Colleen Markley is a freelance writer living in Chatham. She writes a [link:http://www.YesItReallyHappened.com|blog] that takes a comedic and thoughtful look at life. A graduate of Boston University, she studied screenwriting for film and television, finished her first novel last year and is working on her second. She is the recipient of the Boston University Screenwriting Achievement Award, as well as the Blue Chip Award from the College of Communication. Colleen previously worked at Thirteen/WNET public television station in New York City.