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.
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.
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.
New York University
Tisch School of the Arts, Dramatic Writing Department
MFA, emphasis on playwriting with experience in TV writing and screenwriting
Medill School of Journalism
BSJ, emphasis on print with a minor in African American literature and sociology
“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