Sara was chosen to be one of 8 fellows (from over 3600 submissions) for the 2017 HBOAccess Writing Fellowship. During the fellowship year, Sara is developing and writing an original half-hour pilot under the mentorship of an HBO Comedy development executive. 

Her short script Unreliable Narrators was a Finalist in the short script category of the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards and the Nantucket Film Festival’s Showtime Tony Cox Screenplay Competition, a Semi-Finalist in the Cinequest Screenwriting Competition and the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, and a Quarter-Finalist in the ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest. Her rom-dramedy, half-hour pilot script Get It was a Semi-Finalist in the Second City Training Center Original Sitcom contest and second-round selection in the Sitcom Pilot category of the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition. 

If you are interested in reading Sara's screenwriting work, please contact her via email. saraalizecross [at] yahoo [dot] com 

As the founder and president of Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, Sara has written about the joys and struggles of dog rescue for the Huffington Post. 

Senior Rescue Beagle Knows The Key To Happiness - Huffington Post

How Badass Senior Dog Steve McQueen Spent His Retirement - Huffington Post