Laurie Lamson

Laurie is a seasoned writer and creative collaborator who thrives on the challenge of helping tell great stories.

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Top skills:

• Filmmaking background provides deep understanding of writing for the screen, from PSAs and short educational scripts to feature screenplays.

• Creative adaptation of book to screen.

• Providing the polish to any text: strong ability to revise and tighten sentences for increased clarity and readability.  Intuitive sense of grammar.

• Solution-oriented and learn from every experience.

Passion for empowering the creativity of others:

• Extensive experience consulting, coaching, editing, proofing for screenwriters and authors.

• Edited three writing exercise anthology books in the Now Write! series.

• Hosted telecons for International Screenwriters Association for three years.

• Developed and taught creative writing workshops for at-risk teen girls through Free Arts for Abused Children.

Current projects:

• Working with Goddard Entertainment who optioned a TV project – Laurie’s adaptation of three historical novels by Jeane Slone.

• Wrapping up a series of 30 short video and radio scripts for the U.S. Army SHARP department (Sexual Harrassment/Assault Response and Prevention.)

 

Laurie with Danny Glover at the 2017 Pan African Film Festival