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INT. “ROB’S CLUB” – EARLY NEXT MORNING
The sky is still filled with clouds, but at least the power’s back on. SASHA enters through the front door. ROB talks to SHELDON over business.

                                 ROB
            Hey, Dina, can I talk to you for a second?

                                 DINA
            Ugh…sure.


INT. ROB’S OFFICE – EARLY MORNING
ROB sits down at his desk.

                                 ROB
            Have a seat.

DINA takes a seat.

            That was quite the performance you gave the other night; I’m impressed.

                                 DINA
            Thanks.

                                 ROB
            You practically had them in the palm of their hands.
                               (Pause)
            There’s just one critique I would have to give.

                                 DINA
            Okay, what’s that?

                                 ROB
                               (Pause)
            You need to know when to stop.

                                 DINA
            I’m sorry?

                                 ROB
            There are times when you overstayed your welcome (so to speak). It’s important for
            your audience to take a breath every once in a while before entering the crescendo.
            That way you’ll have a bigger impact. Not to say you were bad – far from it. I just
            want to warn you about your…desire for perfection…if that makes any sense.

                                 DINA
            I think so. What made you bring it up?

                                 ROB
            Well, Sasha came in here earlier and talked to me about you upstaging her.

                                 DINA
            I was? Why didn’t she tell me herself?

                                 ROB
            She noticed you were “in the zone”, and didn’t want to disturb your time in the
            spotlight.

                                 DINA
            Oh…I see.

                                 ROB
            Look, I know you’re a new DJ and you should feel grateful for getting this
            opportunity…but you’re not the only DJ in this club. Be sure to take turns every now
            and again. That’s all I’m saying.

                                 DINA
            Okay.

                                 ROB
            How was it; being up there alone on stage?

                                 DINA
            It was…not that bad.

                                 ROB
            “…not that bad.”?

                                 DINA
            Yeah. I am grateful for the opportunity you gave me. I honestly thought I wasn’t
            cut out for this sort of thing.

                                 ROB
            I see. You doubted your own abilities?

                                 DINA
            Well…

                                 ROB
            That’s fine. Everyone has their own doubts when it comes to having your own passion.
                               (Pause)
            Just make sure you know what you’re doing, all right?

                                 DINA
            No…yeah…you bet.

DINA stands up.

            Thanks.

Takes her leave.

                                 ROB
            Oh…and, Dina?

                                 DINA
            Yes?

                                 ROB
            Make sure you know what you’re doing.

                                 DINA
                               (Pause)
            Okay.
INT. “ROB’S CLUB” – NIGHT – 6:00PM
The night is full of life in the pouring rain. People keep coming in: ordering drinks; socializing; and listening to the “best” music. SASHA and DINA go up on stage while MARCUS works the technical wiring. SHELDON fixes the drinks, while ROB works backstage.
SASHA looks to DINA who is wringing her hands together.

                                 SASHA
               You psyched?

                                 DINA
               Yeah…you can say that.

                                 SASHA
               You all right?

                                 DINA
               Yeah, why?

                                 SASHA
               I was just checking.
                                (Pause)
               Don’t worry; you’re going to do great.

                                 DINA
               Yeah, I hope so.

                                 SASHA
               You will.
                                (Pause)
               Do you get stage fright?
     
                                 DINA
               No.
                               (Pause)
               Not a whole lot, I mean.

                                 SASHA
               It’s all right; it’s natural. I was pretty nervous the first time.
               Just be light on your feet, give yourself time,and bring them the
               best performance they’ll ever see.

                                 DINA
               How do I know if the music I play will be any good?

                                 SASHA
               You’ve made it this far, haven’t you?

                                 DINA
               But I haven’t performed in front of a crowd this huge before. And what if
               everything Rob says is true; what if what I perform isn’t “hip” enough for
               this time period? What if I’m just kidding myself by being a non-conformist,
               instead of getting with the times?

                                 SASHA
               Dina, just get up and perform...and, who knows, maybe you can turn people on
               to your kind of music.

                                 DINA
                          (Takes a deep breath)

                                 SASHA
               I’ll go up first, and then it won’t be as bad, right?

