I've been writing for TV and film for 20 years. This fall my first book will be published, "The Lynching of Louie Sam" -- a Young Adult novel based-on-a-true-story -- and I'm currently working on a second novel for the same publisher. But my first love will always be the screen. I currently have a couple of scripts under option, and several other spec features available.
Past Perfect Comedy "Back to the Future" meets "Working Girl" in this romantic comedy about time travel, Madison Avenue... and warming up to cold fusion. When high-powered modern day marketing maven Bridget tries to break up with her physicist boyfriend, Arlen, the two of them are transported back to 1957 courtesy of a malfunctioning particle accelerator. Bridget seeks work at her Manhattan marketing firm, only to be relegated to the typing pool -- but she uses her knowledge of future trends to navigate her way back up the agency ladder. Meanwhile Arlen experiments with cold fusion in his efforts to get them back to the future -- only to put both their lives at risk when he runs up against a corporate America that will do anything to prevent the invention of a clean, renewable energy source.
The Gingerbread Castle Family In this Christmas-themed, family-friendly light drama, a woman's obsession with beating out her arch rival in her church's annual gingerbread competition leads to near disaster when she and her husband realize at the last minute that they've forgotten all about the one gift their Santa-sceptical daughter put on her list. Suitable as an MOW.
Alpha Dog Comedy ⋄ Family An action-packed, heart-warming family film about a rescue dog who needs rescuing. Unemployed single dad Jim Dixon's pride rests on Harvey, the mountain rescue dog he's trained from a pup. But when Harvey loses his nerve after an accident, it's up to 12 year-old Tyler to his self-confidence, along with his dad's. How? By discovering that Harvey has another talent besides rescuing people off mountainsides -- snowboarding!