Marla is a story development expert for people who are ready to take their writing to the next level.
She's worked with writers who have sold pitches to Fox, TNT, CBS, NBC and ABC, have been staffed on premium cable dramas. Clients include writers who have won awards including a Nicholl Fellowship finalist, as well as published novelists. Companies like CAA and Oxygen rely on her skills as a story analyst and for the past seven years she's headed up development for Emmy Award winning writer/director/producer Peter Tolan.
Her adoring fans and customers have said, "Marla's approach has changed the way I will pitch forever" and "She has incredible ideas, tremendous patience, and a true sense of character, tone, and place" While one client called her "a fun, hip, whip-smart fairy godmother."
When She's not reading scripts or selling projects, you can find her indulging in a cozy mystery, working in her garden or out at the ranch on her horse.