Dale has finished production work on her 4th short film, The Dinner Guest. This time, in addition to writing and producing, she also directed. It is currently being submitted to film festivals. Check back here often to see where it will be screening.

Dale's third short film, Unintended, starring the amazing Jeff Perry (from the TV show Scandal) as well as the talented Jane Hajduk, has also completed production and is being submitted to festivals. Dale was writer/co-producer on this film.

Dale has expanded her teaching. Besides her yearly stint at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference, she will be presenting two workshops at the prestigious San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference in Mexico in February 2018. She will also be teaching writing classes at Santa Barbara City College Center for Lifelong Learning, starting in the fall 2017. To register, go to thecll.org. Check out her teacher profile and class videos here.

Two of the songs from Dale's play with music, Blue Jay Singing in the Dead of Night, ("Radio Man" and "Plays with Matches") have been named Finalists in the Great American Song Contest. Competition was tough, there were over 1700 entries from around the world! To listen to the songs, click here.