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HERE I STAND

A debut memoir that will forever change the way you look at resilience, faith, and the will to overcome and succeed against all odds.

HERE I STAND is based on the true story of an African-American teenager, who fights to overcome homelessness, drugs, criminal activity, and prostitution in order to become a filmmaker and screenwriter, thereby fulfilling the dying wish of her stepfather, who is a Philadelphia Italian mobster.

“ I look forward to being a part of HERE I STAND when the film is produced in Philadelphia.”

                  — Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director of the Greater Philadelphia Film

HERE I STAND tells the gut-wrenching and compelling real-life story of a young, African-American woman fights to overcome life with the Philadelphia Italian Mafia, rape, homelessness, drugs, and prostitution to fulfill her dream to become a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, a screenwriter and a filmmaker.

 

With determination to live, despite the odds that are against her, Jillian Bullock’s harrowing account tests the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual being of someone who refused to fail. Through real strength, resilience, perseverance, and what she calls

“fighting spirit,” Jillian transformed her life to become a successful businesswoman, journalist, screenwriter, competitive martial artist and boxer, fitness expert, author, actress, empowerment speaker, award winning filmmaker, while raising three children as a single parent.

 

Jillian’s ability to survive under the most horrific and extraordinary circumstances to go on to completely transform her life makes HERE I STAND such an unforgettable and

inspirational book.

 

WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD WOMEN

Jillian Bullock, along with other wonderful and courageous women, including New York Times best-selling author and CBS reporter Lee Woodruff and Kristen Moeller of Tiny House Nation on A&E, were selected to be included in the upcoming book When Bad Things Happen to Good Women: Advice, Encouragement and Expert Suggestions for Getting You (or Someone You Love) Through the Toughest by award winning author Carole Brody Fleet.

 

FROM AWARD WINNING FILMMAKER JILLIAN BULLOCK

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SHADOWS OF LOVE

Forensic and criminal psychologist Jennifer Tigger has been called in by the Philadelphia police to help them find a serial killer, who uses a different method of killing each victim. The problem Jennifer has is when she awakens one morning holding a bloody knife and a dead man lying next to her, with no memory of what happened, she wonders if she could be the Philly Killer. Things become even more complicated when Jennifer falls for the ruggedly handsome James Weston, the detective who has been assigned to the case.

 

Shadows of Love, Betrayal and Murder is a sexy, thought-provoking, suspense thriller with hot sex, strong language and psychological twists and turns. This novel will have you on the edge of your seat.

Praise for Shadows of Love, Betrayal and Murder

“Jillian Bullock, the creative, intellectual, screenwriter, and award winning filmmaker, has written a hot, sexy, suspense thriller. Shadows of Love, Betrayal and Murder will keep you guessing. Enjoy the rollercoaster ride. I wish you luck on trying to figure it all out,”

     - Taabia Dupree, An Amazon Bestseller Author

COMING OCTOBER 2017

An African-American teenager fights to overcome homelessness, drugs, and prostitution in order to become a filmmaker and screenwriter, thereby fulfilling the dying wish of her stepfather, who is a Philadelphia Mobster. (Based on a true story.)

An award winning screenwriter, who is recovering from an emotional breakdown, must figure out who is terrorizing her before she goes insane.

Diane Torres is a medic, who returns home from Afghanistan, and struggles to learn how to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder and assimilate back into society after she has been sexual assaulted by her commanding officer. (In post-production)

A Philadelphia crime scene investigator, who is working on a high profile murder case, must do her own investigation when she uncovers evidence that links her current case to the accidental death of her husband.

HERE I STAND

A CUP FULL OF CRAZY

A SENSE OF PURPOSE: FIGHTING FOR OUR LIVES

LISTEN TO WHAT THE DEAD ARE SAYING

SCREENPLAYS WRITTEN...

A young, shy features editor is on the run after she witnesses the entire magazine staff where she works murdered, which forces her to find out why and how to bring the killers to justice.

The story of two recovering addicts, (one from drugs and the other from sex), fight to keep their love and marriage together after one of them is arrested for murder.

LIES YOU TELL

A SHATTERING LOVE STORY

CURRENTLY WRITING...

The Champion Inside centers on a champion female boxer who is forced to retire after she learns she has cancer. Her return to boxing to regain the IFBA Welterweight title is complicated by her age, she’s 39, and her fear and lack of confidence to fight again after five years in boxing exile.

 

Scar Across My Heart centers on a former psychologist, who loses his license to practice after he becomes a drug addict. While serving a four year prison term for manslaughter, after he kills a guy when a drug deal goes wrong, he turns his life around after he learns mixed martial arts while incarcerated. After being paroled, he uses his knowledge as a psychologist and his skill as a MMA fighter to help

rescue a troubled young man, who is headed down a road of crime.

SCAR ACROSS MY HEART

THE CHAMPION INSIDE

SCREENPLAYS SOLD...

Anyone who works in film or TV interested in learning more about any of the scripts listed, contact Jillian at jillianbullockwriter@gmail.com. Serious inquires only.

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