                                 DINA
               All right.

SASHA goes up and performs. The crowd eats it all up. SASHA leaves with a standing ovation.

                                 SASHA
               Break a leg.
                       (Slaps DINA’s shoulder)

DINA prepares herself. After applause, SASHA steps offstage, and gives DINA thumbs up. DINA heads onstage: lights blaring down on her. She heads to the turntables.

DINA takes a moment to let it sink in; making sure it wasn’t a dream this time.

DINA begins to play.

The music starts off slow and steady…then begins to pick up speed. Some people begin to turn away, some start to gain attention. As the music becomes more extreme, heads turn toward the stage; some even move through the rhythm; some shouted through sheer excitement.

DINA is in the zone.

More and more people start to join in the fun. Cheering moves to a higher pitch. DINA takes a new turn, and surprises everyone with a different verse. The crowd eats it up.

DINA ends her act on a high note, and gets a standing ovation.

SASHA starts to head back on stage to congratulate DINA, and for another performance. DINA performs again. SASHA stops dead in her tracks, and then heads offstage.

DINA continues to play the remixes; reaching into its final climax, until…the power goes off.
People start to panic a little bit.

ROB comes out to try to get people’s attention.

                                 ROB
               Sorry folks, the power’s out due to the storm. That means the place is closed
               until further notice.

Everyone starts to head out except the general employees.

SASHA turns on a flashlight, and shines it on the stage. DINA is in a daze.

                                 SASHA
               Are you okay?

                                 DINA
                              (Startled)
               Yeah…why?

                                 SASHA
               Nothing it’s just…

                                 DINA
               What?

                                 SASHA
               Well…how do you feel?

                                 DINA
               I feel…exhilarated! I can’t believe I finally got my shot! By the way, what
               happened to the lights?

                                 SASHA
               Power went out.

                                 DINA
               Seriously?

                                 SASHA
               Yeah…It must be because of the storm; either that, or faulty wiring.

                                 DINA
               Oh, damn, I really wanted to get into my other material while I had the chance.

                                 SASHA
               I know. I guess you’ll have to do them next time.

                                 DINA
               I guess so.
                                (Pause)
               Did you see the crowd tonight? Man.

                                 SASHA
               Yeah I saw.
                                (Pause)
               You did a great job out there tonight.

                                 DINA
               You mean it?

                                 SASHA
               I do. The way you performed just now…it looked like you were in some kind of
               trance.

                                 DINA
               Well, I guess that shows how much I take my job seriously.

                                 SASHA
               I guess so.
                                (Pause)
               Say…do you need a ride home?

                                 DINA
               Sure…If that’s all right.

                                 SASHA
               Hey…anytime.

SASHA and DINA head offstage when MARCUS comes to greet them.

                                 MARCUS
               Oh my god! That was awesome!

                                 DINA
               Not as awesome as you working on the lighting and stereo.

                                 MARCUS
               No seriously, I had no idea you had that much talent! Do you do this every night?

                                 DINA
               After tonight…I hope so. Thanks for taking care of the tech stuff.

                                 MARCUS
               My pleasure…DJ-Dina!
                            (Takes his leave)

                                 DINA
               “DJ-Dina”; it has a nice ring to it.

                                 SASHA
                              (Anxiously)
               Yeah. Again…congrats.

                                 DINA
               Thanks.
                               (Pause)
               You didn’t do too bad yourself.

                                 SASHA
               Why thank you…DJ-Dina.

                                 DINA
                               (Laughs)
               Hopefully the power comes back on soon.

                                 SASHA
               Yeah…me too.

SHELDON appears to greet SASHA. They both embrace.

                                 SHELDON
               Hey, great job out there.
                                (To DINA)
               And you…what a performance. The crowd practically ate it up.

                                 DINA
                             (Astonished)
               Wow…um…thanks.

                                 SHELDON
               To be honest, I thought you were going to do horribly, but you played it off
               so well. If I was running the place, I’d totally make you co-DJ; along side
               with Sasha, of course.

                                 SASHA
               Oh, you.

                                 DINA
               Yeah…I kind of felt the same way too. I didn’t think anyone was going to like
               it because of “the rules” of what’s popular, you know?

