Molly Hewitt, author of "Men Are Dogs: In the Best Possible Sense!," grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania and attended Harrison Park Elementary School and Penn-Trafford High School. Sometime, when she was old enough to appreciate it but still young enough for it to leave its imprint, she discovered Southern California and has been in love ever since.
Molly received her BA in Psychology from Vassar College and has studied Creative Writing at Harvard and Screenwriting at UCLA.
She's done a lot of things besides writing - like working as a seamstress in a hot-air balloon factory, managing a videostore, researching the effects of various diets on rats and people, and helping rich “ladies” get their over-priced furniture delivered to their never-to-be-achieved satisfaction - but they aren't all that relevant to an “author bio.”
So here's the stuff about words:
In Boston, Molly wrote a humorous monthly film column for a few years for Stuff Magazine, the Boston Phoenix's Arts and Literature monthly.
She had a short story published in Stuff that got honorable mention in a fiction contest at Boston Magazine. And she also wrote film reviews for the Phoenix and honeymoon travel articles for the Boston Globe's quarterly Wedding Supplement (though she's never had a wedding or been on a honeymoon, but not because she has three heads or anything, just because it took her a long time to find Rover Right, but now she has so she'll keep you posted).
Molly has also been a writer for DisneyChannel.com and for FamilyEducation.com, a parenting and education Web site, and was first Runner up in the 2001 Klasky-Csupo Screenwriting Contest for her original kids' animated series pilot, "Sheer Luck Holmes."
Molly works as a freelance writer/editor/proofreader and as a part time bookseller, which is something she has enjoyed doing in bookstores from Boston to Santa Cruz to Miami, before landing at Book Soup, in West Hollywood.
Molly is a big fan of both men and dogs. In the past, she tended to date Golden Retrievers but is now happy to have found a lovely Dalmatian, Michael.