Diane Sherlock is the author of Write To Be Heard (Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas) as well as three other novels, Dead Weight, Growing Chocolate, Willful Ignorance, and the upcoming Wrestling Alligators. Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, The Citron Review, scissors and spackle, Mo+th (Bombshelter), Present Tense, and Bird in the Hand: Risk & Flight (Outrider). She co-founded AnnotationNation.com and has a blog on writing. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles in 2009. She was a 2011 nominee for the Pushcart Prize and a finalist for the Artsmith Literary Prize. Her flash fiction piece, The Green Bench, has been used in workshops, including the 2012 Wesleyan Writers Conference. She has also written a number of screenplays. Her latest, No Good Deed, was a finalist in the Austin Film Festival and the Sundance Table Read Your Screenplay contests. She is on the advisory board for the Roar Shack reading series in Los Angeles.
Born in La Jolla, she grew up attending performances at San
Diego's Old Globe Theater every chance she got. She received her
B.A. cum laude in Drama from the University of California, San
Diego, studying with Eric Christmas, Frank Condon, Frantisek Deak,
Mary Corrigan, among others. She is currently studying improv at IO
West, returning to acting after a hiatus to raise her
She previously co-owned and managed a production services firm. In addition, she worked as a freelance writer for several production companies and served as producer and production manager for film and TV. She currently lives in Los Angeles and is an honorary Masai after a 2011 trip to the Masai Mara. She is also an avid Notre Dame Football fan. Go Irish!
You may email me at writedaily(at)gmail(dot)com
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