                                 SHELDON
               I hear you.

                                 SASHA
               So, what did Rob think?

                                 SHELDON
               Rest assured, he loved it. He just has a few notes to give to the both of you:
               especially you, Dina.

                                 DINA
               Well, that’s great you…
                               (Pause)
               You called me “Dina”.

                                 SHELDON
               I sure did. I think you’ve officially earned it.

                                 DINA
                             (Astonished)
               Okay…well…thanks

                                 SHELDON
               No problem. Anyway, I better check to see if there’s anything I can do
               in the back. I’ll see you two on the flip side.
                              (Kisses SASHA)
                                 (Leaves)

DINA and SASHA head to the front door with their heads held high as they walk though the pouring rain.
EXT. “ROB’S CLUB” – DAY
Clouds roll into the Seattle skies; not rainy, just cloudy. MARCUS, carrying supplies, arrives at Rob’s Club around noon. He looks around to find DINA, but couldn’t find her. MARCUS peaks inside and sees her with three other individuals; two are embracing each other in merriment. MARCUS enters the building.

                                      SASHA
                I am so proud of you.

                                      SHELDON
                Thanks. Couldn’t have done it without you, really.

                                      SASHA
                Oh, stop.

SASHA and SHELDON lightly kiss.

DINA notices MARCUS coming through the doorway.

                                      DINA
                Hey Marcus!

                                      MARCUS
                Hey Dina!
                                      (Pause)
                That’s what I’m suppose call you now, right?

                                      DINA
                Look, it doesn’t matter what you call me.
                                      (Pause)
                                     (Quietly)
                Just call me “Best DJ in the World”: how about that?

                                      MARCUS
                                     (Laughs)
                Okay. So, where should I put this stuff?

                                      DINA
                Oh…just set it next to the stage.

MARCUS sets the box next to the stage.

                Marcus, I want to introduce to you…my boss. “Boss”, this is my friend, Marcus.

MARCUS and ROB shake hands.

                                      ROB
                Nice to meet you.

                                      MARCUS
                Likewise.
                                  (Looks around)
                So I’m guessing you’re Rob, am I correct?

                                      ROB
                That’s right, and…what are you doing here?

                                      MARCUS
                Oh, I was just helping out Dina because she told me she needed help? I don’t
                mean to intrude.

                                      ROB
                No, no…from my point of view, you’re just another customer. Please make yourself
                comfortable. Have a drink maybe, but not too much.

                                      MARCUS
                                    (Nervous)
                Thanks.

                                      DINA
                Anyway, this is my good friend Sasha; we’ve known each other for years.

                                      MARCUS
                Hi.

                                      SASHA
                Pleased to meet you.

MARCUS and SASHA shake hands.

                Have we ever met? I can’t quite tell.

                                      MARCUS
                I’m a fellow colleague. Me and Dina use to work together.

                                      SASHA
                I see. Well, it’s very nice to meet you.

                                      MARCUS
                Likewise.
                              (Thinks for a moment)
                Oh, wait…yeah; Dina has told me about you. Didn’t you babysit her at one time?

                                      SASHA
                Well…yeah.
                                 (Awkward pause)
                We’ve spent a lot of time together. And now look how she’s grown.

                                      DINA
                Oh, stop. I’m jealous of your height.

                                      SASHA
                With your small legs, you’re more down to earth than I am.

                                      DINA
                Oh…right…ha, ha.

SHELDON laughs in the background.

                So, anyway…this is my…supposed second boss…Sheldon.

                                      MARCUS
                Pleasure.

                                      SHELDON
                I’m afraid we’re not looking for more workers.

                                      MARCUS
                Oh, no worries, I all ready have a job.

                                      SHELDON
                I see.

                                      MARCUS
                Like I said, I’m just here to help out Dina while she performs.

                                      SHELDON
                Performs?

                                      MARCUS
                Isn’t she?

                                      ROB
                That’s right; we were going to talk about this.

                                      SASHA
                What did I miss?

                                      ROB
                A few nights before Dian…I mean…Dina put on an entire show just for me and
                Sheldon here. Didn’t she?

