Christine A. DeSmet
Faculty Associate, Liberal Arts and Applied Studies
Phone: (608) 262-3447; email:

Author and scriptwriter Christine DeSmet teaches writing online and in person. She is the director of the annual June “Write-by-the-Lake Writer’s Workshop & Retreat” (with credits offered in a partnership with UW-Madison Dept. of English), director of the fall “Weekend with Your Novel,” and coordinator of “Critique Services” for writers.

Teaching Interests

  • Fiction and nonfiction writing
  • Screenwriting
  • Novel writing
  • Critiques and on-on-one writing instruction
  • Marketing of writing

Programs through the department of Liberal Arts and Applied Studies

Current Projects

  • Novels
  • Screenplays
  • Short stories
  • Stage plays


  • BA, MA, Journalism, UW-Madison
  • Fellowship Graduate, Warner Bros Writing Workshop
  • Member, Writers Guild of America, East
  • Member, Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum
  • Member, Mystery Writers of America
  • Member, Romance Writers of America
  • Member, Sisters in Crime
  • Member, Jewels of the Quill

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