Screenplay-for-hire for Wyoming criminal defense lawyer

Nick Carter hires Diana to write a new screenplay based on an unsung hero of the American Revolution: Henry Knox who trekked across the Berkshires with a ragtag band of soldiers in search of the mythic cannons at Fort Ticonderoga.

Script coaching + producing NYC reading

Through successive drafts of Tony Canino’s outstanding new play, “The Dark Patch,” Diana advises and guides to the best possible script, and also produces readings in NYC starring well-known professional actors.

JIM KIERSTEAD, Broadway Producer

As of September 2017, Diana’s play “The Dodger,” produced in LA February 2016, has been optioned by Jim Kierstead, noted Broadway producer (Kinky Boots, Waitress, Dream Girls London, Indecent).

“The Dodgers” hailed by critics in LA

“Richly evocative” — LA Times “Full of twists and turns so engrossing it’s a bit difficult to let go of the world once you’ve been in it.”  Young Hollywood Issue, Bello Magazine “Don’t miss this small wonder!” — LA Splash Online “Sure to be one of 2016’s hottest tickets!” — Stage Scene LA “Exquisitely captured.” […]

Screenplay plus TV Pilot

“I’m blown away!” Michele Wilson-Jones, retired Kentucky prosecutor, is all fired up over the screenplay “Three-Minute Man” that Diana has just finished.  Next: Pilot for a new TV sitcom that Diana is writing with writing partner Ben Phillipe.

NEW PLAY COMMISSION November 2014

It’s official! Diana is commissioned by Jennifer Decker, Artistic Director of Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company in Houston, TX, to write a new play based on the true life story of Aspasia, a powerful Athenian courtesan of the 4th century B.C. Deadline for delivery of The Brazen Harlot is March, 2015.             […]

Brooklyn Girl Film Festival Invites Diana to Lecture/Lead Workshop

Filmmakers, directors and screenwriters from around the world gather for the third annual film fest dedicated to supporting and enhancing the careers of women in film. Diana will lecture and lead a workshop for this esteemed audience on Saturday March 29th in a 2-hour intensive called, “Screenwriting: Support Passion with Structure.” For more info, email Diana […]

Men I Have Loved and Other Fiction

Men become mythology in the mind of a single writer and that mythology turns into stories. And so I was reminded a few days ago when I had an 8 a.m. meeting in Manhattan and, rather than struggling with slush and erratic Q train service, decided to stay overnight at the Edison Hotel on 47th […]

Kill Your Darlings

I’m in love with a scene I wrote in my new screenplay.   Picture this.   A short shipwreck of an old bridge, in the middle of nowhere or actually, Queens.  It’s the Francis Buono Bridge and on the other side is Attica.    On the bridge, there’s a Jag hybrid in which sit four gorgeous girls.  The driver is […]

“Carnival Round the Central Figure” published by Broadway Play Publishing

“Carnival Round the Central Figure” published by Broadway Play Publishing