                                      SHELDON
                Yeah…it was quite something.

                                      SASHA
                This was all a few nights ago? Why didn’t you tell me? I’m sorry we didn’t get
                to practice after I went up. I would have loved to hear it.

                                      DINA
                It’s cool. I did get the right crowd to hear it.
                         (Gesturing to ROB and SHELDON)

                                      SASHA
                         (Giving the thumbs up to DINA)
                So, does this mean Dina’s going to perform?

                                      ROB
                There’s a strong possibility.

                                      SASHA
                Well, I can’t wait.
                                    (To DINA)
                Just think: we can perform a duet together. Wouldn’t that be awesome?

                                      DINA
                Hell, yeah.

                                      SASHA
                                    (To Rob)
                Is she performing tonight?

                                      ROB
                No, not tonight.
               
                                      DINA
                                    (Pause)
                What? Why not?

                                      ROB
                You’re good; don’t get us wrong, but…

                                      SHELDON
                You’re still not ready.

                                      DINA
                What? But, didn’t you say I was good; that there was a future for me?

                                      ROB
                Yes, we did say that. It’s just you need some more experience before getting
                on stage. Sasha has been on stage for the longest time: that’s why she goes up
                every night.

                                      DINA
                Well, how much “experience” do I need to actually perform?

                                      SASHA
                I hate to say it, but, you’ve only worked here for a week. It’s going to take
                at least five months before you head into the big leagues.

                                      DINA
                “…five months…”?

                                      SASHA
                Yeah, I mean, I’ve worked here for a year, and I all ready know the ropes.
                You’re just starting out. That doesn’t mean you’re bad, it’s just…

                                      DINA
                                   (Depressed)
                I’m a rookie, I get it. I just wish I was told sooner, that’s all.

                                      SASHA
                I’m sorry. We’ll talk about this after tonight, all right?

                                      DINA
                Sure.
                              (Heads out the door)

                                      SASHA
                Are you still working on tech tonight?

                                      DINA
                Yeah, no, I am. Don’t worry.

MARCUS follows DINA out the door.

                                      ROB
                Is Dina going to be all right?

                                      SHELDON
                I’m sure she will.


INT. SEATTLE CENTER – DAY
MARCUS orders two smoothies and brings them to a near-by table. DINA is shown with her head buried in her arms.

                                      DINA
                Ah…geez…every time; every time.

                                      MARCUS
                Yeah…that’s rough.

                                      DINA
                I just don’t get it. I gave them a performance; they liked it, and yet they
                won’t let me go up there. I know I’ve only worked there for a week…but a whole
                year, just to perform? It just doesn’t make any sense to me.

                                      MARCUS
                I don’t know what to say.

                                      DINA
                I’m sorry you had to see that. I can’t believe how much of a jack-ass I was.
                How did I not see this coming?

                                      MARCUS
                How could you have possibly known? It’s not like they would have said “Yes,
                you’re hired” or “No, you’re a piece of shit”.

                                      DINA
                That’s the thing: they said I was good, and would want to pick me in the
                future…but I jumped the gun too soon. You must have thought it was a waste of
                time, huh?

                                      MARCUS
                At least I saw where you worked.

                                      DINA
                                    (Pause)
                I’m beginning to wonder if I’m even getting anywhere in that place.

                                      MARCUS
                At least you’re needed. Me…I’m just a cashier; I don’t get to mix and mash
                like you or…what was your friend’s name?

                                      DINA
                Sasha.

                                      MARCUS
                “Sasha”, thank you. Even if I haven’t seen you perform, I bet you’re good.

                                      DINA
                That’s the thing. I probably wouldn’t get up on stage because of my taste
                in music.

                                      MARCUS
                Do they hate your taste in music?

                                      DINA
                It’s not like that…they just don’t think anyone will like it.

                                      MARCUS
                How so?

                                      DINA
                Something to do with demographics or some shit like that.

                                      MARCUS
                Ah…I see: the “appealing to the younger generation” mentality.

