Screenwriter Richard Finney is a member of the Writers Guild of America who has worked with such major studio talent as Steven Spielberg and George Clooney. He has written the Professional Screenwriter Book Series which includes "19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriters," "20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriters," and "16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters."

Richard is also an Independent film producer who has produced twelve movies starring such actors as Academy Award winning actress Melissa Leo, Katherine Heigl, Giovanni Ribissi, and Adam Goldberg.

He resides in Southern California because this is where his three dogs have decided they want to live.