About Marcia Zwilling

Marcia's eclectic career in music, film, and television spans three decades. As a songwriter in Woodstock, New York, she signed with United Artists Music, and co-wrote "Once in a Lifetime," recorded by Bonnie Raitt.  

Moving to Los Angeles, she segued into television to run Steve Martin’s production company, 40 Share  Productions, at Universal Studios. Several years later, she accepted the position of Vice President of Current Programming at Lorimar Studios, supervising many of their hit series under the helm of Les Moonves.

After 20 years in the entertainment industry, Marcia moved to Austin, Texas to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in English. She bought her first horse, and developed an idea for a niche dating site for horse lovers. was an instant success, featured on the Today Show, CNBCThe Oprah Winfrey Show, and in the "Particular Hot" section of Entrepreneur Magazine. 

Marcia also served as a campaign manager and political consultant on various local and state campaigns.  Her Op Ed piece," Dangerous Trucks," featured in the Austin American Statesman, initiated changes in both county and city policy.  She lobbied to improve flood plain restrictions after the deadly 2013 Flood, and in California, partnered with actor Ed Begley Jr., to dedicate a parcel of National Forest as open space.

Marcia's true passion is writing.  Her work is included in the Wittliff Southwestern Writers Collection at Texas State University.  She currently splits her time between Austin, Woodstock, and Los Angeles.