When It Rains... was inspired from Marjorie Spoto's true-life experiences. Amyotrophic
Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease took
both her mother and her grandfather. It took three years
to pen both script and novel, based on the same story. The story
stems from her own fears of having familial type ALS.
The Film, slated to be directed by Charles Matthau (son of
the late Walter Matthau) and produced by Michael Meltzer and
Solalysts Studios. You
can read her story by purchasing her book. Marjorie Spoto
is from Sweet Home, Oregon.
Marjorie Spoto lives
in Key West, FL with her husband and two children. An ALS Activist
and writer, she is currently working on the film version of the
story and her next book, Denver Or Bust.