Synopses & Reviews
There are many books that assist writers with their craft, structure, and formatting, all of which are important. However, there does not exist a guide for writers to understand the evolution of their genre.
About the Author
Laurie Scheer is a former vice president of programming for WE: Women's Entertainment. She has worked as an assistant, development girl, and producer for ABC, Viacom, Showtime, and AMC-Cablevision. She has also been involved in producing digital-based forms of entertainment. Laurie has been an instructor at numerous universities across the U.S. from UCLA to Yale. She is the author of a book about working in Hollywood entitled Creative Careers in Hollywood and her DVD How to Pitch and Sell Your Screenplay has been a perennial favorite at screenwriting events. As a professional speaker, she appears at annual industry conferences. She has served as a judge for numerous screenplay competitions, film festivals, and the International Emmys. She is part of the faculty at UW-Madison's Continuing Studies Writing Department and the Director of their annual Writers' Institute. In 2013 she became the Managing Editor of The Midwest Prairie Review Journal.