Nicole Maharaj

Freelance Blog Writer & Writer

Location:Brampton, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
I've been writing fiction since 2000, I've always loved to write and have spent a year at york doing Professional writing, and then the year after that in the English program at York university. I am now in Sheridan College studying Journalism. I'm currently working on a gothic fantasy novel that is set in a modern day club and a realm I call Vemos, which is my take on hell. (Very Victorian!)

Qualifications Summary
• Two years experience, as a staff writer/photographer for the Sheridan Sun
• Experience using Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Dreamweaver, iMovie, iPhoto
• Highly organized and extremely efficient
• Self-motivated, works well in team or independently with minimal supervision

Professional Experience

Sheridan Sun 2010-Present
Staff Writer / Photographer
Layout Editor
• Worked in the newspaper in print and online.
• In print I worked as a news writer /photographer
• Layout editor in both print and online
• Shot and edited videos
• Did videos for different articles
• Managed a blog for the online publication

Wayson Choy Creative Writing Workshop 2004-05

• Wrote for a seminar workshop in high school with a select number of students
• Got a short story and poem published in the English textbook for the year of 2005-06

Education & Training

• 2010-present
Print Journalism
Sheridan College
Staff writer/photographer, layout designer, blog content

• 2010
English BA
York University
Studied literary constraints, Rhetoric, Persuasive writing, and genres including Greek Mythology, and Horror and Terror from the first gothic novel to Dracula.

• 2008
St John Ambulance

Technical Skills

• MS office
• Adobe Indesign
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Dreamweaver
• iMovie
• Garage Band
• iPhoto
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing