SJ lives in Austin, TX, with her feisty wheaton-poo, Coco, and travels frequently to both coasts. As a professor in the Honors College at Baylor University, she teaches great texts, creative writing and story design. She earned her PhD in literature at Princeton and studied screenwriting at UCLA.
An EMMY®-nominated screenwriter, SJ is the credited writer of several documentaries for PBS and a feature film, consults on numerous projects, and coaches authors and screenwriters. To book her for a consultation, workshop or other event, contact
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