Did you know I also write fiction? I started writing screenplays almost twenty years ago, then turned my attention to prose in 2012. I recently attended my first writing residency, where I completed my first novel, The Orderly. Now, I’m working on the second book. If you’d like to learn more about my creative writing, check out my Patreon page! Click here to Become a Patron.
AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
Writing residency at Vermont Studio Center (winter 2018)
Winner of International Women’s Media Foundation Woman Entrepreneur in the Digital News Frontier fellowship grant to create RealWorldSTEM.com, a video-based news site for teens. (2012)
International Society for Technology in Education Online Learning Award for STEM Matters webzine (2012)
Nominee for National Science Teachers’ Association Faraday Science Communicator award for STEM Matters (11/2011)
Fade In Awards, (5/2008 )
Semi-finalist for, For the Birds, a feature-length romantic comedy.
The Writer’s Network Screenwriting & Fiction Competition, (10/2007)
Quarterfinalist for, For the Birds, a feature-length romantic comedy, and Like That, a short story.
Page International Screenwriting Competition, (7/2007)
Quarterfinalist for, For the Birds.
American Gem Short Script Competition, (9/2006)
Top 200 for, The Taming, a modern adaptation of a scene from Shakespeare’s, The Taming of the Shrew.
Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition, (7/2006)
Quarterfinalist for, Anna & the Art Thief, a kids’ feature (revision of Anna the Artist).
Fade In Awards, (2/2005)
Quarterfinalist for, Love in Ward M, a feature-length romantic drama.
Scr(i)pt Magazine Open Door Competition sponsored by Miramax, (2/2005)
First Round Finalist for, Love in Ward M.
Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition, (8/2004)
Quarterfinalist for, Anna the Artist, a kids’ feature.
Cynosure Screenwriting Competition, (8/2003)
Quarterfinalist for, Anna the Artist.
American Gem Short Script Competition, (4/2003)
Honorable mention for, Not Herself, a short drama.