Isaac Thorne’s screenplay adaptation of his own short tale of dark horror DIGGUM is an official selection in the 2017 FEAR Awards.
“I’m excited by the notice DIGGUM is receiving from people and places like The FEAR Awards,” Isaac says. “It’s an honor to be included as an official selection. I’m looking forward to seeing the results in the fall.”
The 2017 FEAR Awards is DIGGUM’s sixth recognition in 2017. In addition, DIGGUM recently won the 2017 Chemical Film Festival’s “Best Violence” award. So far, the screenplay is unproduced.
About the 2017 Fear Awards
The 2017 FEAR Awards is a horror entertainment award dedicated to introducing the world to independent creatives. The awards were launched last year. The 2017 FEAR Awards is accepting submissions through FilmFreeway through September. The awards themselves take place in October.
When personal tragedy strikes, some men pray. Other men despair. This man goes to war.
Meet the local graveyard caretaker, who lives in a small cottage at the edge of the lot. Diggum has spent most of his life angry with God, whom he blames for the devastating house fire that cost him his family.
But the caretaker has a secret. It is a secret he will carry to his own grave. It is a secret that he hopes will finally get him his ultimate revenge on God.
DIGGUM is a short tale of dark horror from the mind of Isaac Thorne, a nice man who simply wants to provide you with a few fun frights. His story is one of rage and revenge. At some point in our lives we all ask the “why” question. This gravedigger demands an answer.
The short story version of DIGGUM is available from ebook retailers everywhere, including for Amazon Kindle. You can find more short tales of dark comic horror by Isaac Thorne on Kindle, iBooks, Nook, Kobo, Google Play, and Smashwords as well as other outlets.