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About Carol

I have been a freelance writer for 15 years and a screenwriter for 6. I have 5 completed screenplays that I am actively marketing. My non-fiction book, For Those Who Serve, was published in 2004. I also own an Internet business.

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  • The Whistleblower

    The Whistleblower Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Mystery When a corrupt CEO threatens to out a professional whistleblower and reveal her involvement in the death of a teen meth addict, the whistleblower must uncover the CEO’s secret project that threatens national security.

  • Treasure Hunt

    Treasure Hunt Budget: $100K - $1M | Family Comedy When a valuable family painting goes missing, a shy 11-year-old boy must embark on a treasure hunt to retrieve it, and in the process, learns to speak up for himself.

  • Lady of Devices (Television Pilot)

    Lady of Devices (Television Pilot) Budget: $1M - $5M | Adventure Sci-fi Drama Family Pilot Logline: In an alternate Victorian history, a 17-year-old rich society girl's life falls apart at the death of her father and circumstances force her into the London underworld, where her engineering talent as the Lady of Devices is all that will save her. Series Logline: Lady Claire Trevelyan leads a double life navigating the London underworld and British high society. As the seasons progress, she uncovers the antagonist behind the assassination attempts and wars she prevents and reveals the conspiracy regarding her schoolmate’s strange disappearance.

  • The Angry Angels of Chinatown (Alternate Titles: The Abolitionists, Donaldina)

    The Angry Angels of Chinatown (Alternate Titles: The Abolitionists, Donaldina) Budget: $1M - $5M | Crime Drama Historical Other A Scottish American woman and her cohorts take down the most powerful human trafficking kingpin on the West Coast of the United States to save thousands of Chinese slave girls in Victorian San Francisco Chinatown.

  • Second Act

    Second Act Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy Family Music Musical Romance Chris Abbet, American pop superstar, loses his popularity and status in the music world. He is forced to prep a new Mainland Chinese boy band for their first concert or else lose his contract. The boy band’s sexy studio teacher, who can’t let Chris know she’s his number one fan, gives Chris the courage to reinvent himself to make an unforgettable comeback.

  • Mordecai: Based on the Biblical Book of Esther

    Mordecai: Based on the Biblical Book of Esther Budget: $30M+ | Crime Drama Family Historical Mystery Mordecai, a spy for King Xerxes I and secretly Jewish, must expose a conspiracy and embrace his roots to save his king, his queen, his race, the woman he loves, and himself from certain death.

  • Blame, based on a Novel by C.S. Lakin

    Blame, based on a Novel by C.S. Lakin Budget: $100K - $1M | Crime Family Mystery Thriller Irene Moore, a small-town police chief, must overcome personal grief to break up a “super-weed” marijuana ring before the perpetrators or their weed kills another person.

  • Lost Diamonds

    Lost Diamonds Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy Drama Family A lonely, affluent widow who wants to make a difference, takes in four delinquent teenage girls. She must overcome her reliance on rules to help the girls complete their three-month sentences despite the mayhem they cause.

  • Mike and Thunder Dog: Based on New York Times Bestseller Thunder Dog

    Mike and Thunder Dog: Based on New York Times Bestseller Thunder Dog Budget: $1M - $5M | Biography Drama Family Historical A blind man escapes Tower One of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 th with the help of his guide dog and uses his blindness to help others escape as well.

Awards

  • San Francisco Indie Film Festival Screenplay Contest, Finalist, The Angry Angels of Chinatown
    (2018)

  • International Faith & Family Film Festival Screenplay Contest, Semi-Finalist, Ryan’s Treasure Hunt
    (2018)

  • World Series of Screenwriting Contest Finalist, Historical Category, Mordecai
    (2016)

  • Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest Finalist, Historical Category, Mordecai,
    (2016)

  • Cinequest Film Festival Screenplay Contest, Third Place, Donaldina
    (2016)

  • Nashville Film Festival Semi-Finalist, Historical Category, Donaldina
    (2016)

  • Capital Fund Screenwriting Competition, Mordecai
    (2016)

  • The Write Room Grand Prize for Donaldina: Based on True Events in the Life of Donaldina Cameron
    (2015)

  • Kairos Prize Semi-Finalist for Mordecai: Based on the Biblical Book of Esther
    (2015)

  • Nashville Film Festival Semi-Finalist for Donaldina: Based on True Events in the Life of Donaldina Cameron
    (2015)

  • Nashville Film Festival Semi-Finalist for Mordecai: Based on the Biblical Book of Esther
    (2015)

  • Screenplay Finalist in the San Francisco Global Movie Fest
    (2015)

  • New York Screenplay Contest Grand Prize, Television Concept Category for Lady of Devices, Based on Shelley Adina's Magnificent Devices Novel Series
    (2015)

  • Hollywood Screenplay Contest Finalist, Historical Category, for Mordecai: Based on the Biblical Book of Esther
    (2015)

  • Jack London Award, California Writers Club for service to the club
    (2013)

  • Writers Digest Contest Honorable Mention, Script Category for Second Act
    (2011)

  • Writers Digest Contest Honorable Mention, Script Category for Lost Diamonds
    (2011)

  • Houston Writers Guild Honorable Mention, Script Category for Second Act
    (2010)

  • East of Eden Conference Writing Contest Second Place, Screenplay for Cry of the Daughter
    (2008)

  • Writers Digest Contest Honorable Mention, Script Category for Cry of the Daughter
    (2008)

  • Mt. Hermon Writers Conference Most Promising New Novelist of the Year for Cry of the Daughter
    (2006)

Education

  • University of California

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