STATON RABIN (www.StatonRabin.com and www.ScreenplayMuse.com) is a screenwriter represented by Zero Gravity Management, a YA novelist for Simon & Schuster/McElderry Books with a global audience, and a freelance story analyst and writing coach who advises book authors and screenwriters on how to develop their material for the marketplace. As a screenwriter, she is hired for her skill in adapting IP, true stories, & biographies into scripts with roles that attract A-list actors. Recently, she wrote a feature script based on Alex Rosenberg's novel set during the Holocaust, "The Girl From Krakow", and a TV pilot "Instruments of Night" (based on Edgar Award-winning Thomas H. Cook's psychological thriller/mystery novel) on assignment for Afterglow Pictures & Two Jacks Productions. She's on ISA's "Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2023" list. Staton's original spec script "Saving Mark Twain" is on Coverfly's Red List and is the Historical/Bio Genre Winner of the ISA Fast Track XII Fellowship, a Finalist in the 2022 WeScreenplay Feature Script Competition, the Winner of the Ridgefield Independent Film Festival Screenplay Competition, a Top Ten Finalist in the Historical/Bio Genre for Table Read My Screenplay, and a Top 5 Finalist in Mystic Film Festival Feature Screenplay Competition.

"The New York Times Book Review" calls BETSY AND THE EMPEROR "an engaging novel, based on real events". Her screenplay based on BETSY AND THE EMPEROR is the winner of "Best Unproduced Feature Script" at the Montreal Independent Film Festival, and also won the Festival Napoleon in Paris. Her TV pilot script based on her book is currently the #1 One-Hour TV script of the year in the Family genre on the Red List at Coverfly.

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