Writing Samples


Girls - "Pad Magazine" Spec Script 

Hannah applies to be a writer for a feminist magazine but runs into trouble when she has to get Adam to sign off on an article. Meanwhile Shoshanna has an argument with Ray about Marnie.



A Chance To Speak shines light on homelessness at U of S screening

Saskatoon’s homeless population was the centre of attention at a Sept. 3 University of Saskatchewan screening of the documentary A Chance to Speak, which examines the dire effects of poverty right here in our city.

Director and producer Vernon Boldick took coffee orders at the screening and Chris Moyah, one of those featured in the film, jokingly ordered a Pepsi and a meal to go with it. The sense of camaraderie between everyone was palpable and it was clear that they’d spent the last six months working on the film together. Then, the lights went down.


Animated series White Ninja has roots in the Sheaf

White Ninja, Kent Earle and Scott Bevan’s absurdist comic strip that ran in the Sheaf for four years, is now being resurrected on the popular video messaging app Vine.

Vine is launching White Ninja as its very first serialized project. Two Vancouver-based production companies, North of Now Films and Whiskaye Films, will produce the series.

Film Writing

“One Wish” — screenplay by Samuel Rafuse, story by Dawn Bird & Bill Marshall (in development)

“Loaded” — screenplay by Mark Dieter and Samuel Rafuse (in pre-production)

Story Editing

“Pound for Pound” — screenplay by Dennis Bailey

“Mother of the Year” — screenplay by Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir 

“Fangs” — YA fantasy novel by Chelsea Sudgen

Click here to read a sample report for a feature film script

Television Writing

“Breaking the News” — sample of original television pilot

“Modern Family” — spec script


Greystone Theatre starting out strong with an imaginative comedy

Student loans prove a tough reality to navigate

Louis’ is still the place to be at the U of S

Student mental health suffers from silence

D’Lish Cafe hosts delightful live reading series

’Til five years from now do us part

Saskatoon shares love of vinyl at record fair