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Erica - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Poem Writing
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4.0
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$15
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At your service! I am a 25 year old creative writer. I have been writing screenplays, poems, and music from RnB, pop, and Rap since the age of 13. Having a very imaginitive mind i tend to look at a blank sheet of paper as a canvas for creativity.. I have done songs myself in a studio setting and I would love to get my ideas out where they are wanted and needed to others that would love to use...
Houston, Texas, United States
Oystein Wergeland - Freelance Article Writing & Children's Book Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
$30
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Retired marine insurance broker. Graduated from the Institute for Children's Writing in 2009. Have written children's books and one adult self help book about relationships as well as sundry poems. Translated The Art of Living from Norwegian to English. Experience as editor and proofreader. Will supply examples of work to any interested party.
Houston, Texas, United States
Thommy Hartley - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Book Writing
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2 Skills
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I am a budding writer of exciting YA fiction with a keen interest in developing my stories and characters into epic new intellectual properties for the screen. When I'm not toiling away in the land of make-believe, I teach Pre-K and act as Program Specialist for an Early Childhood Learning Facility. I am also a very happy and proud husband and father of one precious baby girl!
Houston, Texas, United States
Naveed - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Creative Writing
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Houston, Texas, United States
Sharon Santos - Freelance Article Writing & Children's Book Writing
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Houston, Texas, United States

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Fouad M. Haidar-Ahmad - Freelance Arabic Translation & Translation
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Fouad Haidar-Ahmad English Department e-mail: fm_haidar@hotmail.com Mobile: 961-03-934785 Beirut, Lebanon Education: 1. Master of Arts in English Language & Literature (The Lebanese State University) (I am through with all the prerequisites for the thesis in 2001). 2. Licence d’Enseignement in Teaching the English Language and the English Literature (The Lebanese State University in 1977) 3. The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 1978 (on-site post graduate courses in instructional system design) 4. The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 1979 (on-site post graduate courses in instructional system design) 5. English for Advanced Students and for Teachers - The University of Cambridge UK 1981 (Summer school) 6. I studied Fundamental Programming in Basic Language in 1989. 7. I received 4 certificates as a Teacher Trainer for all levels 1-12 from the NCRED, The National Council for Research and Educational Development, affiliated with The Ministry of Education in Lebanon in 1998. Work Experience: 1. Advanced Bilingual Instructor (technical and academic) 1978-1993 2. Arabic- English translator Freelancer since 1973 3. Officially certified Teacher Trainer for all English levels (1-12) since 1998 4. Book Program Analyst and Developer since 1998 5. General Coordinator for a chain of schools Academic and Technical from October 1998 till March 2011. • Duties as a General Coordinator: i. Al-Mabarrat Schools NGO (a chain of 19 schools including 9 orphanages)- Beirut, Lb. (July 1998 to November 2010) ii. Supervising educational duties at Al-Mabarrat/ NGO academic schools and the vocational and technological institutes including class observations, teacher training, coordinator evaluation/ books and syllabi construction and review, analytical studies, testing, administrative/ educational report analysis and coordination/ educational archive auditing at schools/ teacher performance assessor (1998-2011). iii. Central headquarters translations for the internet affiliated with Al-Mabarrat Charity Association/ NGO (2006-2009). iv. Central Internal internet mailing system for the Department of Education and the affiliated schools with Al-Mabarrat /NGO (2006-2009). v. A member on the educational administrative body for the Alumni Society affiliated with Al-Mabarrat Charity/ NGO Association- with Al-Mabarrat Charity Association- NGO (2006-2009). vi. A member on the Planning and Development Bureau with Al-Mabarrat Charity Association- NGO (2008-2009). vii. Administrative, academic archive and institutional report auditing throughout my employment viii. English Educational Consultant (Linguaphone, a Bitish company in Lebanon) (2002) ix. Al-Mabarrat Schools NGO– Beirut- English General Coordinator (1998-2010) x. Al-Mujtaba High School – Beirut (1995 to 1998) 6. Teacher Training Center Harat Huraik - Beirut, Lb. (Writing course 1993 to 1994) 7. TOEFL program for senior high school students - Al-Mustafa High Schools - Beirut, Lb. (1993 to 1994) 8. Academic Curriculum Unit tasks in ARAMCO/ 1991-1993 • College Preparation Translation Program Coordinator– Saudi ARAMCO, an oil company– Dhahran Program Development & Evaluation Division: Academic Curriculum Unit. • Test construction and result analyst • Translation program analyst ARAMCO Dhahran Saudi Arabia 9. Advanced English Bilingual Instructor: • Industrial Training Center - ARAMCO, Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia, 1978 to 1990. Duties were preparing employee trainees in both advanced academic and industrial disciplines for college studies. (At the Advanced English Unit) 10. English Coordinator and Middle School Teacher - Ashbal Assahel High School - Beirut, Lb. running the regular coordination and teaching operations. October 1973 to March 1978. 11. English Educational Consultant (Linguaphone) (2002) 12. Al-Mabarrat Schools NGO– Beirut- English General Coordinator (1998-2010) 13. Al-Mujtaba High School – Beirut (1995 to 1998) 14. Teacher Training Center Harat Huraik - Beirut, Lb. (1993 to 1994) 15. TOEFL program for senior high school students - Al-Mustafa High Schools - Beirut, Lb. (1993 to 1994) 16. Academic Curriculum Unit tasks in ARAMCO/ 1991-1993 • College Preparation Translation Program Coordinator– Saudi ARAMCO, an oil company– Dhahran Program Development & Evaluation Division: Academic Curriculum Unit. • Test construction and Result Analyst • Translation Program Analyst ARAMCO, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Workshops Devised and Conducted: • Writer of three workshops titled: a. "Communicative English" (1983, ARAMCO, Saudi Arabia) b. "Values and Morality Contents in the English Books" for Basic Learning (K-12) , Mabarrat Schools, Lebanon) (2009). c. "How to Help Students Acquire the Knowledge and the Skills of Wisdom and Docile Advice" (K-12) , Mabarrat Schools, Lebanon (2010). Publications Translated: 1. Translator of the IT Department Policy Guide at Al-Mabarrat Headquarters/ NGO (2010). 2. Translator of nutrition literature for the Department of Nutrition (2008). 3. Translator of several international joint cooperative projects between Al-Mabarrat Schools Association and international organizations such as the UN, Italy, and Japan (2003-2008). 4. Translator of a manual on hygienic food procedures and standards at restaurants (2007). 5. From 1998 till 2008, I was a regular essayist, an editor, and a proofreader at “Al-Bir” educational quarterly magazine issued by Al-Mabarrat Charity Association NGO. 6. Translator of Al-Mabarrat website materials in 2007-2008. 7. Translator of a book and a DVD on the devastated schools, orphanages, and medical centers affiliated with Al-Mabarrat Charity Association NGO in July 2006 war on Lebanon (2006). 8. Editor "The Gap" (A Writing Book) by Dr. Ali Huseini (2005). 9. Translator of a five star hotel accounting job description manual (2005). 10. 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Writer of an essay on the teaching of grammar to bilingual children in the first and the second cycles (Grades 1 – 6). 6. Writer of a research on the acquisition of fluency in lower grades (KG – Grade 6). 7. Writer of an essay on privatization in the Daily Star newspaper (1994). Skills: 1. Arabic English translation has been a parallel career since 1973. 2. I studied Fundamental Programming in Basic Language in 1989. 3. I also received four certificates in 1998 as a Teacher Trainer for all levels k-12 from the NCRED, The National Council for Research and Educational Development, The Ministry of Education in Lebanon.
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Tera Graham - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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I am an avid reader, fiction, non-fiction, biographies, etc. I am consistently finding errors in actual books, as well as the ebooks on my kindle. I am recently divorced and looking to go back to work, only would like to "work" at something I enjoy doing. I enjoy READING!
