Actor, Filmmaker, Author


Diane Sherlock is the author of four novels, Dead Weight (Creative Caffeine), Willful Ignorance (Creative Caffeine), Growing Chocolate (Indie), and Wrestling Alligators (Martin Brown). Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, scissors and spackle, The Citron Review, and Mo+th (Bombshelter), and Bird in the Hand: Risk & Flight (Outrider).

Prior to writing novels, she co-owned a production services company for film and television for 10 years, serving as co-producer and production manager for dozens of TV and film projects as well as commercials, PSAs and educational films. In addition to writing eight feature length screenplays, both independently and in collaboration, she’s written episodes of children’s shows for Saban Entertainment.

Currently, she is a co-founder and editor for AnnotationNation.com, a site for writers to annotate books in terms of craft and maintains a blog on the craft of fiction writing. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles in 2009. Born in La Jolla, California, she currently lives in Los Angeles.