MARILYN FRIEDMAN

Founder
Marilyn has taught writing in the Bay Area and in Los Angeles for the past ten years, including classes at Pixar, Walt Disney Studios, The Writing Salon, and the Southern California Writers Conference. Her essays and op-ed’s have been published on Salon.com and...Read More »


JEFF BERNSTEIN

Co-Founder
Jeff has taught classes at the Art Institute, the Academy of Art, CCA, and Expressions Center for New Media. As a painter, his work has been exhibited nationally at the Kenny Scheacter Gallery, Stephen Wirtz gallery, The Geoffrey Young gallery, and the Catherine Clark gallery....Read More »


KELLY SMITH

Office Manager

Kelly is a star office manager and an accomplished actress. After performing extensively in the LA/OC area Kelly got a BA in Theater at University of Southern California. She then left the west coast for the New York City, where she studied acting and had a taste of...Read More »


ABBEY HESTER

Intern

Abbey earned her Bachelor’s degree from Birmingham-Southern College where she studied both film and creative writing. Right now, she’s working on a children’s book about aliens and a novel about a grieving pyromaniac. She’s from Alabama, and, while she doesn’t have much of an accent, she does use...Read More »