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Representation:

Currently represented by Anvil Entertainment. Please request contact information from Writer@DragonUnderGlass.com.


Qualifications:

  • Experienced writer and editor. Please see

  • Meets deadlines and strives to make your life easier.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Background in screenwriting, comic book script writing, and games.

  • Expert in Final Draft, Movie Magic Screenwriter, and several other computer applications.


    Links for More Information:

  • Bio and resume on IMDB
  • Amazon Books and Amazon Author Page
  • Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, and Instagram


    Sample Publications, Productions, and Works for Hire:

    • A teleplay for an episode of Marvel's Avengers Assemble, season 4, 2016 (title not yet released).
    • Ad-versaries, a comic book to be released in April 2017.
    • Script, "The H.E.R.O. Race," for the Herokins series, an Augmented Reality toy involving a wearable character, an app, and an interactive comic book, 2015.
    • Script, "First Class," for the Herokins series, 2015.
    • Script, "Bath Time," for the Herokins series, 2015.
    • Script, "To Go or Not to Go," for the Herokins series, 2015.
    • Script for Bonesaw, an interactive, "choose-your-own path" comic book app, 2015.
    • Two outlines for the animated series Karamella, airing on a TV channel in the UAE, Majid Kids TV, 2015 (series was cancelled before script phase).
    • Three teleplays for the animated series Majid, airing on a TV channel in the UAE, Majid Kids TV, 2015.
    • TV pilot and bible for Star July Productions, 2015 (in progress).
    • TV pilot and bible from an adapted graphic novel for TokyoPop, 2015 (in progress).
    • An Axe to Grind, a comic book, 2015.
    • Grammar for Babies, Book 1: Carlos the Comma. An educational gift book for new parents. 2014.
    • Carlos the Comma. An educational children's book. 2014.
    • Two educational comic scripts written for a Zenescope Entertainment / Discovery Channel book, April 2014. "Shark Biology: Killer Senses, Killer Systems" and "The Reproductive System: Survival of the Species in a Shark-eat-shark World." Discovery: Great Whites.
    • Splash of the Titans, comic book created by Ralph Miranda, Chris Kawagiwa, Stephen Yan, Bopha Louise Sem, Paolo Encarnacion, and Shaene M. Siders. 2014.

    • "Late Night Cash." Rewrite of a short crime thriller script. Rick Foxx, Director. Shaene M. Siders, Writer. 2014.
    • "Prototype." A science fiction/action short and treatment. OA Skywalker, Director. Shaene M. Siders, Writer. 2013.
    • "Storage." My dramatic short sold to A Better Fight Productions. Denver Mendiola, Director. Shaene M. Siders, Writer. 2013. (The produced film was the winner of an Honorable Mention award, Santa Monica Independent Film Festival).
    • The Discovery Channel and Zenescope Entertainment, August 2012. "Lunch is Stranger than Fiction" and "Edestus: Sea Scene Investigation (Sea S. I.)." Discovery: Megladon & Prehistoric Sharks (Digital download). Or hard copy on Amazon (August, 2013). .
    • "Clean Bill of Death." A Frank & Steinway animated short. Wil Panganiban, Director. Shaene M. Siders and Craig A. Siders, Writers. 2013.
    • Role playing game series of 8 books for Silver Leaf Books, 2010-2012.
    • Rewrite of Action/Horror/Thriller feature script for Stormfront Films, July 2011.
    • Rewrite of Horror/Thriller feature for Eastman Street Productions, October 2011.
    • System Design Description and Software User Manual for the video game-based MCIT (Mobile Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Interactive Trainer). For Quicksilver Software, Inc. and USC Institute for Creative Technologies: 2010.

    • The Kingdom Scepter (video game mini module). Writer/Game Designer. (Download available here. Must have Neverwinter Nights with all expansion packs installed).
    • Fundamentals of ClearCase UCM. (Instructional videos, courseware slides, book, labs, and server-based lab environment). Qualcomm Incorporated: 2011.

    • ClearCase UCM Advanced Training. (Instructional videos, courseware slides, and book). Qualcomm internal training class: 2011.

    • ClearCase Quick Guides. (Job Aids). Qualcomm Incorporated: 2011.

    • Developing Software with IBM Rational Team Concert. (Courseware slides, book, and VMWare-based lab environment). LearnQuest: 2011.

