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James Wolanyk

Freelance Ghostwriter & Fiction Writer

Location:Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
Hey, there. My name is James, and I'm here to help you write the best book of your life. Professionally-published science-fiction novelist, student of the author of House of Sand and Fog, Andre Dubus III. Currently have a novel being optioned in Hollywood. Quick, efficient, and passionate about writing as a craft. I promise not to bite!


"James has been an integral member of our start-up team at His work as our Lead Content Writer is vital in establishing the voice and credibility of our brand. James is a creative and detail-oriented writer ... [he] always meets his content deadlines and his delivered work is compelling and thoroughly edited. James is also passionate about the web publishing business and routinely offers us new strategic ideas to help grow our brand and community." - Andy Peterson (Founder of The GOAT Series, LLC).

"Super fast and knows what i want. Brilliant!" - Mariati Yaya (Ghostwriting client).

BA in English, Creative Writing Concentration (3.89 GPA) Expected May 2015
University of Massachusetts: Lowell, MA

Published Fiction Work
• Speculative fiction novel, GRID, slated for publication through Permuted Press in March 2015.
• Short fiction piece, entitled THE SHUTTLE, received second place in WillyCon’s 2012 Short Story Competition.
• Short fiction piece, entitled THE LIBRARY, appeared in Fiction365, an online publication.
• Short fiction piece, entitled HERE AMONG THE DEAD, appeared in the University of Massachusetts Lowell's literary journal in February 2015.
• Short fiction piece, entitled GLITCHES, appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Electric Pulp.

The GOAT Series (August 2014 – Present)
• Producing “best-of” articles for a large-traffic entertainment site.
• 3-4 entries per week, typically between 2,500-3,500 words.

Freelance Work (June 2011 – Present)
• Editing manuscripts and ghostwriting fiction.
• Blogging posts in technology and entertainment at a professional pay rate.
• Operating a donation-earning blog focused on writing advice and health.
• Extensive SEO content production through various agencies, producing up to 50 500-word articles per week.
Skills (2) Rating
Fiction Writing