THE FINAL WORD PUBLISHING
EDWARD J LONGO
(See Descriptions Below)
COLLECTION of SHORT STORIES
An Eerie Heirloom (#1 Short Story)
Insemination of Ognol (#2 Short Story)
Silverdust For Fuel (#3 Short Story)
You Can't Do Wrong and Get By (#4 Short Story)
THE ABOVE STORY DESCRIPTIONS:
#1 AN EERIE HEIRLOOM by Edward J Longo
Synopsis: Set in the Arles Hotel an France, Mr. Monet and Roger, the hotel bellhop, have devised a system of extorting funds by exposing the contents of a mysterious black box to scare guest into paying rent in arrears. However, their ploy backfires when the house detective discovers fifty thousand dollars delivered by the ghost of Van Gogh, including his severed ear.
#2 INSEMINATION OF OGNOL by Edward J Longo
Synopsis: On the twelfth floor of the luxury co-op building located on East 76th Street, New York City, Ana and Edward are getting in the mood for a friends birthday party. With music of the 90's resounding through the apartment they enjoy a few laughs as Edward feeds the nervous fish some caviar. Upon returning at 5:00 A.M. they find the fish lying dead in a pool of water among broken glass on the floor. Later that evening they are awakened by noises coming from the kitchen. To their amazement they are greeted by a stranger of oceanic nature at their refrigerator. Claiming that he had become a byproduct of the caviar the couple become spellbound as the stranger explains his multiple incarnations and experiences with the powers of the supernatural spirit. The stranger continues to mesmerize them as he claims that he has come to earth to present the gift of immortality. For example, one of his predictions is that human beings will be able to traverse anywhere in the universe - even as far as 2.2 million light years away.
#3 SILVERDUST FOR FUEL
Synopsis: Rene Silver, riding home on his 1991 new Harley-Davidson gets struck by lightning while pulling into the Maple Tree Motel in Plattburgh, New York. After rising and facing a heavenly Deity called the Mystifying One, Rene is given the choice of remaining, or deciding if he would consider returning to his earthly life. Upon hearing his story, and the good the cyclist wants to achieve, the Deity Christens Rene with a motorcycle of the year 2050, by the name, "Silverdust."
#4 YOU CAN'T DO WRONG AND GET BY
Synopsis: Daniel, a nine-year-old boy becomes a hero by brandishing a real gun. By the end of the story he exposes Homer, his hostage-held brother, for being a liar, falsely convincing the military of having a heart-condition. Although Daniel had been wavering the toy gun throughout the story, it turns out that he he left holding a real gun. By the end of the story, especially involving his dog, Blackie, he winds up shooting his brother because of being traitor.
SCREENPLAY (from list below)
# 3 NEPTUNE'S SONGS OF THE SIRENS, A Haunting Psychological Thriller of the Deep
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Spiritual, Nautical Thriller
THE PREMISE: Set in Southampton, New York, during the late 1970’s this story becomes a haunting, psychological, nautical thriller . Howard Ridgewell an established Danish painter, famous for his Neptunian paintings of mermaids riding the backs of dolphins, brings about a curse that drives his daughter and granddaughter to the brink of suicide. When his daughter, Lillian, borrows his technique and persuades her daughter, Justine to pose semi-nude for her mermaid series, she inevitably becomes the talk of The Hamptons.
Also see: SCREENPLAYS (with Loglines)
#1 SILVERDUST The Mystifying Time Traveler
#2 SMITHSONIA, Animal Instinct Therapy
#3 NEPTUNE'S SONGS OF THE SIRENS
#4 AN EERIE HEIRLOOM, A PILOT
#5 THE SPIRIT OF THE FLYING LADY