Biography: Maura is an American soap opera writer. Her first job started in 1984 when she joined the crew of "Ryan's Hope" as a script writer and held the position until 1986. In 1989, Maura joined the crew of "Days of our Lives" as the Script Writer and Associate Head Writer and stayed with the show until 1997. She then had a brief stay at "Port Charles" in 1997, and another double duty as the Script and Associate Head Writer for "Another World" during 1998-1999. In 2000, she had one more brief job at "Guiding Light" as a script writer, and then she returned to "Days of our Lives" in 2000 and stayed until 2002. She hasn't been working on daytime since then.