Pete Simpson bio

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                                          With love Vanessa and newly minted PhD Pete took off for art colony Laguna Beach California,
it their home – raising 2 sons. US executive management led to founding businesses
                                          & writing
best-selling business books (credits), with novels as weekend projects (earlier writing).

                             Flash forward to 5 years ago...
                                          When he began to develop a portfolio of spec scripts (plus a commissioned script):  7 feature films/
                                          TV pilots, 4 stage plays,
and a published novel. Often self-defined women leads.

                             Credits - commissioned & spec...
                                          Wedding Diary Publisher-commissioned screenplay adaptation from a novel.
                                          Utter Madness Semi-finalist Hollywood Filmmakers Int. competition - (titled Lioness).
                                          Lennie's World enjoyed rehearsed reading production @ Actors & Writers Club London.
                                          Dancing in Santa Fé enjoyed rehearsed reading production @ Cygnet Theatre Exeter.
                                          Girls without Parachutes Published novel.

The future...
                                          Shortlisted in many competitions and a full-time scriptwriter, Pete's ready to take the next step.
Advancement has come through competition submittals - with associated judges' critical advice.
                             Voices (US, UK)...
                                          Action-adventure – heroes with painful truths, who muster the guts to defeat their hurt & villains.
                                          Comedies – unlikely heroes trapped in the farcical side of life.
                                          Women leads.

                                          Pete & Vanessa split their lives between Orange County, CA & Britain.  T.S. Eliot... East Coker, V... 
                                          Member of
 Actors & Writers London & Exeter Writers
Favourite comedies...
                                                Seinfeld – especially The Soup Nazi episode written by Spike Feresten.
                                                Fawlty Towers – especially Basil the Rat episode written by John Cleese & Connie Booth.