About owenegerton

Owen Egerton is an Austin-based filmmaker, novelist, and performer.

Owen Edgerton’s ‘Follow’ is now on Amazon Prime

Follow in now on Amazon Prime and the Austin American Statesman thinks you should see it to get into the Christmas spirit!

Austin Movie Blog

Let’s say you’re a genre movie fan. Crime, sci-fi, horror…you’re into it.

Let us also say it is Christmas time. You aren’t in the mood for the noir-tinged “It’s a Wonderful Life” because you have pretty much memorized it at this point. Nor are you down with, say, “Silent Night, Deadly Night” because murdery Santa is just not the most relaxing image with which to end the emotional trash fire that was 2016. But you still want something with an edge and have also seen “Lethal Weapon” all of the times one possibly can.

"Follow" “Follow”

May I direct your attention to “Follow,” Austin mutli-hyphenate Owen Egerton‘s Christmas-themed, Austin-set, horror movie? It is now on Amazon Prime.

In other Egerton news, his novel “Hollow” is being published by Soft Skull Press. “It comes out this summer, so I’m in the last push on revisions,” he said Tuesday. “This book…

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Instructor Q&A: Jodi and Owen Egerton

Jodi and I are teaching a workshop on August 27th. In anticipation, Michael Noll of the Texas Writers League asked us some questions.

Scribe

“My favorite writing time and ritual is waking pre-dawn…The morning can be wonderful, as exhilarating as a Barton Springs swim. Other mornings I feel stuck, useless, and tired. But I have never regretted waking up, never regretted sitting with the page in those dark, early hours.”

-Owen Egerton

From writing books to making films to clowning on stage, Jodi and Owen Egerton play a key part in many of the scenes that make Austin a national hotspot for creativity. Jodi is a celebrated workshop leader, book editor, and wordslinger for Typewriter Rodeo. Owen is the author of several novels and numerous screenplays as well as a feature film director. He has been voted Austin’s Best Author by the readers of The Austin Chronicle seven times.

Jodi and Owen are teaching a class for the Writers’ League called “This Word Now: Brainstorming Your Way into Stories and Out of Dead Ends” on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the ACC Riverside Campus. Based…

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One Page Salon – July 5th

Whale Eating

DO NOT MISS THIS ONE! Join me as I host Austin mischief makers like Carolyn Cohagan (author of the muched buzzed about novel TIME ZERO), songster, stage-hound, glory lovenut Southpaw Jones, wit-wizard and fashion Einstein Amy Gentry (whose debut novel GOOD AS GONE hit shelves in July), playwright, improv master, and sulky male modleCurtis Lucianii, story/screenwriter/novelist wonderboy Tyson Midkiff and SPECAIL Skype Guest the New York TImes Best Selling author Sarah Hepola.Plus OPS Lottery winner Bryan Green! All at the delightfully well AC’d and charmingly staffed The North Door.
Doors at 7, show at 7:30.
Quick readings, slow drinking – a hell of a good night.