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Diana Dru Botsford Dru Botsford

Diana Dru Botsford's fascination with storytelling has propelled her from one medium to another, as she crafts tales for novels, short stories, theater, television, web series, and film. Along with her dad, she co-wrote the fan-favorite episode "Rascals" for Star Trek: The Next Generation. Botsford authored multiple works for Stargate SG-1’s tie-in universe including the novels Four Dragons and The Drift as well as the Scribe Nominee short story "Perceptions." Her recent short story contributions include "Everything and Nothing" for the 2023 IAMTW anthology, Double Trouble, and "History is Written by the Losers" for the new HERitage anthology.

Botsford created, wrote, and produced the 6-part award-winning time travel web series, Epilogue. As a TV/Film writer, producer, and visual FX producer/director, her credits range from cult-favorite animated series such as Inspector Gadget, Spiral Zone, and Heathcliff and the feature film Pound Puppies & The Legend of Big Paw to live-action projects such as Tales from the Darkside, the CBS series Harts of the West, and Nightgames. Her Visual FX work includes films such as Nightmare on Elm Street VI, Dusk 'Til Dawn, Clifford, and Terminator 2.

Botsford has written and directed for the historic Landers Theatre, incorporating ASL performers as main characters and offering fresh interpretations of family-oriented stories like Alice in Wonderland and Stuart Little.

Books by Diana Dru Botsford Dru Botsford:

Title ISBN Date Publisher
Shifting, Swirling HERitage (anthology) 979-832527-153-3 Bluetrix Books
978-173625-242-0 International Association of Media Tie-in Wri
978-190558-660-8 Fandemonium Press
978-190558-667-7 Fandemonium Press
978-190558-648-6 Fandemonium Press