David Lettis is a novelist and screenwriter living in the San Francisco Bay Area.

He is also a former journalist and has published articles in The Motley Fool, The Orange County Register, The Denver Business Journal, and The Colorado Daily.

In addition to working on his latest projects, David serves as a freelance editor and ghostwriter. 

Please feel free to read his work and contact him with any comments, suggestions, or requests for writing assistance.

“I don’t care if a reader hates one of my stories, just as long as he finishes the book.”
— Roald Dahl


Making an American Hero: A screenplay based on the real story of Bill Hillar, who posed as a Special Forces Colonel and faked stories of his daughter’s murder to become rich and famous.

Harris Creek: A television series about a teenage girl and her autistic brother who learn how to communicate with aliens.

Semi-Important American Life: A novel about four generations of Croatian Americans as they escape persecution from Croatia, become farmers, and eventually return to Croatia because of the American recession.