Susan Kouguell, award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker, is the author of Savvy Characters Sell Screenplays! A comprehensive guide to crafting winning characters with film analyses and screenwriting exercises and The Savvy Screenwriter: How to Sell Your Screenplay (and Yourself) Without Selling Out! Recent publications include her monthly screenwriting column in NewEnglandFilm.com, a chapter in NOW WRITE! Screenwriting: Exercises by Today’s Best Screenwriters, Teachers and Consultants. Kouguell teaches screenwriting and film at Tufts University, and presents international seminars.