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Kristoffer Martin

Freelance Creative Writer & Screenwriter

Location:Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, United Kingdom
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I'm currently finishing my MA in scriptwriting at Aberystwyth University in Wales, I graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a BA in creative writing, and I love writing fiction. I hope to do my Ph.D on television genre and I hope some day to have my own TV show produced.

Career Objectives

I am a creative, imaginative, and career oriented writer looking to gain more experience in the field of Television Program Production.


University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire
Degree: Bachelor of the Arts May 2010
Major: Creative Writing
Minor: Topical-Eastern Asian Culture; Japanese and Chinese Language, Women Studies
Major GPA: 3.0
Graduated May 2010 Baccalaureate of the Arts Creative Writing

University of Aberystwyth Wales
Degree: (Ongoing) Masters September 2011
Major: Scriptwriting for Television and Film
GPA: Ongoing (currently 1:1)

Awards and Scholarships

Student Support Services Grant, UW-Eau Claire Spring 2005, 2006
Women’s Studies Award Celebration Award of Merit; Fiction Adult at the Age of Four Spring 2009
No Brand Convention Single Advanced Costume Contest First Place Winner Spring 2008

Writing Experience

The Flip Side Press University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Alternative Press, fall 2005 to spring 2009
-I wrote editorial articles discussing a range of topics from metaphysics and entertainment to socio-political issues that influenced student life on campus and in general; working on a biweekly deadline.
-Webmaster fall 2007 to spring 2008, and again from fall 2009-spring 2010; I maintained and updated the Flip Side press website.

The Spectator University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Newspaper, fall 2006 to spring 2009
-Volunteer editorial writer.

Volume One Eau Claire Wisconsin, spring 2008
-Published an interview with the local band Quinn Elizabeth A Bend in the Term Band

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire’s 1st Annual International Poetry Read Spring 2007
-Wrote and presented an original poem in Chinese Mandarin

Additional Writing Experience

English 395; English Festival University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, 2006, 2007
-Webmaster; maintained and updated the English Festival website during 2006
-Think Tank and Advertising Associate during 2007

ENGL 284 Introduction to Theory and Criticism
-Developed a research paper centered on current rights GBLTQS issues in comparison to the play Bent

English 325 History of the English Language & Women’s Studies 396 Studies in Women's Literature ~19 C BRIT AM LIT~
- (Joint paper) Oppression: Social Class Approximation Through Language. A research paper that discusses the Social Class Approximation that correlates with the status of Black English Dialect Approximation to Standard English prior to, during, and after the Civil War.

Projects were completed under the supervision of each courses’ instructor.
Work Experience

Family Literacy of Eau Claire –University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Continuing Education Extension Spring 2010
- The Family Literacy tutoring program is a Federal Work-Study paid position, where I tutored ESL students who are not part of the University or have formal education in English the English language, as well as Math, Citizenship, and general social concepts. I tutored several students three times a week from various backgrounds including; Mongolian, Mexican, Hmong, and Chinese.

Note Taker-Services for Students with Disabilities University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Spring 2009
-The position required the scripting and presentation of notes for a class (Women’s Studies 396) for a fellow student with a disability. These notes must be clear, concise, and understandable for the ease and use of the student.

Sales Associate; Electronics- Shopko Plaza Eau Claire Eau Claire Wisconsin Fall 2008
-Supplied comprehensive suggestions and answers to customer questions about various electronics available for sale in the Shopko Electronics Department.
-Organized for sale, edited tags, and created displays for merchandise.
-Operated the register for sales.
-Cleaned and maintained the department floor.

Housing Department Associate-Front Desk Cashier
Putnam Dorms UW-Eau Claire Wisconsin Summer 2008
-Acted as night security and front desk detail, this included, but was not limited to;
Preparation of food and drink as advertised
Cleaning of the front desk, foyer, and TV room as needed
Answering questions and concerns of event guests

Volunteer Experience
Computer Operations Tutor and Consultation Eau Claire Wisconsin
-I helped with the growing electronics needs of former teachers and professors who are not computer literate.
-I fixed, maintained, and organized computers.
-& I explained basic operation and usage of software, computers, and other electronics, including; digital cameras, USB jump drives, disc drives, etc

Campus Involvement

Member: English Festival Volunteer 2005-present
Member: Flip Side Press from 2005-present
Member: Student Support Services 2005-present
Member: Support for Students with Disabilities 2008-present
Member: No Brand Convention 2007-present

Computer Skills
Mac and PC proficiency
-Microsoft Office
-Adobe Photoshop
-Any Video software
-Any Audio software
-Any Web browser
-Java Script

Additional Hobbies and Skills

I am: an accomplished chef, self taught over the last fifteen years, a props designer and engineer, sword and armor smith, and costumer. I play the flute and I’m learning violin in my spare time. I’ve practiced martial arts for nearly twenty years and I’m a master of fencing, kenjutsu, and kung fu.
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Creative Writing