Heidi Ferrer has worked as a screen and TV writer and is the founder of the blog GirltoMom.com, where she now writes about her recovery from alcoholism.
Girl to Mom reaches up to 65,000 unique readers per month in 178 countries.
As a screenwriter, Ms. Ferrer has worked successfully for over a decade. Her first Hollywood "spec" screenplay sale was in 1997, when her script The C Word, sold to producer Arnold Kopelson, (The Fugitive, Seven, Best Picture Oscar winner for Platoon), and 20th Century Fox Studios.
Since then, she has sold and optioned many original screenplays, as well as having been hired to re-write other feature projects, for studios including: Disney, Warner Bros., MGM, and New Line Cinema.
In TV, she wrote for the TV series Dawson's Creek, among other projects.
Heidi’s movie Princess premiered in April 2008 on the ABC Family Channel to three million viewers. It was the top rated cable movie in that month, in the key demographics of women 18-34, and females 12-34.
Ms. Ferrer’s first novel Crooked Love is available on Amazon and is based on the true story of her own young son’s rare form of potentially fatal scoliosis, and a mother’s desperate race for a cure with time running out.
She’s currently writing the story of her addiction and recovery as a memoir.
Heidi lives in Los Angeles, CA, with her family, where she’s passionate about being an advocate for recovery and spiritual growth.
You can follow her on Instagram @RecovHer