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Christine DeSmet is a screenwriter, novelist, and writing teacher and critique coach. She also writes plays and short stories. Her true-story film script “Chinaware-Fragile” was the winner of a past Slamdance Film Festival contest and optioned to New Line Cinema. With co-writer Peggy Williams, Christine has optioned other screenplays and placed high in national contests.
She's a fellowship graduate of the Warner Bros. Sitcom Writers Workshop, a past officer of Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum, member of Romance Writers of America and Writers Guild of America, East. Her romantic suspense novel, Spirit Lake, is an award-winning novel for publisher Hard Shell Word Factory. Her short stories are in anthologies published by Whiskey Creek Press, including a new Christmas anthology due out in 2011. She has a master's degree in journalism from UW-Madison and grew up on a farm near Barneveld, WI.
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Laurie Scheer is a published author, her book Creative Careers In Hollywood and her DVD How To Pitch and Sell Your Screenplay have helped mentor the next generation of media professionals for nearly a decade. Laurie has been a professor at universities across the US and professional speaker. She is currently researching and navigating the landscape of writing for the Web, creating a number of new courses for writers who are migrating from print to web based platforms.
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Bridget Birdsall is an author, artist and teacher. Bridget recently joined the UW-Madison’s Division of Continuing Studies team, where she’s thrilled to have the opportunity to help other writers get their words out in the world. Bridget Birdsall will share her story of the often frustrating and circuitous route of landing a New York literary agent through self-publishing her first book, Ordinary Angels.
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