Sharman MacDonald is a former actress and is now a successful playwright, screenwriter and novelist. Sharman gave up acting to write, her plays include the award-winning When I Was A Girl I Used to Scream and Shout, The Brave, When We Were Women, All Things Nice, Shades, The Winter Guest, Sea Urchins, After Juliet, The Girl With Red Hair and Broken Hallelujah. Her two novels are The Beast and Night Night. Her screenplays include Wild Flowers, The Winter Guest and The Edge of Love.