Mark Crockett

From Concept to Completion: How to Take Your Idea to Finished Project -
14:00 pm 10/15/2019
Coconino, Tucson Convention Center

You’ve determined your next great idea could be a movie or TV show. Now what? Come to this A to Z roadmap workshop on how to get that story out of your head and onto paper the right way without going crazy

A public library educated nerd, pre-adolescent Mark Crockett was the only kid in third grade at Lincoln Elementary School in East Orange, New Jersey with an adult library card (yes, he is that old). Nose buried in a book but fleet on the playground, he was athletic enough to be the #5 schoolboy intermediate high hurdler in all of North Jersey as a high school senior and wrote for the school newspaper. Juggling radio voiceovers and TV cameraman duties while a sprinter for the United States Air Force’s international track team while stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ, this multitasker was a silk-screener, graphic artist, freelance writer, romantic greeting card company owner and adjunct professor of English at Phoenix College before penning his first novel (the suspense/thriller Turkeystuffer (Simon & Schuster). His second work (and the first in the Dead trilogy), the suspense/thriller Dealin’ with the Dead… (Paddlefoot Press) hit the streets in 2012. Both novels are available as ebooks at and To read excerpts of Mark Crockett’s work, please go to his website,