Education: Susan has pursued undergraduate and graduate studies in English literature, theater arts, short story and novel writing, screenwriting, directing, filmmaking, and memoir writing. She studied at Boston University School of Fine Arts, UCLA, Long Ridge Writer’s Group. In Los Angeles she has studied with John Truby, 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 are proud grandparents to a wonderful little boy, who with their son, his wife and her daughter live close by. They enjoy large families on both coasts and in the mid-west.