                                      DINA
                I’ve never understood that. If something is good, it should work right?
                I know people have different opinions and different tastes, but why generalize
                it into one group of people as to assume all them in this “demographic” like
                the same kind of music?
                                 (Imitating ROB)
                Well, we have to make sure it sells otherwise our business will go under.
                                    (Normal)
                You see what I have to deal with here?

                                      MARCUS
                Sounds like a pain. But they did say they’ll consider you, right; when the
                time comes?

                                      DINA
                I know.
                                    (Pause)
                You know…sometimes I wonder if I’m the delusional one, and everyone else
                is right, or vice-versa. I don’t want to get in anyone’s way, but I want
                to give them something great, you know?

                                      MARCUS
                Yeah. I still think it’s pretty cool you even got this job to begin with.

                                      DINA
                Yeah. I was really excited, you know?
                                    (Pause)
                Anyway, thanks for helping out even you didn’t do much.

                                      MARCUS
                Hey…anytime.

Nirvana’s “Smell’s Like Teen Spirit” is heard in DINA’s pocket. She takes her phone out to find “Sasha” calling on the other end. DINA answers.

                                      DINA
                Sasha?

                                      SASHA (V.O.)
                Dina, guess what?

                                      DINA
                What?

                                      SASHA (V.O.)
                I talked to Rob and Sheldon, and...They decided to let you perform tonight.

                                      DINA
                                  (Dumbfounded)
                                    (Pause)
                Seriously?

                                      SASHA (V.O.)
                Yeah! It took some little convincing on my part, but I got through to them.

                                      DINA
                That’s…that’s awesome! I don’t know what to say.

                                      SASHA (V.O.)
                You can start with a “thank you”.

                                      DINA
                Yeah…thanks! Wow, I…man…seriously, I don’t know…
                                  (Deep breath)

                                      SASHA
                You’re welcome. We perform at 6. See you then?

                                      DINA
                Yeah. See you then. Bye.
                                   (Hangs up)
                I got it.

                                      MARCUS
                The DJ position?

                                      DINA
                No, janitors work…of course the DJ position.

                                      MARCUS
                That’s great! So, six o’clock?

                                      DINA
                That’s the plan.

                                      MARCUS
                Do you still want my help?

                                      DINA
                I don’t see why not.

                                      MARCUS
                Sweet!

                                      DINA
                Things might be going for me after all.

DINA and MARCUS both stand up with their beverages in hand, and leave.
INT. “ROB’S CLUB” – LATE AFTERNOON
A sound of a key entering a lock turns inside. DIANA enters into the building without anyone around. She turns around and locks the door behind her.

                                 DIANA
               Well, no one seems to be around. Good.
                         (Heads to the stage)
                        (Places equipment down)
                         (Sets equipment up)
                        (Turns on the devices)

A figure appears from behind Rob’s Office.

                                 SHELDON
               What brings you here at this hour?

                                 DIANA
                               (Startled)
               Sheldon? What are you…

                                 SHELDON
               I asked you first.

                                 DIANA
               I was just testing the equipment…you know, making sure everything’s working. What
               are you doing here?

                                 SHELDON
               Guarding the booze.

                                 DIANA
               No, seriously, why are you really here?

A second figure appears from Rob’s office.

                                 ROB
               Diana?

                                 DIANA
               Rob?

                                 ROB
               Well, fancy meeting you here.

                                 DIANA
                              (Awkwardly)
               Likewise.

                                 ROB
               What are you doing here? The place doesn’t open until Monday.

                                 SHELDON
               That’s what I was about to tell her. But apparently Diana here said she was working
               on the tech stuff.

                                 ROB
               Oh, I see. Well I appreciate the dedication. I mean there’s no rule to not show up
               during closing hours. I’m willing to assume you’re using one of the keys, am I
               right?

                                 DIANA
               I am, yeah.

                                 ROB
               Well, good thing we showed up like we did, huh.

                                 SHELDON
               Indeed. It also appears that Diana brought in a little something as well.

                                 ROB
               Has she, really? What did you bring?

                                 DIANA
                          (Quick on her feet)
               I…brought in an extra turntable. You know how you said you have digital ones; that
               you replaced the old ones? Well, I decided to bring mine from home.