    • Project Management with IBM Rational Team Concert. (Courseware slides, book, and VMWare-based lab environment). LearnQuest: 2011.

    • "Read, recycle, and reuse: Reporting made easy with Excel, XML, and Java technologies, part 1." IBM developerWorks. February 16, 2010.

    • "Read, recycle, and reuse: Reporting made easy with Excel, XML, and Java technologies, part 2." IBM developerWorks. March 2, 2010.

    • How to Upload Files in CMS Made Simple. Instructional video. Written and produced by Dragon Under Glass. 2008.

    • ClearCase UCM at State Street. (Courseware slides, book, and VMWare-based lab environment). State Street: 2007. (Developed for training courses at State Street Corporation)

    • "The CS Open Opens Eyes." Creative Screenwriting Magazine. 2007 Screenwriting Expo Special Edition, p. 11.
    • In addition to the publications and productions we have created for other companies, our company's publications and productions have been used by organizations such as NASA, Federal Express, Winn-Dixie, Discover Tech, and The Scriptwriters Network:

    • XML-Based Web Services for Mad Scientists. (Courseware slides and book). Dragon Under Glass Press: 2007.

    • ColdFusion Web Services for Mad Scientists. (Courseware slides and book). Dragon Under Glass Press: 2007.

    • Java Web Services for Mad Scientists. (Courseware slides and book). Dragon Under Glass Press: 2007.

    • Advanced Topics in ColdFusion MX for Mad Scientists. (Courseware slides and book). Dragon Under Glass Press: 2005.

    • Crystal Reports 10 for Mad Scientists. (Courseware slides and book). Dragon Under Glass Press: 2005.

    • Advanced Crystal Reports 10 for Mad Scientists. (Courseware slides and book). Dragon Under Glass Press: 2005.

    • Java for Mad Scientists. (Courseware slides and book). Dragon Under Glass Press: 2004, 2007, 2012. (Sample: Excerpt from Chapter 2, including exercise and step-by-step solutions)



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    Professional History:

  • 2003 to Present -- Freelance Writer and Consultant under the business name Dragon Under Glass. Services include writing, rewriting, production assistance, editing, consulting, and technology writing and training.

    Past and present clients include:

    • Discovery Channel
    • Zenescope Entertainment
    • A Better Fight Productions
    • Director OA Skywalker
    • Quicksilver Software, Inc.
    • Eastman Street Productions
    • Stormfront Films
    • Silver Leaf Books
    • The Scriptwriters Network
    • IBM
    • NASA
    • Qualcomm
    • Federal Express
    • Discover Financial Services
    • State Street
    • Intuit
    • University of South Florida

    Special Skills:

  • IBM Certified Instructor for all Rational ClearCase and Rational ClearQuest classes, including Multisite classes (2003-Present).

  • IBM Certified Instructor for IBM Rational Functional Tester, IBM Rational Manual Tester, and IBM Rational Performance Tester (2008-Present).

  • IBM Certified Instructor for Build Forge since 2009.

    Education:

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha, Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Major in Writer's Workshop (Creative Writing). Minor in English. Thesis in screenwriting.

  • University Honors Program. Graduated summa cum laude, 4.0 cumulative grade point average.

    Awards and Leadership Activities:

  • Judge for the 2014 IEEE GameSig, a showcase of independent video games, 2014.

  • Finalist, The Biz of Screenwriting Contest, 2009.

  • Winner, The Scriptwriters Network Hollywood Outreach Program, 2008.

  • Quarterfinalist, Hollywood Nexus Competition, 2008.

  • Top 20% Award, 2007 Screenwriting Expo Competition.

  • Semifinalist, 2006 Creative Screenwriting Open live screenwriting tournament at the Screenwriting Expo.

  • Finalist, Scriptapalooza teleplay competition, 2004.

  • Quarterfinalist, Scriptapalooza screenplay competition, 2004.

  • Reader / Analyst for the Scriptwriters Network Hollywood Outreach Program and Television Outreach Program since May 2006.

  • UNO Regents and Distinguished (Scottish Rite) Scholarships. Writing awards/writing scholarships from the Millard Education Foundation, Mensa, Beth Ann Brooks Foundation, Agora Magazine, and the Omaha Elks club.



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