As a grad student, she created the highly successful USC First Pitch, the official pitch festival for the USC School of Cinematic Arts. As an alumna, she co-created USC First Team, a program that shepherds teams of writers, directors, and producers through development and takes feature projects out to the industry.
At USC, Kam received the NBC Fellowship. She is an alum of the CBS Writers Mentoring Program and Fox Writers Program. She also graduated from the WGA Showrunner Training Program.
Kam has taught TV writing at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and Boston University’s Film and Television department. Her well-received book, The Hero Succeeds: The Character-Driven Guide to Writing Your TV Pilot, introduces a groundbreaking character-driven structure for creating TV dramas and comedies.
Kam’s debut novel, Myth of Crime, is a dark, compelling crime suspense thriller that probes human and supernatural depths. Myth of Crime introduces Victims Assistance Center psychologist Dr. Erika Harlow and rookie homicide detective Carter Hunt. Together, they investigate the emergence of a serial killer who defies the usual criminal profile models.
Kam also collaborated with other women TV writers on a short story anthology, Empower: Fight Like a Girl, which benefits the non-profit Lupus Foundation of America. Her short story, “Dangerous Stars,” features Myth of Crime characters Dr. Erika Harlow and Detective Carter Hunt. Empower: Fight Like a Girl is available from Amazon.
Kam contributed to the second installment of the Empower series Empower: Mind Over Matter, which benefits the UCLA Brain Tumor Program. Her short story, “The Delirium of Dorian Gray,” features characters from her upcoming novel, The Doctor of Dorian Gray. Empower: Mind Over Matter is available from Amazon.
Currently, Kam is developing several TV projects and writing her second novel.