The Ghost of Magic Beach- Excerpt 3

Chapter 3 Just Down The Road If you asked most people who worked at AFF (Allied Fragrance and Flavor) what went on in the basement of section two, they would probably say something about a classified research grant. A small number would say “top secret” and a select few would simply ask for your identification…

The Ghost of Magic Beach- Excerpt 2

Chapter 2 The Ghosts You Know Coming down Main Street in Keyport, old homes of noble pedigree stand alongside more modest recently renovated two-family dwellings. Evening lights begin to come on and glow, creating safe pockets of light on the porches and within the houses. It is a charming place. The trees are old, thick…

The Ghost of Magic Beach- Excerpt 1

“The Ghosts of Magic Beach” by Jim Shaffer “The Ghosts of Magic Beach” is a work of fiction. ALL CHARACTERS AND REFERENCES TO ALL FACTS ARE A PRODUCT OF THE AUTHOR’S IMAGINATION. All rights reserved WINK AND NOD PRODUCTIONS 2017.  Prologue- The Summer Before Tom’s daily observations, on strolls during writing breaks along the small beach behind…

Urban Pirates- an original screenplay by James K. Shaffer- Part Three

EXT. THE DAWN- MORNING, HELL’S GATE The Dawn is anchored in the channel. The tide is full and still. The sun rips down. MIKE & KEN are dragging the bottom with big treble hooks. They are dirty and pissed off. They pull up everything but treasure. Fishing tackle, a boot, Horseshoe crabs, etc… MIKE slams…

Urban Pirates- an original screenplay by James K. Shaffer- Part Two

“Urban Pirates” by James K. Shaffer 6/23/17 Jim Shaffer WINK & NOD PRODUCTIONS Queries? email- jimshaffernyc@yahoo.com © COPYRIGHT PENDING. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Urban Pirates- WORKING DRAFT EXT. THE DAWN, MOVING THROUGH THE HARBOR Ken hurriedly pulls up the anchor and signals silently to Mike. Mike starts the engine and they bolt. They race down the…