2021 Military Story Showcase (formerly Military Script Showcase)

The Military Story Showcase recognizes scripts, books, short stories & stage plays in any genre that feature a story about warfare or the military experience.


2021 WINNER

JUNETEENTH

by Richard Rock Rone

Genre: Drama | Civil War

Logline: A young runaway slave joins the Union and with the aid of a Major, sets free the last slaves of the Civil War.

Bio: Upon receiving an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps (1977-80), Richard Rone pursued and graduated from Harris-Stowe State College in St. Louis, Missouri. There he earned a B.S. in Education and a Minor in U.S. History. This is not the first time for this Marine in writing a military script. He has also written the Vietnam War drama “Til I Die, Semper Fi” about a Marine platoon in the 1968 Tet Offensive.


2021 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

A SHERIFF'S WAR by Jermaine Jones

BUI DOI ("The Dust of Life") by Bill Morales

DEATH OF A REVOLUTION ("Episode 1") by Marshall Ferrin

FOR ALL THE ROSES by Steven B Newman

GOODBYE TO GALAHAD by Joe Warwick & Oliver Arscott

GUNNER ("Hangfire") by Justine Browning

HABOOB WIND by Tommy M. Anderson

JUNGLEBALL (Front Toward Enemy) by Steve Dini

KILLER OF MEN (El Soldado de Marbach) by Arturo Mireles

MISSION 22 by Gunnar Garrett

ONE MAN ARMY by Lawrence Whitener

PREACHER'S DAUGHTER: GIANT SLAYER by Gregory Bonds

RAG DOLL by John Kestner

SABERFISH by Richard P. Alvarez

SKYFOXES by Marisa Forrest

SOUND OF SILENCE by Mark LeClair

SUAGOTHEL by Duncan Putney

THE BALLOON BUSTER by Mark Perlick & Steven Pripps

VIRTUAL MAGICK by A.S. Templeton

WAR BONDS by Mike McCarthy


SUBMISSIONS STATISTICS

Number of Entries: 791

Writer Gender
Male: 83%
Female: 14%
Other or Not Specified: 3% 

Stories Based on, or Inspired by, True Events
29%

War/Military Genre
Drama: 47%
Action: 21%
Science Fiction & Fantasy: 14%
Thriller: 11%
Horror: 7%

Submission Location
United States: 93%
United Kingdom: 7%

Format
Feature Screenplay: 75%
Television Script: 14%
Short Script: 11%