Expert on the writing of screenplays and novels
- Process of writing and marketing a novel or screenplay
- Marketing screenplays to producers, especially while living in the Midwest
- Writing programs at UW-Madison, including "Write-by-the-Lake Writer's Workshop and Retreat" and the "Writers' Institute" conference, plus online courses for anyone
- Member, Mystery Writers of America, Writers Guild of America, East; Sisters in Crime; Romance Writers of America and its Wisconsin Chapter
- Published novelist (mystery series. Screenplay won at Slamdance Film Festival, was optioned to New Line. Author, short fiction.
- Past president and a founder of Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum; founding member, Wisconsin Chapter of Romance Writers of America.