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Staged Reading of A Night In Jail a Smashing Success!

By Heidi Swan | January 18, 2019

The staged reading went so well the actors received a standing ovation! They gave it their ALL. Stephen Lang gave a performance which was painstakingly real–almost too painful to watch while still landing the punch lines. Jamie Landau was the perfect Danny: scared, smug and sarcastic. Karen  Gregan read the stage directions like a pro.…

Stars of AVATAR in staged reading of A NIGHT IN JAIL

By Heidi Swan | October 27, 2018

The amazing actors of the film, Avatar, Stephen Lang and Jamie Landau, starred in a reading of an adaptation of A Night In Jail. Other stars included Cooper Ramsey, Karen Gregan, and Jessica Moss. What a terrific cast! After the reading, we had a panel to discuss the association between teen marijuana use and schizophrenia…

Underrated Reads

Author Interview From Underrated Reads

By Heidi Swan | June 16, 2018

“After reading A Night in Jail, a riveting story based on true events, I just had to learn more about the inspiration for the book and the topic in general.” J.D. Jung from Underrated Reads recently posted this interview with me. Underrated Reads has been so supportive of our novella and it has greatly helped…

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Nice Article from our local paper: The Beach Reporter

By Heidi Swan | May 26, 2018

“Swan is using the book as a platform, having discovered articles that support a connection between drug use and schizophrenia.” I feel so fortunate to live in a community where the local paper is this supportive. K and I have great appreciation to The Beach Reporter for publishing this article.

Underrated Reads

Four Bookmarks On Underrated Reads!

By Heidi Swan | February 22, 2018

“One day, marijuana is going to be legalized and this ‘punishment’ will all be for nothing.” Grateful to receive this rating from the terrific book review site–Underrated Reads! At Underrated Reads, they seek out “literary gems” that don’t have the same exposure as books which are traditionally published. We really appreciate this kind review! A…

The Marijuana Report

Honored To Be Mentioned In This Newsletter!

By Heidi Swan | February 8, 2018

“This is a heart-breaking account of what families go through when a member becomes addicted and is unable to see that he or she needs help to enter recovery.” To see The Marijuana Report newsletter with the article reprinted, click HERE (scroll down, it’s the third article). You can also read the article in the…

A NIGHT IN JAIL A SHORT FILM has been made an Official Selection at the Hollyshorts Film Festival. This festival is held at the famous TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. We are thrilled! Thank you Hollyshorts!