Here's my latest for the Carrboro Citizen's Caught on Film feature:

Sometimes a seemingly random encounter leads to a creative pursuit. Such was the case when local screenwriter Kate Burgauer, then 16, saw a homeless woman on a city bus.

“She was talking to herself loudly and alienating most of the bus riders,” recalls Burgauer, who now resides in Chapel Hill. “But I found her fascinating because she was carrying a large bag with words written or sewed onto it. I didn’t have a chance to speak with her since she got off the bus at the next stop, but the image never left my mind.”

Charged with writing a short script for a college class, Burgauer recalled the encounter and penned the story that would become Scraps. Continue reading...

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