Ira Heinichen

Ira Heinichen is your SciFi guy.

Hailing from Los Angeles, Ira is a published fiction author, avid reader, podcaster for over a decade, and 15-year veteran of the TV/Film Industry. He currently writes and works as a video editor for Netflix. His podcast “Film School” is a weekly show with partner filmmaker Joshua Mclenney that dives into the AFI’s list of Top 100 movies and general discussion around the Creative Life. Ira graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a degree in Theater Acting, and is a certified Story Grid Editor under the training and supervision of Shawn Coyne.

Ira primarily writes and edits science fiction. His strengths as an editor or coach lie with crafting stories that have that irresistible page-turning narrative drive and crafting compelling characters that suck you into the story. ‘Story is the great obsession of my life,’ he says. ‘Every story reflects some aspect of what it means to be human. What does your story have to say?’

You find Ira’s books, services, podcasts, and daily blog entries at iraheinichen.com

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