Wrote and produced the play 'The Divorce of Santa Claus' in high school.
Created the Martian Symbiont series with 3 novels, Been Blued (2007,) Martian Blues (2008,) and Martian Divides (2009.)
She discovered screenwriting after taking a local film course.
Appalled that 'novelists make lousy screenwriters,' Phyllis spent five years studying format, story creation, film genres and other aspects of film production.
During the past year she kept active writing three new spec scripts and giving notes on some of her friends' scripts. Her preferred genres are science fiction and comedy.
Her website mostly showcases her novels.
Unique traits: Penetrating blue eyes, a wild sense of humor and an empathy for most animals, though not vermin. Okay, maybe some vermin, if they're cute and/or friendly.
Been Blued Sci-fi An alien who expects to rule his people reacts badly when his human bride becomes matriarch.
Mating With Humans Comedy ⋄ Sci-fi Haunted by his past, an alien engages in secret and dangerous hybrid experiments to win the contract that will secure his future.
Sparks Sci-fi Doomed aliens believe a Golden Record from an ancient spacecraft offers them a new life.
Unhinged Comedy ⋄ Sci-fi A widowed actor enlists the help of alien fans when his disgruntled agent shoots his girlfriend and attacks the rest of his family.
Rubicon Manor Horror ⋄ Sci-fi In the near future economic viability is ensured through economic equalization of a person's assets upon retirement.