makes a deal with the devil in hopes of being reunited with his lost love. 9 pages, 4 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Castle Trouble by Sean

(Short, Gothic Horror) - The trouble stops when you die. 8 pages, 4 characters, PG Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Mischief At Morley House by Anonymous

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A secret lurks ‘bout Morley House. A secret that won't be ignored. But she don't mean no harm - if you don't do no harm. 12 pages, 9 characters, Hard R Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Betrayal by Tammy

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Louis is coming back home after 10 years in prison, but everything has changed from Marie, to his father, to his brother Jean and to his home. 12 pages (pdf - formatting: )

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Condemned Sanctuary by Swimming Swan

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A mother's candlelight vigil on the fifth anniversary of her son's death is interrupted by an unexpected guest. 11 pages, 5 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Veil of Blood by Augustin Forte

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A young woman ventures to her uncle's crumbling plantation in 1874 Louisiana. 12 pages, 6 characters, unrated thus far (pdf - formatting: )

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The Woods by Nate

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Emily goes to visit her mother in the countryside. While there she sees a young boy, who terrorizes her to go into the woods. 11 pages, 3 characters, PG rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Revenant Stand by Debby

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Two men are caught up in a haunting life-ending drama within an ages old forest clearing. 12 pages, 4 major and a dozen minor characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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The Stone Within by Helene

(Short, Gothic Horror) - [no logline] 10 pages, 4 pages, no rating (pdf - formatting: )

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The Truth by Cindy

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A young girl moves to a new town. A house haunted by it's past brings up old news that was buried. 10 pages, 5 characters, PG-13 rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Annabel by Sandy

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Annabel was a good wife, when she was around. 6 pages, 6 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Sweep by Franklin

(Short, Gothic Horror) - What wreckage is formed in the crossed paths of human lives... how can we ever know? 12 pages, 6 characters, PG Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Abracadabra by James Hand

(Short, Gothic Horror) - An eccentric 19th century magician hired to expose a paranormal fraud gets more than he expected. 12 pages, 5 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Falling Angels by A Horse Called Binky

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A young girl has to cope with the death of her family during a dark night. War brings out the best and the worst. 10 pages, 4 characters, unrated (thus far) (pdf - formatting: )

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A Dance in the Dark by Vince

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A nifty new smart phone app allows a feuding couple to communicate with the dead. 12 pages, 5 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Together Again… Someday by David Lancer

(Short, Gothic Horror) - You can't mourn the dead when you're one of them. 6 pages, 3 characters, PG Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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The Lonley Tenant by Gert

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A woman rents the first renovated apartment in an old building, but she soon finds she's not the only one there. 12 pages, 4 characters, Hard R Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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A Price To Pay by Rafael

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A woman struggles to overcome the loss of her fiance while being tormented by a homicidal ghost. 11 pages, 3 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Mr. Daniels by Nadine

(Short, Gothic Horror) - An old hitman gets a visit from from his past. 7 pages, 2 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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The Executioner by Petey F

(Short, Gothic Horror) - A young woman on the run from something terrible, guided by a friendly spirit, learns the nature of her dark heritage. 12 pages, 7 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Innocence Condemned by Philippe

(Short, Gothic Horror) - During the dark times of Christianity, a young woman finds herself accused of witch craft, haunted by a disfigured spirit, and destined for persecution. During her trials and torment, she discovers that death may not be the only punishment that lies ahead. 10 pages, 9 characters, Hard R Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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House Proud by Rina

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Moving in can be scary… 10 pages, 6 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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Asylum by Varney the Vampire

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Insane Asylums make for strange bedfellows… 7 pages, 9 characters, PG-13 rating (pdf - formatting: )

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No Balls by Emily

(Short, Gothic Horror) - Nick is accused of being a "chicken" and goes to desperate measures to prove he is not. 8 pages, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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The Madness of Time by Chris

(Short, Gothic Horror) - While fulfulling his late father's wishes, a man must face the nightmare of his father's past. 9 pages, 5 characters, PG-13 Rating (pdf - formatting: )

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