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Michael Commerford - Freelance Song Writing & Singing
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Cheyenne, WY 82007 E D U C A T I O N Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara Doctor of Medicine 1970-1975 Dissertation: "Deteccion de Alpha 1 Alfafetoproteina en el Diagnóstico de Abceso Hepático Amibiano" Finished with Honors, Sixth in a class of 602 Wright State University BS Biology 1968-1970 Piqua Central High School Graduated 2 in class of 600 1966-1968 College Preparatory Core Program Electives in French, Spanish and Latin, Public Speaking Served as V.P. of Production in Junior Achievement Program A WA R D S/ACCOMPLISHMENTS National Honor Society 1966 – 1968 American College of Critical Care Medicine 1977-78 member FAA Private Pilot Cert Single Engine Land/Instrument - 1982 Field Station Intelligence Citation - 1984, Central Intelligence Agency WO R K E X P E R I E N C E •Liberty's Torch, Cheyenne, WY, Contributing Editor. July 2011-Current •Pannika Productions, Senior Partner - Bi-lingual editing and translating services. 1999-Current. 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English-language format. From 2001 to 2004, it was Guatemala’s highest-rated talk show (in ANY language). Production of the show ceased when the family owning the 50-station corporation entered a legal dispute on corporate ownership/manangement issues. •Radio Infinita FM 100.1, S.A. Guatemala City, GT Host/Producer of the Breakfast Show. 1995-2001 Began, produced and co-hosted Guatemala’s first Radio talk and opinion show. English-language format. From 1997 to 2001, it was Guatemala’s highest-rated show (in ANY language). •NOTINET, S.A. Guatemala City, GT Co-Owner/Managing Editor 1994-2001 The company was created for 3 specific objectives: 1.- Creating of a print-version English-language newspaper, The Siglo News, targeted at the local ex-pat community; 2.- Creation and operation of Corporación de Nociticas’ net-based communications and information systems; 3.- Design and publication of Internet-based versions of Siglo Veintiuno and Siglo News. 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Joanne Tuten - Freelance Business Writing & Article Writing
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Joanne Tuten Work Experience May – 2013 Present Dogwood Center Restoration of Ministry, Director, Chocowinity NC. Job Title: Marketing and Development Specialist for a Nonprofit Organization. Plan volunteer services, strategic planning, and fund development initiatives. Completed compliance and verification on going departmental systematic root causes problem. Develop a strong pipeline of new customers and projects in accounts through direct or indirect customer contact and prospecting. Strategically executed marketing environmental external and internal ecological systems; for customer data that enables the building of effective customer satisfaction. Produced lead reports and documents important customer opportunities; ensures action is taken and leads are followed through. Provided input into strategic marketing activities for new products and enhancements to existing products based on customer needs. 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Michael Anello - Freelance Writing & Article Writing
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MICHAEL T. ANELLO 15415 SKYLINE DRIVE PHONE: (908) 892-9909 DUMFRIES, VA 22025 michael.anello08@gmail.com http://michaelanello.wordpress.com/ CAREER ASPIRATION: To obtain a position as a Multimedia Journalist. EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts – Journalism May 2011 Rowan University - Glassboro, NJ GPA: 3.6 – Dean’s List - Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society EXPERIENCE: SCORE Atlanta – Atlanta, GA May 2010 – August 2010 Intern – Sports Reporter/Writer • Reported on Atlanta-area professional, college, and high school athletics. • Wrote feature articles for Atlanta Falcons This Week. • Interacted with writers, editors, and production staff. • Fulfilled multifaceted duties that included researching, fact-checking, proofreading and headline writing. • Connected with 36 high school coaches and generated an extensive preview of their football teams. NBC 10 – Philadelphia, PA January 2010 – April 2010 Intern – Assignment Desk • Interact with anchors, writers, producers, and production staff. • Contact fire and police departments, public affairs, and hospitals to update information on current stories. • Sort and deliver news scripts and other data to appropriate staff. • Utilize online news applications. • Field phone calls from reporters, staff, and the public. Rowan TV – Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ August 2007 – May 2011 On-Air Sportscaster • Performed Play-by-Play and Color broadcasting of various Rowan Sports – soccer, basketball, field hockey, and hockey. • “All Access with the Profs” TV Show – Participate in round-table discussion of campus sports and conduct interviews with players. • Experience operating teleprompter and various television editing and production equipment. Rowan Radio – WGLS-FM 89.7, Glassboro, NJ August 2009 – May 2011 Broadcaster • Performed Play-by-Play and Color Commentary for soccer, basketball and baseball. • Recorded voice-overs and audio files for future airing. • Host “The Music that Matters” and “Microgroove” shows. • Experience with engineering and all other aspects of radio production. The Whit – Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ August 2008 – May 2011 Staff Writer - Sports • Report on campus sports – soccer, swimming, diving, volleyball, track, lacrosse, and baseball. • Provide opinion and editorial pieces.
