First Draft of First Novel Complete!

I’ve just completed my first draft of my first novel! It’s exciting, but I am now revising. I look forward to a completed draft in the next months, then submissions.  A short story about the same character, Boise Montague, can be found here:  Beyond Imagination Literary Magazine, Vol. 1.

This e-book is a free download from so check it out today!


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The Kleptomaniac Accepted into Flagler Film Fest 2016

Gene’s 20 minutes short will be in the Flagler Film Festival 2016 in Palm Coast, Florida January 15-17. Check out their website for the other selections and tickets here:

Here’s the trailer for The Kleptomaniac:

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Gene Desrochers Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

Gene Desrochers


Gene Desrochers Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

(Los Angeles, California, May 4, 2015) – Gene Desrochers, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Best Shorts Film Competition. The award for short film was given for Gene Desrochers’, The Kleptomaniac. In addition, The Kleptomaniac, received the Award of Merit for Cinematography for DP, John Rhode, and Lead Actor, Gene Desrochers as Rest. The Kleptomaniac features exceptional performances by Jorg Bierekoven and Shane Valentine, as well as a stormy, tense score by Black-Valentine that adds depth to the Los Angeles-based locations.

The Best Shorts Competition recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about Best Shorts and a list of recent winners can be found at

In winning a Best Shorts Award, Gene Desrochers joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including The Weinstein Company for Market Hours, Disney Interactive for Vinlymation: A Love Story and Oscar winning production Mr. Hublot from Laurent Witz from Luxembourg. Rick Prickett, who chairs The Best Shorts Competition, had this to say about the latest winners, “Best Shorts is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The Best Shorts Competition helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of Best Shorts is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”

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Mother’s Day with Gene’s Short Story at Federal Bar!

Emerging Writer's Show Mother's Day 2015!

Emerging Writer’s Show Mother’s Day 2015!


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“Nice Work Guy” latest publication by Dual Coast!

Gene just had his short story “Nice Work Guy” accepted for print, yup, you heard right, print as in paper and ink, publication in issue #1 of Dual Coast Magazine.  Get it on news stands today or order from Prolific Press.  It’s a good magazine with lots of poetry, short stories, art, and even recipes for drinks and goodies.

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New Publication Accepts “The West Indian Manner”

Can’t wait to check out the first issue of Beyond Imagination Digital Magazine with one of my Boise Detective Stories in it! Go check out Beyond Imagination Digital Magazine.

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Working on New Screenplay

It’s Weeds meets The Punisher!

Working through some issues with the story right now, but have characters fleshed out well and very excited to be on the move with another project again!

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