The Penalty short story

  Over a 150-million people play it. Now land mine victims are trying out their new legs. You need a ball and imagination. It’s called Soccer, the beautiful game. My original idea to raise money for African Land Mine victims, then I realized there are untold others in many countries. I did write to Manchester City and United for help, which they declined. However, a future English King wished me well with it. FIFA Congratulated me on my noble effort, please keep us informed on the project progress. And send us any additional information along with a copy of the film once available.  Great Animation inspiring story for Land Mine victims The crowd fell silent – all 5,000 of them.  The two teams had given the game all they had and now the win hung on a penalty...

Here are some FREE short stories most are not included in my collection of shorts in my book Through the Keyhole. They exist on a hard drive, have a read, some are in Screenplay Final Draft format, a completely different writing technique. Do have a look, see what you think, this is how movies are adapted from books. If you ‘like’ I’ll post more. Through the Keyhole is a collection of short stories; some fictional, some based on truth and many having been adapted from completed manuscripts or screenplays that the author Ron Shears has written. Follow the adventures of soldiers at war, opium runners in Moscow and explorers in Dartmoor Bogs. Discover how an expert gardener comes up with an ingenious plan to deal with his insufferable wife, how a Ming vase came to...

Jungle Katz short story

Placed 3rg in International competition. My idea to save these endangered cats. They’re running out of space and they’re running out of time. Synopsis Prince, a snow leopard and Khan a Bengal tiger, team up as they try and stay ahead of hunters and poachers and make for the sanctuary of the Himalayas. On their trek, they are joined by Mortimer, a fast-talking crow, and Babu, a near-blind former working elephant. Pursued by Bridget Gingold, the richest woman on earth who has all of the modern technology and experts helping her track the big cats, as well as poachers, our foursome must overcome many obstacles and the relentless pursuit of those wishing them captured ‘alive or dead’. Kashgar an Indian tracker, his grandson Rawal and his tame falcon...

Cast of Eagles. Short story adapted from my screenplay.

  Perfect for actor/producer Tom Cruise who owns a WW2 US Airforce Mustang fighter. Four Spitfires. Four Messerschmitt 109’s. Four ex-Luftwaffe Eagle Squadron Top Guns. Three ex-Battle of Britain Fighter Command Aces. One American ex-Eagle Squadron Ace. Eagle Squadrons; three fighter squadrons of the RAF, set-up in the early days of WW2. These United States volunteer pilots washed up in Canada, then came to England to fly Spits in 1940 The Cast of Eagles. The Year: 1950 A conflict featuring older hero’s way past their flying prime. To these aging Buccaneer knights of the air, only three things mattered: kill, be killed or run away. This time there’s no running away. Just fighters with instant death at their finger-tips. Logline. Air combats not exactly...

Can’t Fight. Wear a BIG Hat. short story

Can’t Fight? ‘Wear a BIG Hat’. Action. 90 minutes. A tough urban thriller in a contemporary London background. Has edgy, Guy Ritchie feel. Logline. A detective must avenge his ‘dead’ wife with kick-ass martial arts skills. Superb Drawing by The late and great Bruce Lee Synopsis African American Forbes runs his Diamond smuggling empire from London. His minders: five Karate head-shaved muscle guys. Forbes has a contract on Jonathan Swift-the only cop to nail him, and Rebecca his high-court judge wife. The marriage is over, names change. Swift doesn’t know Rebecca is pregnant. She christens their son Dan. Rebecca’s funeral is faked. Unaware, Swift appears graveside. Dan’s assigned to watch him. Dan tells Jonathon, Rebecca isn’t dead. Meeting secretly,...