January Monthly Meeting: Creating Thrilling Writing with Chris Hauty

Come for the program – stay for the surprises!

Chris Hauty began his professional writing career with Don Coyote, a contemporary interpretation of Cervantes’ Don Quixote with Jonathon Lynn attached to direct.

Projects in the family film genre followed, including Disney’s Homeward Bound: Lost In San Francisco. A screenwriter, Hauty wrote the original screenplay, Arena, a dark, gladiator epic, Moby Dick at Dreamworks Animation, Beautiful Killer at Universal Pictures with Jessica Alba attached, Land of Legend, a Viking saga at Walden Media with Renny Harlin set to direct, Vigilante at Studio Canal with Ed Burns to star and direct, and Colosseum at Icon Pictures, with Mel Gibson to direct. He sold the pitch for The Eternals, a supernatural thriller set on a college campus, to CBS Films. Recent produced credits include Never Back Down, directed by Jeff Wadlow and starring Djimon Hounsou and Sniper: Ghost Shooter staring Billy Zane for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Chris Hauty’s debut novel, Deep State, was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, and Barry Award nominee. Other novels include the CALIBA Award–nominated Savage Road, and Storm Rising, as well as the acclaimed novella Insurrection Day. He currently lives in Glendale, California.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023
Time: 10 am PDT

Where: Regency Theatre (adjacent to the San Juan Capistrano Train Station), 26762 Verdugo Street, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Members $25.00
Nonmembers $35.00

Enjoy a Continental Breakfast 9:30 am; SCWA Meeting 10:00; Speaker 10:15 am; Lunch 11:00 am

Your safety and health are important to us. We welcome vaccinated members and guests.

You must register by Friday, January 20, 2023, at 12:00 pm.