Filmmaker Peggy Thompson and book editor Saeko Usukawa have co-authored Tales in the Saddle: Great Lines from Classic Westerns (Greystone, 1997) and Hard-Boiled: Great Lines from Classic Noir Films (Chronicle Books). She once appeared on the cover of BC BookWorld as one of the sextet who penned an advice book about raising teenagers, Don't Say No, Just Let Go (Pulp, 1991) using the collective pseudonym of Maria Von Couver with Nora Randall, Sandra Currie, Mary Schendlinger and Stephen Osborne. Thompson has taught screenwriter at UBC's Creative Writing Department.

[BCBW 2004] "Advice"