Stephanie Ann is Stephanie Annis
Stephanie Annis journalist, photographer, screenplay writer, and entrepreneur.
Stephanie holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Management from Cleary University. She earned a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Eastern Michigan University. Stephanie received her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing from Full Sail University. Within three months of graduation, Stephanie’s scripts won several different awards. Stephanie hopes to obtain her MBA through Grand Canyon University; followed by a Ph.D. She dedicates herself to the pursuit of knowledge.
2017 – M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Full Sail University
2010 – Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Mangement Eastern Michigan University
2007 – B.B.A. in Management from Cleary University
2005 – A.S. Washtenaw Community College – Phi Theta Kappa
2003 – Certificate Accounting – Washtenaw Community College
1996 – Valley Lutheran High School – Diploma w/honors
2017 – Action On Film Festival ‘Best New Writer’
2017 – Los Angeles Cine Fest Sanctuary City, Semi-Finalist
2010 – Indoor Gardener Essay Contest Winner & Column for 1-Year
Most recently, August 24th, 2017 Stephanie received an award for ”Best New Writer’, at the Action on Film Festival awards dinner for writers. Action On Film Festival is the largest film festival held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2017 – MFA & Action on Film Festival Winner!
WINNER ‘Best New Writer’ – Action on Film Festival – Aug. 24th, 2017
40th Hash Bash – 2012 Steps of the University of Michigan Library – Ann Arbor, MI
Stephanie’s Cannabis Advocacy started with a small blurb on the Michigan Proposal 1 website in 2008 as Michigan patients launched an initiative to have Medical Cannabis placed on the 2008 ballot. Voters overwhelmingly passed Michigan’s Proposal 1, legalizing medical marijuana.
An essay competition sparked the writer in Stephanie. She wrote a personal piece, a piece she didn’t expect would be read let alone published. Unexpectedly Stephanie received word she won the Indoor Gardener Essay Contest. It was Stephanie’s first experience as a competition writers and winner. The experience inspired Stephanie to consider writing as a career.
In 2010, Stephanie gave her first speech at the 1st Michigan Caregivers Cup. Speaking at the 2012 Ann Arbor, MI Hash Bash was the highlight of Stephanie’s four-year career as a patient advocate. Stephanie’s 2012 40th Hash Bash message was simple, SAFE FREE OPEN MARKETS! In December 2012 Stephanie’s story appeared in Culture Magazine’s Profiles In Courage,
Stephanie’s Story was purchased and published in 2015. It’s available on Open4Cannabis.com. Stephanie’s Story details her experience with cannabis. Contemplating the morals of cannabis, confused by Regan era and Refer Madness government propaganda, Stephanie was filled with questions. Stephanie’s journey from skeptic to cannabis advocate is documented in Surviving & Thriving with Cannabis.
REVIEW-JOURNAL & BUSINESS PRESS HIGHLIGHTS
Max Tappeiner – The Venetian|The Palazzo Business Press Feb. 28th, 2016
Dr. Andrew Eisen January 10, 2016
Rick Harrison – Pawn Stars Business Press October 24th, 2015
Jonathan Fine – Sting Alarms Business Press July 20th, 2015
Southwest Medical Associates Review-Journal December 1st, 2014
Stephanie’s Published Photos are easily viewed on Pinterest.
- Artistic portfolio of screenplays, novels, branching fiction, and more.
- Stephanie’s Story, published in 2015, details her cannabis advocacy.
Stephanie’s career as a content creation writer started over a decade ago. A diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease inspired Stephanie to become an activist. From 2008-2012 Stephanie worked with many fellow activists on the issue of Medical Marijuana.
Stephanie’s career as a content creation specialist has spanned 10 years. With degrees in business and nonprofit, Stephanie spent a number of years writing Executive Biographies and capturing the photographs of Las Vegas’ top executives.
Appearing in several magazines, Stephanie’s past published articles are available for your review here. Stephanie spent many years focused on building a professional portfolio of both journalistic and fictional works. Stephanie’s portfolio of works can be found on www.stephanieannis.company .
Contact Stephanie directly at email@example.com