                                 ROB
               You’re still not playing.

                                 DIANA
               I know, it’s nothing like…I was…
                                (Pause)
               Why are you here at this hour? I mean I know you’re the boss, and you have all the
               rights, but…why is Sheldon here also?

                                 ROB
               I was going to make the announcement on Monday, but…well, since you’re here, I
               might as well.
                               (Pause)
               I just promoted Sheldon to be Assistant Manager.

                                 DIANA
                               (Stunned)
               Huh?

                                 SHELDON
               You heard him. I’m No. 2 now.

                                 DIANA
               But who’s going to run the bar?

                                 SHELDON
               Oh, I’m still doing that. It’s just I have more privileges now…so to speak.

                                 ROB
               Sheldon has been working so hard over these years that I feel he deserves to be my
               assistant.

                                 DIANA
                               (Confused)
               Okay.
                                (Pause)
               Congrats.
                                (Pause)
               Anyway…
                                (Pause)

                                 ROB
               Yes?

                                 DIANA
               I don’t know…I know that…I won’t be performing; I get that. And I don’t want to do
               anything to disrupt your business…but…I was thinking since you’re here. That maybe…

                                 ROB
               You want to perform for us? I don’t know.

                                 SHELDON
               I don’t see why not. Nobody’s here and maybe Diana can show us something we haven’t
               seen before.

                                 ROB
               I guess you’re right.
                               (Pause)
               Yeah, why not? We could use some entertainment right about now. Go right ahead.

                                 DIANA
                             (Dumbfounded)
               All right.
                                (Pause)
               Give me a moment.

DIANA sets up the turntable from home and places Fleetwood Mac in its place. ROB and SHELDON are in attendance, giving DIANA the utmost attention. She prepares herself; stretching the muscles and cracking her joints.

DIANA takes a deep breath…and performs like there is no tomorrow! Matching up with the melodies, adding some ingredients to the music, and topping it all off with climatic finish. It is now close to 6pm.

                                 ROB
                              (Clapping)
                              (Cheering)
               Not bad. Not bad at all!

                               SHELDON
               I have to admit…that was actually quite enjoyable.

                               ROB
               Right? Diana, how long have you been playing like that?

                               DIANA
               Oh, I’ve been practicing.

                               ROB
               I had no idea you had this much talent. How long have you been practicing?

                               DIANA
               Since I’ve worked here.

                               ROB
               A week?
                             (Pause)
               Well I’ll be...Did you know about this?

                               SHELDON
               Well, Sasha and Diana have been working together in private, so I couldn’t say I’m
               surprised.

                               ROB
               Well that was something. Thank you for that wonderful performance, Diana.

                               DIANA
               If it’s not too much for you…I’d like to be called “Dina”, if that’s all right.

                               ROB
               “Dina”, huh. Okay, whatever you want to be called. From where I’m standing…I’d say
               you’ve earned it. I can definitely see a bright future for you. How would you like
               to discuss this more on Monday…just to keep things interesting?

                               DINA
               I’d like that. Thanks.

                               ROB
               I’d say we should squeeze a spot for DJ-Dina here.

                               SHELDON
               I couldn’t agree more, sir.

                               ROB
               Well, I’m heading out. Do you need a ride, Dia…I mean, Dina?

                               DINA
               Thank you, but I can walk home.

                               ROB
               Are you sure? It wouldn’t be any trouble.

                               DINA
               I appreciate that, but I need the exercise.

                               ROB
               If you insist.

DINA takes down the equipment.


EXT. “ROB’S CLUB” – EVENING
ROB opens the door for DINA as both he and SHELDON are on their way. DINA makes her way home.

                               ROB
                            (To DINA)
               See you on Monday.

                               DINA
               See you Monday!


INT. DINA’S APARTMENT – NIGHT
DINA turns on the light to her apartment, and lays her stuff on the side. She slowly walks toward the center of her living room…and bursts into joy! All excitement contained in her was unleashed. DINA jumped on her couch, jumped on her bed, hugged her pillow with such glee, and lay on her couch with such sweet wonder. She could not believe her day.

