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Two Performance Artists (screenplay adapted from the novel), 2023

The Occultist (series pilot script), 2021

Rattle Rattle (produced film script), 2020

Dark Silo (screenplay co-written with KayDee Kersten), 2019

Two Performance Artists Kidnap Their Boss And Do Things With Him (novel), Freakshow Books, 2014

Ward (Bravo TV sitcom pilot episode), "Nice To Meet You," 2004

When Gods Speak (screenplay), 2004

Leather (screenplay), 1996

Alice and the Elsewhere (stage play), 1993


"A Maker of Roads," 1993

"Farms and Fields," 1992

"The Sandwich Man," 1991

"Leaving Dover," Spectrum IX, 1989 — Winner of FUSD Writer's Conference, 1989


"Butchers" in Building Bridges: 2008 San Francisco Writers Conference Anthology, Elizabeth Pomada and Michael Larsen, eds., iUniverse, Lincoln, 2008

Love and War: Eleven Poems, broadsheets, San Francisco, 2003

Surrealisme Automatique Poetry Generator, 2002

"Leftovers," RealPoetik, Sal Salasin, Seattle, 1997

"Killer," RealPoetik, Sal Salasin, Seattle, 1996


"Retrieving Your Lost Power," Falcon Shamanic Healing & Magick, December, 2021

"A True Ghost Story," Falcon Shamanic Healing & Magick, February, 2022

"Dangers of Magical Curses," Falcon Shamanic Healing & Magick, June, 2022

"Kidnapping As Art," A Journal of Performance And Art (PAJ), MIT Press, issue 109, January 2015

"Who Was Your First Hero?" Off Paper Literary Journal, 29 April 2014

"Bent Spoons & Weapons" in "Webmonkey Wishlist,"  Webmonkey, 2 December 2005, 3

Performance Manifesto, 2002

"Smith's Sophomoric Manifesto," SF Weekly, 8 March 2000 (writing as Richard Natale)

"Working At Home," HomePC, August 1997 (contributing writer)

"The Desublimation of Silent Containers in Beckett," 1996

"Home Networking Made Easy," ComputerLife Magazine, August 1996 (contributing writer)

"Parallel-to-SCSI: Expandability for Portable PCs," Computer Technology Review, December 1994


2021 — Finalist for The Occultist series pilot script, L.A. Int'l Underground Film Festival

2020 — Winner, Best Original Screenplay for Dark Silo, Burbank Int'l Film Festival

2020 — Semi-Finalist, L.A. IndieX Film Festival for produced script Rattle Rattle

2019 — Semi-Finalist, New York City Int'l Screenplay Awards for script Rattle Rattle

2015 — Best New Voice in Fiction, Silver, Ind. Book Publisher Assoc. Awards, for Two Performance Artists

2014 — Bronze Medal, Best Regional Fiction, Independent Publisher Book Awards, for Two Performance Artists

2013 — Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest First Round Finalist for Two Performance Artists


B.A. in English (Cum Laude), University of California, Irvine

M.S., University of Maryland

Ph.D., Parapsychology, Univ. of Sedona

Global Peace and Conflict Studies Forum Member, UCI

Cross Examination Debate Assocation National Tournament D.O. Finalist Debater/Speaker, Southwest Missouri State Univ., Kansas City, 1990



Films by Scotch Wichmann

Rattle Rattle (Short, 2020) — A hand with a taste for bones gets more than in bargained for. Official Selection at 10 film festivals.

Two Performance Artists (Book Trailer, 2014) — Official book trailer for my award-winning wacko novel

The Secret to a Better Life (Short, 2011) — Directed & shot this short for Elisha Shapiro, America's most famous nihilist

Addicted (Short, 2007) — Commercial for my real coffee company, Meth Coffee

I'm also part of the The Roughhausers writing, producing, and directing team.