Studied with Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cunningham, author of 'The Hours', and has worked as a freelance journalist and television writer.
Taught screenwriting and memoir classes in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Jan, a volunteer EMT, was the first of the scene of her cousin, Christa Worthington's murder that took place in January of 2002 in Truro, Mass. she testified against the man accused of the murder, who was later found guilty.
Lives on Cape Cod and is working on a mystery novel set in the fishing world of Provincetown. [September 2008]