Our Writers

Diane Alpaio – Kringle & Scrooge

Diane holds degrees in Psychology and Education and has worked in corporate and university settings in wide-ranging roles including finance, engineering and alumni outreach. She studied screenwriting at UCLA and works full-time as a screenwriter. Diane’s projects include features, shorts and webisodes.  Diane recently completed “Astroslobs”, a comedy feature about a has-been pilot who races a brilliant space engineer to the moon.  She resides in San Diego, California.

Margaret Ricke –  The Three Furries

Also our Co Producing partner here at Greenstem Enterprises.  When Margarette isnt travelling the world or spending sometime in Los Angeles, she is happily at home writing, and enjoying being a grandmom.

Brian Wind –  Darwin Falls

Brian was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.  His passion for all things film began in his late teens.  He’s written dozens of short scripts as well as three features since then.  He has also shot, directed and edited a half dozen no-budget short films as well as a music video.  He enjoys working in all genres, but specializes in horror.

Laurie Lamson – Twin Suns & Come the Spring

Laurie got interested in screenwriting as a film student at NYU.  She worked for small production and other creative companies over the years both in New York and Los Angeles.  Writing assignments on several features for indie producers in Los Angeles include an adaptation of Buzzy Martin’s nonfiction book “Don’t Shoot, I’m The Guitar Man” for Prodigy Entertainment and a comedy with the late Gary Shusett of the Sherman Oaks Educational College.  Ms. Lamson has also co-editor the new book; Now Write! Screenwriting.


Randy Jon Morgan – Always Another Mountain

Randy was born in Livonia, Michigan just outside of Detroit.  After a stint as an assistant editor on many acclaimed documentaries, television series and feature films, Randy got his first break editing on “Cagney & Lacey”.  He earned his first Emmy nomination on the series “China Beach”, and was awarded three Eddies and two Emmys for his work on the blockbuster series “ER”.  Randy has continue working on many of the biggest hits on television including “Law & Order”, “The West Wing”, “Criminal Minds” and “Falling Skies”.  His feature editing career has him working with in television closely with Producers John Wells and Carlton Cuse.  Mr. Morgan’s features included “Disturbing Behavior”, “Graveyard Shift” and “White Oleander”.


Rick Tuber – Always Another Mountain

Rick Tuber was born in Philadelphia.  He hails from a literary family.  Tuber’s father wrote for television in the 60’s.  Both his brothers have earned their living as writers.  Rick has won an Emmy-Award winning editor for “ER”, “The Unit” and “Awake”.  Recently Rick finished editing the NBC series “Chicago Fire”.  In a new form of writing he is writing his first novel on his experiences working in China.


Sharidan Williams-Sotelo – Always Another Mountain

Sharidan is a graduate of USC Film School.  Her resume includes features such as an assistant editor “Lethal Weapon 4”, “Happy Gilmore” and “Tomb Raider”.  She has just completed her work on the Emmy winning editing team on the television phenomenon “Breaking Bad”.  Sharidan’s creative forays are diverse, she is the author of the children’s book, “The Legend of Limpy and Lumpy: Soul Spudsins”.  She is also the award winning editor for the Hulu comedy series “Book Club”. 


Scott Spears -The Dark Between the Stars & Prison of the Mind

Scott has worked in film and video production for over twelve years. He received a MA in Cinema from Ohio State University and has since then shot nine feature films, numerous short films, various commercials, and music videos. Scott won an Emmy@ Award for his photography on the short film “The Birthmark”, which aired on PBS in 1994, and the short film Chekhov’s Gun screened at the Dublin Film Festival to rave reviews. The feature film “A Letter From Death Row”, starring Bret Michaels, Martin Sheen, and Charlie Sheen, which Scott shot, can now be found in video stores nationwide.  Some of Scott’s video work includes videography on the 20th Century Fox comedy short “Sammy: the Screenplay,” starring Jason Alexander and Rob Schneider and “Titanic,” starring Patrick Stewart, which won Best Documentary at the Interactive Academy Awards.


Jay Woelfel -The Dark Between the Stars & Prison of the Mind

Jay has spent his career working in all phases of production and postproduction in film, video, and interactive media. On the strength of his body of work, Jay was selected by the United States Information Agency as one of the six best film students in the United States to represent it at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. He has since then written and directed five features.   Mr. Woelfel won the Interactive Academy Award@ for Best Documentary for “Titanic,” a project he wrote and directed, which is narrated by Patrick Stewart. It is one of five awards “Titanic” has won since its release in 1994. In 1993 he won an OBIE and two Emmy@ Awards for his production of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Birthmark”, which has since aired nationally on PBS. He also edited the Academy Award@ nominated short film “Bronx Cheers” and won a Tele Award for the television pilot “Tilted Television.”   Jay has written and director many of his own independent features including:  “Live Evil”, “Ghost Lake”, “Trancers 6”, “Demonicus”, “Unseen Evil”, “Iron Thunder”, “Public Enemy” and “With Criminal Intent.”


Peter Buback -The Contest

Peter is a graduate of Cave Spring High School in Roanoke, VA. Peter recently received the Clyde Jones Creative Writing Award in Fiction from Virginia Western Community College.  Peter has begun work on several screenwriting projects including ‘The Contest’ for Greenstem Productions.