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Mathias Lam - Freelance Video Editing & Translation
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$10
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OBJECTIVE To become a film editor in the film industry. EDUCATION -Class of 2017: ----Post Production Technician Program Certificate at Central New Mexico Community College ----Film Crew Technician Program Certificate at Central New Mexico Community College -Class of 2016: Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts at the University of New Mexico ----Grade Point Average: 3.29 -May 2012: Graduated from Los Alamos High School ----Grade Point Average: 3.4 WEBSITE -http://mathiaslam.wixsite.com/lamsworks OBJECTIVE-RELATED COURSES UNM -Media Arts 110: Technical Introduction to Video Productions ----Instructor: Jessie Lenderman (jlenderman@unm.edu) -Media Arts 429.001: Digital Post Production ----Instructor: Deborah Fort (debfilms@unm.edu) -Media Arts 429.005: Documentary Film Production ----Instructor: Deborah Fort CNM -FILM 1003: Basic Film/Media Production ----Instructor: Jim Graebner (jgraebner@cnm.edu) -FILM 1230: Production ----Instructor: Charlie O’Dowd (codowd@cnm.edu) -FILM 1335: Postproduction Editing ----Instructor: Rick Shepardson (rshepardson@cnm.edu) SKILLS -Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, file conversions, iTunes, Quicktime, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Audition, and computer programming in Python -Video editing skills: color correcting, decoloring, chroma key, time lapsing, speed adjustment, cutting, audio synchronization, keyframing, and video size adjustments -Organization skills: organizing patient charts at hospitals and constructing information packets for organ donors and recipients -Music skills: guitar and singing -Sending and receiving mailed packages -Foreign languages: Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) ----Can read, write, and type Chinese. -Translating -Handy with power tools and small repairs PAID WORK EXPERIENCE Translator at The New Beginnings: August 2017 - present Worked as a translator to assist non-English speaking trainees by translating what the trainer is saying from English to Cantonese during training sessions. These trainees are clients of The New Beginnings, and they have family members with mental illnesses. Film Extra: October 2014 - June 2015 Worked as a film extra for a TV series (The Messengers) and a feature film (Independence Day: Resurgence) that were produced in Albuquerque. This job includes arriving on time, getting prepared with costumes and makeup, and following the director’s orders. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Volunteer at UNM Hospital Medical Intensive Care Unit | August - December 2015 Sat at the reception desk with the clerk and performed the tasks the clerks do such as answering phone calls, answering the door, making patient charts, and admitting and discharging patients. Volunteer at UNM Hospital Neurology Clinic | August - December 2015 Responsible for making reminder phone calls and making letters to patients regarding their appointments. Volunteer at UNM Hospital Kidney Transplant Services | August - December 2014 The nurses had me perform tasks such as receiving packages from the receiving department, sending letters to the mailing office, constructing information packets for donors and recipients, filing patient charts into the appropriate cabinets, and making phone calls to patients having them confirm their availability to attend class sessions. Student Volunteer for Service Trip | Spring Break of March 2013 The UNM Aquinas Newman Catholic Center offers a spring break volunteer service trip for UNM students who occasionally attend the church. Performed tasks such as mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms and studies, washing windows, and paving roads. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES -UNM Chinese Language and Culture Club | February 2013 - May 2016 ----The UNM Chinese Language and Culture Club provides a friendly society for those interested in Chinese culture by having them do various activities that are related to Chinese culture such as games, speaking exercises for those who are having trouble with the learning or speaking the language, and calligraphy. People attend the club not only to do these activities, but also to spend time meeting and getting along with new people. ----Worked as a student treasurer of the UNM Chinese Language and Culture Club. The treasurer maintains and handles all financial records, receivables, payables, and budgets as well as giving timely and transparent meeting reports on those said records. -Los Alamos Cross Country and Track & Field | August 2008 - May 2012 ----Earned Varsity letter.
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