I am a professional writer and story consultant, formerly based in New York City, now residing in Tokyo... which is only an email or Skype away!
I have written or punched-up several produced and in-development features, shorts, and web series. Credits include:
Cowriter, SIAM, a feature-length historical drama currently in development for DeWarrenne Pictures, Tom Waller directing.
Rewriter and Story Consultant, DELHI IN A DAY, a feature-length drama written and directed by Sundance-award-winner Prashant Nair. Among multiple awards, DIAD was voted Top-10 Independent Film by the Times of India.
Cowriter/co-producer, psychological horror RHYME ANIMAL, a short film and web series starring muMs from HBO’s OZ. Awards include Best New Media Series (Independent Film Quarterly).
Rewriter, ALL GOD’S CREATURES, a feature-length horror nominated Best Feature Screenplay at the Queens Film Festival and Hoboken International Film Festival.
I have also written several award-winning feature-length specs including:
MANTECA, an official selection to the inaugural Tribeca Film Festival All Access program, a Sundance Writer’s Lab finalist, and a Project Greenlight top-50 finalist.
SEA OF TREES, a psychological horror that won Grand Prize in the Writer’s Network competition sponsored by Fade In magazine.
DEAD END, a psychological horror and Fade In finalist.
In addition to my produced credits, I have been hired to ghostwrite numerous spec screenplays.
Since 2003, I have been a reader for Coverage, Inc. (Los Angeles) and have provided notes on several hundred features and teleplays, including:
GUN WITH OCCASIONAL MUSIC, by Javi Rodriguez. Adapted from the novel by Jonathan Lethem.
HAIR OF THE DOG, by Reidar Jönsson. Sequel to his Academy Award-nominee MY LIFE AS A DOG.
SASQUATCH HUNTERS, by Jamie Rhonheimer (Prime Time Emmy nominee).
Beyond screenwriting, I work as a story consultant and writing coach for novelists and memoirists. Credits include Cathy Alter's "Up for Renewal" (Atria Books).