Bio

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Journalism
Author – automotive non-fiction book _ Porsche 911 Performance – HP Books/Penguin Group.  Pub date: Aug. ‘06
Freelance magazine writer: 1996-Present
…..RV Magazine, European Car Magazine, Road & Track, Excellence, Sports Compact Car,Grassroots Motorsports,
Reporter/Calendar Section Editor – Los Angeles Times Newspaper; 1984-1996
Fiction
Novels
The Hong Kong Sanction – Pinnacle Books, 1997
The Hong Kong Papers Pinnacle Books, 1989
Truk Lagoon – Pinnacle Books, 1988
Screenplays
“Woolly” –  Best Screenplay, Telluride IndieFest, 2003; Scr(i)pt Magazine/Benderspink Open Door Contest, Finalist, 2003;  Writer’s Digest Writing Competition, Honorable Mention, 2002
“Sisters On The Wing” – Quarter-finalist, CineStory Screenwriting Awards
“Monopoly – Best Screenplay, USC Donald Davis Screenwriting Awards
Television Production
Writer/Story Producer – “In Search for Goldens”  Shows 1 & 2/FourWheelerTV – Primedia/Outdoor Channel
Writer/On-Site Coordinator – “DARPA – Grand Challenge”  Segment/FourWheelerTV – Primedia/Outdoor Channel
Writer/2nd Unit Director/Post-Production – “ULTIMATE STREET CAR CHALLENGE 3” A DVD production of Sports Compact Car Magazine
Writer/Producer/Voice Talent – “FROM THE PITS – TEAM AASE”
A 30-minute documentary about the trials and turmoil of amateur Porsche club racing
Public Relations
Writer – “50 Years of Philanthropy” Toyota Motor Cars – in-house video
Teaching
Novel Ideas – Orange Coast College – Writers Workshop – 1988
Education & Affiliations
USC – Masters of Professional Writing
USC – BA – Journalism
USC – BS – Biology
Writers Guild of America, West
PEN WestPoets, playwrights, essayists, editors and novelists
MPGMotor Press Guild