Sterling Norman Anderson has been an award-winning, Emmy-nominated screenwriter for more than twenty years. He has written for some of the most popular network television shows, such as The Unit on CBS, as well as NBC's Medium and Heist. His teleplay, The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn, received three Emmy nominations and won an Image Award. His extensive resume also includes screenplays written for Lions Gate, Disney, HBO, TriStar Pictures, and Columbia Pictures. A graduate in English from St. Mary's College, he also spent five years teaching screenwriting courses as an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He has written two books on writing, Writing Without Fear (2010) and Beyond Screenwriting (out on Kindle and releasing September 1, 2011 in paperback). The author often guest lectures and panels on screenwriting at film schools and festivals across the country. He has a fifth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and was a winemaker in Napa Valley.