A sound of knocking came from beneath her floor telling her to be quiet. DINA laughs with absurdity until she broke into tears of joy. DINA calms down to regain her composure.

                               DINA
                     (Looks up at the ceiling)
                           (Deep breath)
                         (Soothing exhale)
               Man.
                     (Takes out her cell phone)
                        (Contacts “MARCUS”)

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               Hello?

                               DINA
               Hey Marcus.

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               Diana! Hey! How’s it going?

                               DINA
                            (Smiling)
               Nothing much. What’cha doing?

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               I was about to head for bed, but I can talk for a while.

                               DINA
               Are you doing anything in the near future?

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               Nothing much other than going to work. Why?

                               DINA
               You see…I’ve been given a chance to perform at “Rob’s Club”. I was wondering if
               you would like to handle the stereo while I’m up there.

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               What time on which day?

                               DINA
               Monday at 6. You think you can be there?

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               Let me check my schedule…yep, it looks like I’m available. We close around 6, so
               it’s perfect.

                               DINA
               Sounds great! How about we meet in front of the place before that time?

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               I’m down with that. What are you going to perform?

                               DINA
               I’ll tell you on Monday.

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               Okay…I’ll see you then.

                               DINA
               Okay, sounds good. Okay, bye.

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               Wait…where’s the place?

                               DINA
               It’s just blocks away from Seattle Center, you can’t miss it.

                               MARCUS (V.O.)
               Okay…just checking.

                               DINA
                            (Hangs up)
                     (Looks up at the ceiling)
I'm posting the written version of my project on DA. It's in a screenplay format. I like to write things in a visual manner (Hence the term "Show, don't tell"). I'm thinking of posting what I've written so far, and see where it goes from there. I know it seems like a cheap way to get your work out there, but it's a start.

Keep in mind, this is still in development. If anyone has any suggestions on how to improve the story, feel free to leave a comment.

Help Wanted: Illustrators
Since I'm not much of a drawer, I'm still looking for someone who is. I need someone who's experienced in writing comics, and drawing in general. There are certain styles I like, but I'm pretty open possibilities. Whether you've published something or not is unnecessary, what matters is the amount of skill you bring to it. What I'm looking for is a professional or skilled artist. In my opinion, I think this site is the best place to find one. Also, feel free to send me illustrations of the characters, settings, etc, that are described in DJ - Dina. Be sure to submit them by January 20th. Good luck out there!

Ryan
I'm posting the written version of my project on DA. It's in a screenplay format. I like to write things in a visual manner (Hence the term "Show, don't tell"). I'm thinking of posting what I've written so far, and see where it goes from there. I know it seems like a cheap way to get your work out there, but it's a start.

Keep in mind, this is still in development. If anyone has any suggestions on how to improve the story, feel free to leave a comment.

Help Wanted: Illustrators
Since I'm not much of a drawer, I'm still looking for someone who is. I need someone who's experienced in writing comics, and drawing in general. There are certain styles I like, but I'm pretty open possibilities. Whether you've published something or not is unnecessary, what matters is the amount of skill you bring to it. What I'm looking for is a professional or skilled artist. In my opinion, I think this site is the best place to find one. Also, feel free to send me illustrations of the characters, settings, etc, that are described in DJ - Dina. Be sure to submit them by January 20th. Good luck out there!

Ryan

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Ryan Fuller Hartwell
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My name is Ryan Hartwell, and I am a big fan of literature, especially in the works of fantasy. I live in the State of Washington, I love to sing, act, and write. My favorite movie genres are action, horror, drama, comedy, and sci-fi. My favorite books are "The Land of Elyon" series by Patrick Carman (I have met him), and "The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness" by Michelle Paver. I have a You Tube account where I do my own book reviews, and some random things. I have zero tollerance for impatiance, and people who bring other people down. I joined the boy scouts, and went all the way to Eagle Scout.

Current Residence: Seattle, WA

Favourite genre of music: Alternative, Rock

Favourite cartoon character: Miles "Tails" Prower

Personal Quotes:
"Look deep, deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."
-Albert Einstein

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
-Albert Einstein

"We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity; more than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost."
-Charles Chaplin
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