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Tina P. Schwartz

Freelance Article Writer & Children's Book Writer

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Location:Grayslake, IL, Illinois, United States
Phone: 8477026945
Website: http://www.tinaPschwartz.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/tinapschwartz
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336 BELLE COURT • GRAYSLAKE, IL • 60030
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TINA P. SCHWARTZ
EXPERIENCE
1998 - Present Self-Employed Grayslake, IL

Writer, Public Speaker, Guest Lecturer
Continue to write and market manuscripts for middle grades, teens and young adults. Negotiate contracts for books. Continue speaking engagements at several local colleges all around Illinois and Wisconsin, from as far North as Waukesha, WI and as far South as Joliet, IL. I teach several on-line writing classes at www.tinaPschwartz.com. Freelance contributor to: www.Patch.com, a Subsidiary of AOL, (Hinsdale, IL Patch & Grayslake, IL Patch)

2008 - 2011 NextMedia, LLC Waukegan, IL
Marketing Consultant
Research markets and write proposals for clients’ marketing campaigns; Sell Advertising Air-Time; Write ad copy and do voice over work (for radio broadcasts) for eleven stations throughout Lake County, IL and Kenosha, WI.

PUBLICATIONS:
DEPRESSION: The Ultimate Teen Guide (Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD, forthcoming 2014)

REEL IT IN, Six book series on fishing (Rosen Publishing/Power Kids Press, New York, NY, forthcoming 2012)

WRITING & PUBLISHING: The Ultimate Teen Guide (Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD, 2010)

ORGAN TRANSPLANTS: The Ultimate Teen Guide (Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD, 2005)

MOTOCROSS FREESTYLE (Capstone Press/Edge Books, Mankato, MN, 2004)

ORGANIZATIONS
2011 – Present
Toastmasters International

2003 – Present
Member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI)
Co-Rep of local chapter of SCBWI (Chicago, IL/Far North Suburbs) for two years.

EDUCATION
1998-2002 Institute of Children’s Lit. West Redding, CT
Two Diplomas – Writing for Teens & Children

1991 Columbia College Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts - Marketing Communication/Advertising Emphasis
Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point (85 wpm)