Screenplay Semi-Finalist

Where The Devil Resides

In the aftermath of the Civil War, a cowardly Yankee Minister must track down his kidnapped daughter in the Everglades with the help of a powerful Santeria Priestess, to save her from the vile cycle of oppression that remains rampant in the wake of the conflict.

Travis Heermann

Freelance writer, novelist, award-winning screenwriter, editor, poker player, poet, biker, Travis Heermann is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop, a member of the Authors Guild, an Active member of SFWA and the HWA, and the author of The Hammer Falls, The Ronin Trilogy, Rogues of the Black Fury, and co-author of Death Wind. His short fiction appears in Baen Books’ upcoming Weird Western anthology Straight Outta Deadwood, plus Apex Magazine, Tales to Terrify, Fiction River, Cemetery Dance’s Shivers VII, and others. As a freelance writer, he has contributed a metric ton of work to such game properties as Firefly Roleplaying Game, Legend of Five Rings, EVE Online, and BattleTech. He enjoys cycling, collecting martial arts styles and belts, torturing young minds with otherworldly ideas, and monsters of every flavor, especially those with a soft, creamy center.