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Professional Summary

 

 

 

An innovative professional writer and editor with more than 25 years of extensive experience in the literary environments, particularly in the dramatic arts, publishing, journalism, and advertising industries. Her expertise is story structure, character development and editorial management with the ability to flip creative ideas into solid, producible media. 

Skills

Project Management    Staff Management     Vendor Management 

 Dramatic Writer  Technical Writer  Content Creator 
Copy Editor   Story Editor  Researcher

Story Consulting Experience

2020 to present

Playwright in Residence, Warehouse Performing Arts Center

Give It Legs Playwrights’ Workshop: Originated and facilitated comprehensive women’s playwriting workshop in North Carolina designed to push professional writers’ work to the next level of development. 

2018 to present

Teaching Artist, Davidson Community Players

Junior & Senior Ensembles: Exposed students to theatre etiquette, stagecraft, acting basics, playwriting and storytelling craft. Produced three dramas, one musical, and one original monologue series.

2015

Co-Author/Writing Coach & Editor, Our Voices, LLC

Moss-Woods, Janice Revetta, Velma J. Hawkins, and Nichole M. Palmer. Standing in the Gap: Power of the Prayer Line. Bloomington, IN: West Bow Press, A Division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan. Print. 

Education

1998

New York University

Tisch School of the Arts, Dramatic Writing Department

MFA, emphasis on playwriting with experience in TV writing and screenwriting

1992

Northwestern University

Medill School of Journalism

BSJ, emphasis on print with a minor in African American literature and sociology

Creative Core...

“I believe in being naked on the page. I believe in being a writer who has something to say that challenges, entertains and inspires my audience. I enjoy telling simple stories about complex characters from different walks of life. And, I can do so with honesty and integrity.” 

 

— Nichole M. Palmer