In 2020, I started a screenwriting partnership with Lisa Combs Jern to create original TV scripts and feature-length screenplays. We're inspired by a balance of compelling action and rich character development, and share a love of dramedy, family and crime shows, character dramas, and psychological thrillers. Basically after months of screaming with laughter over darkly funny tales, we decided it was time to share those stories with the world. We're also avid researchers—I'm a former magazine editor-in-chief and she's a former trial lawyer. Never a dull day in our writers room! Read more below.
Welcome to Shady Valley!
SHADY VALLEY is a one-hour ensemble, multicultural dramedy set in Atlanta that revolves around an "idyllic" neighborhood full of secrets. It’s a sendup of America’s surveillance capitalism and a universal tale about the struggle for love, friendship, and individuality.
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