Writing Resume

Plays

  • The Little Sisters of Littleton: A three-character play about two elderly sisters and the man in their lives. Frank Minor has returned to his hometown to see his ex-wife, but his success is hampered when he begins an affair with his former sister-in-law. Comedy.
  • The 36th Line: Winner of the Dorothy Silver Playwriting Award, finalist for the National Playwright's Conference, O'Neill Center, this six-character play weaves an old Hebrew legend about the Lah-med Vov, 36 Just individuals, and the modern concept of co-dependence
  • Remember: One-act play. An old man struggles with reality as he fixates on a past transgression.
  • Sufi Dancing: A one-act play that confronts homelesssness and the stress of inner-city life.
  • First Impressions: A one-act play about coping with inner-city life.

Screenplays

  • Dino's Business: An odd friendship with a mentally handicapped man leads a disgruntled bus driver to straighten out his life. Quarterfinalist, Certificate of Merit, Cinestory Screenwriting Awards, 2002.
  • Second Chance: A frustrated musician looks back on his life and the choice he made that dashed his dreams.
  • Full Circle: A horrible realization leads a man to believe he has inadvertently married his daughter. Optioned by The Entertainment Alliance under the title Within the Circle. Originally optioned by Jon Gordon Productions.
  • Doubleplay: A girls baseball team aspires to take on the minor league. Optioned by lion TV.

Scripts for Youth

  • The Goldfish Bowl: The daily struggles of young girls in a teen shelter are put aside when the City announces its closing. (Drama)
  • Camp Kawanahana: A freak snow-storm hits a summer camp in Maine. (Comedy)
  • Peer Review: The all-student review board in a private school tackles discipline for some wacky offenders. (Comedy)
  • Seven Minutes in Heaven: two adolescents find themselves locked in a room, expected to 'make-out' for seven minutes. (Comedy)
  • Teens At the Mall: four teenage girls and one baby sister cruise the boys at a typical mall. (Comedy)
  • Cars: Teenage girls sneak out for a night on the town. (Comedy)
  • Filling the Void: three middle-schoolers return to school after skipping out for lunch to find it empty, (Comedy)
  • I Fixed It: two young sisters hatch a plan to prevent their father from leaving.

Blog

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Corporate & Educational Scripts

  • Katie's Secret: an educational film dealing with sexual abuse among teens.
  • My Body / My Buddy: Rainbow Media
  • Katie's Keys: Drug use among nurses.
  • Caring & Sharing: Rainbow Media