WRITING SAMPLES

BASKET CASE (HOUR-LONG DRAMA PILOT)

SAMPLE. Successful reporter Tally Sherman has two secrets: her bipolar disorder and her past. When she suffers a psychotic break and is forcibly admitted to the psych ward in her backwoods Southern hometown, she has to face both of them.

THE THINGS WE DID IN TEXAS (SHORT FICTION)

Set in the American Old West, a young woman travels across the state of Texas to honor her female lover.

BELLY (SHORT FICTION)

After her husband dies in a freak accident, a young widow/newly single mother rediscovers what it means to be alive.

THE INCREDIBLE WINTER OF WATAUGA COUNTY (SHORT FICTION)

An exploration of a troubled family running a Christmas tree farm in rural North Carolina.