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.