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Jim Lawrence

750 Emanuel Church Road
Rockwell, North Carolina, United States

Email: Happyjim

Yahoo: Happyjim

Currently, Director of Theatre and Head, School of Fine Arts at Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, N.C. Formerly, full-time faculty member in the Dep't of Radio-TV-Film at Calif. State University-Northridge. Taught TV production and headed the Screenwriting Area. Am a produced screenwriter. Films include, "The Sky Trap" and "Child of Glass," both 2hr. MOW's for Walt Disney Prods. and "Missing Children: A Mother's Story," a 2hr. MOW for Warner Bros. and CBS. At present I am writing novels. I completed two, "Annie's Angel" and "A Killing in Carter County," which I published with publish-on-demand publishers (Xlibris and 1stBooks Library). I am presently working on my third novel, which I hope to place with a commercial publisher.

Interests: Southern folk music and culture; playing guitar, singing folk, country and Southern gospel; reading Joseph Campbell, Nikos Kazantzakis, Thomas Wolfe; working in the garden; spending time in the mountains

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Annie's Angel
  • A Killing in Carter County
  • Nonfiction

  • The Beginning Filmmaker's Guide To A Successful First Film