Posted by Maria Sadowski Jul 17, Success Stories 0 Heather Shumaker has wanted to be an author since age four, though it took her almost 40 years to get there. Shumaker turned to Critique Services to winnow down the possibilities and refine her ideas.
Ann Zindler, Waukesha, Wis. This one-to-one mentoring opportunity will keep you on track to reach your goals. Working primarily over email, Scheer and her colleagues offer serious, honest, and supportive feedback.
Just Plane Dead features aircraft mechanic Sierra Bauer. Repeatedly wiped of her history, she struggles to answer crucial questions about her past.
Leaving 7 children behind? He died of cancer in April Rose has won numerous awards for her poetry and writing. With a teenager in charge?
Her work as the coastal program director for Arcadia Dunes along the shore of Lake Michigan provided an intimate viewpoint into a community rallying to save their local landscape from flooding and development.
Lance thanks Laurie and the Continuing Studies writing department for their help during his developmental years of writing. The plot of Glory: With nonfiction, everything that happened to the people, the community, and the landscape was in the mix.
Your generous feedback, insight, and support have helped me become a much stronger writer.
Until she develops a mind of her own … Synthia Cross is a state-of-the-art masterwork—and a fantasy come true for her creator. Congratulations, Robert and Angela! This course is designed for those interested in mixing fiction with their facts.
Madison-area author Valerie Biel recently earned a place of distinction in the Eric Hoffer Book Award Contest The final installment in her Circle of Nine Series, Sacred Treasures, made the grand prize short list as well as being honored as the First Runner-Up in the young adult category. Two sequels are due in June of and The tickle room and those pesky legal, emotional, and ethical concerns Funny, like memory, is subjective Just a bit on revision Pesky legal and ethical concerns: The Eric Hoffer Award honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting salient writing, as well as the independent spirit of small publishers.
Here is a summary of the plot of Android Chronicles: The most perfect android ever created is programmed to obey every directive.
She is the author of the self-help book, Note to Self: Creating vivid action and emotion with good scene design A story is a story Managing shifts in time Dialogue tips from the professionals Elevator Exercise: Lance thanks Laurie and the Continuing Studies writing department for their help during his developmental years of writing.
Kudos to Kira Henschel, editor and publisher! Additional support via e-mail and optional meetings are also available as needed by phone.
Rose Bingham, Wisconsin Dells, Wis. Congratulations, Theresa, and to Jacqueline and Joelle!UW-Madison’s Critique Services are open to anyone seeking to continue to development as a writer, prepare a manuscript for publication, or complete a writing project in progress.
For information, visit Critique Services at UW-Madison Continuing Studies, callor email Christine DeSmet at [email protected] A big book sale for Theresa Kaminski and her agent. Theresa Kaminski, of Mount Horeb, Wis., an attendee of the UW-Madison Continuing Studies Write-by-the-Lake Writer’s Workshop & Retreat held every June, has sold her nonfiction book, Queen of the West: Dale Evans, Music, Movies, Television and the Creation of Modern Celebrity.
Attending the UW-Madison Continuing Studies’ writing retreat some years ago was a first foray into such events for Joe Siple, Fort Collins, CO, formerly of Rochester, MN. He reports he put what he learned in Christine DeSmet’s novel section to good use.
This course helps you develop or refine your nonfiction writing skills through 1-on-1 guidance from an experienced writing instructor.
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Emily Auerbach’s most recent book is entitled Searching for Jane (PhD, UW-Madison) is the associate director of the UW Odyssey Project. He has taught writing for more than 10 years.
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