Talented Storytellers and Content Creators

Terra, Paul, Jane and Lance create enriching content that entertains and challenges our notions of what it means to be human, today. From gaming and film to contemporary fiction and digital media, these community members’ work spans across a wide range of medium. Read on to learn more about each gifted writer.

Terra Clarke Olsen, whose photo heads off this post, is a writer, gamer and content creator. Terra writing has appeared in publications such as Seattle Weekly, Crosscut, and Time.com, and she’s the founder of the blog, Have You Nerd.


Paul White is a freelancer writer, novelist, blogger and poet. Paul writes contemporary fiction and is a passionate traveler and nature lover.


Jane Friedman is a speaker, author and professor who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jane teaches digital media and publishing at the University of Virginia. Jane’s courses are also available online, including a course on “How to Blog Meaningfully and Grow Your Audience.”


Last but not least is the talented Lance Weiler, a storyteller who’s written, built and directed film, tv and gaming projects. Lance writes a column for Filmmaker Magazine called “Culture Hacker” which explores the role technology plays in how and why we tell stories.


Anna Lizaur is a Marketing Manager with about.me. She graduated from the University of Virginia. Anna is fluent in Spanish and can count to 100 in Chinese.