Education: Susan has pursued undergraduate and graduate studies in English Literature, theater arts, writing, directing, screenwriting, filmmaking and memoir writing, at Boston University School of Fine Arts and College of Liberal Arts, UCLA, Long Ridge Writer’s Group, and studied with John Truby of the The Truby Studio, Dr. Linda Seger, Robert McKee and Eric Sherman.
Honors: Susan’s honors include a Writer’s Digest short story contest award for The Kernel and a Carl Sautter Screenwriting award for a dramatic love story entitled Cloudberries. She received the Homberg Award for best commercial of San Diego and an Editor’s Choice Award for poetry
Susan lives with her husband, cat and dog in Southern California. They have a grown son in Orange County and large families on both coasts and in the mid-west.