I decided to take up screenwriting a couple of years ago because I did not realize how ridiculously improbable a career choice it is for a woman of a certain age who has no contacts, no experience and lives in a dinky suburb of Dallas. Wisely, I’ve kept my day job.
I have placed in a few contests, sold a few shorts (scripts, not pants), and had two one-act plays locally produced (by a real theater company, not in my living room).
A third play, A Novel Idea, was produced in Toronto in October of 2015. One of my short films, Copy That, won a buttload of awards during its festival run that year too. Also in 2015, I wrote a series of skits for The Kidd Kraddick in the Morning syndicated morning radio show.
2016 was a rebuilding year. But my pitching arm feels good now, and I’m ready to contribute to the team.
I can be reached at Barbaramcthomas@gmail.com