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Our Teachers

The Muse's instructors are all working writers and published authors who have taught courses at colleges, universities, and other community organizations. Read our teachers’ biographies and see what classes they are currently teaching.

Diane Fine



Diane Fine

Diane Fine has been a professional screenwriter and "script doctor" in Hollywood for over 20 years. Her credits include Storm starring Martin Sheen and Luke Perry, Firetrapstarring Dean Cain, Lori Petty and Mel Harris, Art Heist starring Ellen Pompeo and Billy Baldwin, and Purgatory Flats starring Brian Austin Green, Nick Turturro and Gregg Henry. The BET movie-of-the-week she co-wrote, Fire & Ice, starring Kadeem Hardison and Lark Voorhies, was one of the highest-rated MOW's in BET's history and was nominated for an NAACP Image award. A graduate of USC's School of Cinematic Arts, she has taught screenwriting, creative writing and elements of storytelling to children, teens and adults in Los Angeles. After recently relocating to Norfolk, she currently teaches Screenwriting as well as Film Production at Old Dominion University.

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