Chad Stroup

Freelance Creative Writer & Editor

Location:La Mesa, California, United States
2 Skills
Chad Stroup

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing/Fiction
San Diego State University | 2014

Bachelor of Arts in English
San Diego State University | 2011

Freelance Copywriting and Editing | 2013-Present
• Web articles, product descriptions, original written content, and editing/revisions of existing content tailored to clients’ needs
• Developmental editing and layout of content
Fiction International | Internship | 2012-2013
• Developmental editing and administrative assistance for an established literary journal
Maximum Rocknroll | Internship | 2012-2014
• Editing of album reviews, musician interviews, and long-form articles pertaining to the industry for an established music publication
Custom Engineering Plastics | Shipping Manager | 2007-Present
• Supervision of shipping and receiving department operations and employees, managed departmental accounts, budgets, and other administrative responsibilities
MTS Inc./Tower Records | Receiving Supervisor | 1999-2007
• Management of store receiving logistics, creation of employee musical recommendations and reviews, supervision and training of employees, planning, and other administrative responsibilities

Additional experience
Self-publication of a music fanzine from 1992-1997, recent published fiction in a variety of print and online sources, self-published blog from 2012-Present

Skills Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Blogspot, Submittable, Chicago Manual of
Style 16th Edition, AP style, screenwriting

Awards Graduate Equity Fellowship Grant, MFA Creative Writing Scholarship,
Dean’s Honor List, Employee of the Month awards, Nominations for
the Pushcart Prize and AWP Intro Journals Award, Membership in the HWA

References Stephen-Paul Martin
Harold Jaffe
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing