Today forms the official beginning of the Mark Botts and Isaiah Mouw writing collaboration. I wrote a script called, Allattona Lake, and sent it to Mark. We had never officially met, but knew of each other through mutual friends. I knew Mark was in New York studying screenwriting, so I sent the script to the only "connection" I had. Mark read it and luckily, he saw something beneath the improperly formatted, amateur script. We pitched each other all of our other screenplay ideas and definitely felt we shared a common passion and interests. We decided to collaborate on all our work going forward until we get sick of each other. Today, Mark and I began the rewrites on Allatoona Lake. After this is complete, we plan to rewrite one of the three scripts he has written. We decided to blog all the ups and downs to show what life is like for struggling screenwriters.