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THE ONION (Features Contributor)

Female Athletes React To Nike’s Revealing Olympic Uniforms, April 2024

Kids' Shows That Actually Had Some Very Adult Story Lines, June 2021

Incredible Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Summer Oasis, June 2021

U.S. Senators Describe Moment They Were Inspired To Run For Office, March 2021

Movie Adaptations That Strayed From The Books, March 2021

Tips For Wearing Contacts, November 2020

What To Do If Someone Is Ghosting You, October 2020

How To Extend The Lifespan Of Your Tech Devices, July 2020

Tips For Online Job Interviews, June 2020

Tips For Making The Perfect Playlist, May 2020

Effects Of Coronavirus On The U.S. Food System, April 2020

5 Things To Know About 'One World: Together At Home', April 2020

How The 1% Are Responding To Coronavirus, March 2020

How To Handle Texting Anxiety, February 2020

5 Things To Know About 'Jumanji: The Next Level', December 2019

5 Things To Know About 'Uncut Gems', December 2019

5 Things To Know About 'PlayMobil: The Movie', December 2019


AQUA TOFANA (Half-Hour Historical Dramedy Pilot)

In 17th century Italy, a mother-daughter duo peddles poison to scorned women who wish to dispose of their abusive husbands. Based on a true story.

*Quarterfinalist, Screencraft True Story & Public Domain Competition 2021*

*Quarterfinalist, Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards Season 6*

*Coverfly Red List*


BABYGATE (Dramatic Short Film)

On the morning of a relative’s baby shower, a married couple must unpack a traumatic incident that changed their relationship forever, and the underlying emotions that linger on. Filmed during July 2019 in Chicago, IL as part of a five-part film anthology exploring the five stages of grief. 

*Quarterfinalist, WeScreenplay Shorts Contest 2021*

AMUSEMENT (Half-Hour Workplace Comedy Pilot)

A Black Shakespearean actress with anger-management issues reluctantly takes a gig at an Orlando theme park, where she creates fantasies for vacationers despite her less-than-magical reality.

*Written for Northwestern's MFA Writing for Screen & Stage Program*

*Finalist, SuperSpecial TRIBE Writers Program*

Contact Daryn or check out her Coverfly if you would like to read more!

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