Jule Selbo

Jule Selbo

Jule grew up in Fargo, North Dakota – writing plays and making short films. Her passion for theater eventually took her to Southern Methodist University in Dallas and UNC, Chapel Hill and then to New York City where her plays were performed off-off Broadway, in regional theaters and in Los Angeles; these earned her gigs writing for television and major film studios in Hollywood, both in live action and animated projects. She’s written for George Lucas, George Romero, Lindsay Duran, Aaron Spelling, and Geena Davis.

After twenty years working with a lot of talented professional filmmakers, she began writing about her experiences and craft, got her PhD in Film at University of Exeter and became a professor at California State University, Fullerton, teaching Screenwriting classes and World Cinema. Her books on Story Structure and Screenwriting, Film Genre and history of Women Screenwriters are used in universities across the globe and many of her articles on screenwriting appear in Intellect’s Journal of Screenwriting.

She moved to Portland, Maine in 2018 to concentrate on writing novels – not knowing it was home to some of the country’s most accomplished novelists – and is happy there, being part of the community, sailing with her husband, cooking and writing the books in the genres that she likes to devour: crime/mystery, historical fiction, and women’s fiction. And her daughter’s a comedian…and super funny.

Jule's current fiction includes FIND ME IN FLORENCE (October 2019), 10 DAYS: A DEE ROMMEL MYSTERY Book 1 (August 2021), 9 DAYS: A DEE ROMMEL MYSTERY Book 2 (September 2022), and 8 DAYS: A DEE ROMMEL MYSTERY Book 3 (Coming December 2023).

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10 DAYS: Book 1 in The Dee Rommel Mysteries
Early summer, Portland, Maine… Eleven months after young policewoman Dee Rommel’s mysterious and life-altering on-the-job injury. Her medical leave is...
8 DAYS: A Dee Rommel Mystery Book 3
Coming 12.6.23 PRE-ORDER Available Now!Sometimes it's unclear who deserves a favor... Despite her life-changing injury, Dee Rommel is as determined...
9 DAYS: Book 2 in The Dee Rommel Mysteries
A powerful family will stop at nothing to protect its secrets... Famous astrologist Agnes Sants-Mekler, a member of one of...
FIND ME IN FLORENCE: Book 1 in the Love, Italy Series
Survival means finding the courage to dig deep and find that elusive inner strength… Finding herself at life’s crossroads, always-dutiful...