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Andrea McKinney - Freelance Book Writing & Blog Writing
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Andrea McKinney Portfolio Andrea is a passionate Creative Writer who is always excited to start a new project. . Building projects from scratch for over 30 years has given the expertise needed to accomplish quality products. All projects are original. All the created charts and proposals make my clients very happy. She has included several samples of her work in this Portfolio. As a goal, securing a full or part time position in Creative Writing, is what she is pursuing. Her writing skills are exceptional for all work projects. Researched and compiled data will put your needs into a finely finished product. For more than 30 years Andrea has been writing and making spreadsheets. She thrives on this type of work, she will do her best for every party. Her skill to create from scratch based on data researched is one of her strong suits. She is very diligent about her projects, making sure to meet all deadlines. Her ability to create a project with creativity is truly a gift. Her work will meet with the job requirements within the scope of work. She is able to create anything you would like from her own research and it will be an original document. She does not plagiarize. Her feeling is, if she hasn’t written the project, then she should not be paid for it. She is open to all genres, and only need simple instruction and the basic data to create an original product. Andrea McKinney Biography As a child, Poetry was an outlet for me. The creativity feeling is overwhelming at times, as in it makes me write when feeling this way and it is often. When the feeling comes, poetry flows out very well. Many of my readers are moved by my poetry. Creative writing is a skill that I excel at. I wrote a book about my life and mental illness. It covers a multitude of information on how mental illness is developed to how to treat it. It covers the pitfalls of the illness of Bipolar Disorder. It is 160,000 words and 42 chapters long. It was praised as well written by readers. Out in the work force, I secured positions in bookkeeping and accounting. Spending 15 years in the bookkeeping/accounting field, I gained a lot of experience in the financial realm. I worked as a manger in most of my positions. I used Word and Excel to create documents for the owner bids for work and for record keeping. I am proficient in Word and Excel. I received my AA degree in Finance in 1990. When attending college, I earned enough credits to hold an AA degree in Business Administration because I changed degrees before I graduated. My accounting skills would be an asset to certain projects. In January of 2000, I became disabled. I used the past eleven years writing poetry, creating the Healing House and my writing book. I am prepared to write for a living. One Chapter from My Book Bipolar Disorder Nearly 6 million adults suffer from the disease of Bipolar Disorder and that number is growing everyday. It can be misdiagnosed as ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) in the early years. Often times, children are medicated for ADHD instead of Bipolar Disorder. When with a little more research, a proper diagnoses, would reveal it to actually be Bipolar Disorder. This is sad but a known fact. Children with ADHD often times have discipline problems. The symptoms are similar, and this is why it is hard to distinguish between the two. Sometimes children suffer from both. If your child has the symptoms, which I will cover in this chapter, please seek treatment for them from a licensed health professional and help them to adjust to their new illness. They don’t act but because they want to. Often times Bipolar Disorder or ADHD is the cause for the behavior. They will need medication and talk therapy to work through it, and learn to live a productive life. A person with Bipolar Disorder can live a productive life, they just need the proper diagnosis, medications and talk therapy. Suicidal ideations should be taken seriously under any circumstance, it may be a matter of an allergic reaction to a medication. Bipolar Disorder is defined as severe Manic/Depression. The person who is afflicted with it has extreme highs and unforgiving lows, often with long periods of regularity in between. The medical association changed the name to Bipolar Disorder and made it more definitive. I feel that Manic/Depression is more descriptive of the disorder. There are two types of Bipolar Disorder, Bipolar I and Bipolar II. People with Bipolar Disorder I, you will have a history of at least 1 episode of mania characterized by irritable moods that is severe enough to impair a person’s ability to function normally, in relationships, social situations and work environments. This manifests it’s self usually in the late 20’s and early 30’s. In Bipolar II a person experiences at least 1 episode of depression and at least 1 episode of severe mania that repeats itself. Sometimes the treatment requires hospitalization to control the symptoms and treat the disorder. This can give the health care professional a better picture of which type you have. In most cases the patient is normally in a deep depression when seeing a doctor or in a state of regularity. The doctor never gets the chance to see the mania. You may experience the same thing. You may describe your manic episodes, but there is nothing better than them actually seeing you in action. Bipolar Disorder I have many of the same symptoms as Bipolar II, however Bipolar II is not as severe. The symptoms are as follows: 1. Increased Activity 2. Less need for sleep 3. Euphoric mood 4. Racing thoughts 5. Forceful rapid speech The warning signs are as follows: 1. Being in a sad mood 2. Being in an anxious mood 3. Excessive feelings of worthlessness 4. Loss of interest in pleasurable things (like *** and hobbies) 5. Difficulty concentrating Bipolar Disorder II usually takes the form of depression. Manic episodes are defined as usually less severe in most cases is Hypomania. Mania is defined as: 1. Feeling especially energetic or irritable 2. Being too talkative or unusually confident 3. Needing less sleep than usual 4. Being easily distracted 5. Becoming overly involved in pleasurable activities such as spending money excessively or *** 6. Doing things that are out of character The warning signs of depression include: 1. Being sad 2. Being in an anxious mood 3. Excessive feelings of guilt or worthlessness 4. Loss of interest in pleasurable activities (like *** and hobbies) 5. Difficulty concentrating Along with the fore mentioned symptoms a person with Bipolar Disorder will have mixed episodes. This means that they will experience depressive mania. This is where you switch back and forth between mania and depression very rapidly. This can be very confusing to the person experiencing the episode and those around them. Your doctor can advise you on what to do in mixed episodes. It’s no wonder you don’t understand what is going on, this is a very confusing illness. This is called cycling. With both, the treatment will include medications and talk therapy. It is very important to find a therapist you can trust with experience in Bipolar Disorder in any case. It is important to practice the following if you are Bipolar: 1. Avoid caffeine 2. Exercise 3. Eat a healthy diet 4. Get a good night’s sleep every night 5. Relax; anxiety can trigger mood episodes in many people 6. Reduce stress at home and at work 7. Get onto a schedule with your medications It is really easy to feel regular after being medicated and many people do not stay med-compliant, because they start feeling better after the medications start working and they stop because they think they are cured. Or, they will find the side effects too much to take. Or, they may be against taking medication in the first place. There are many reasons as to why people stop taking their medications. This only leads to going backwards. You will have to start all over again. In many cases the medications can cause seizures and other complications if u stops suddenly, so beware of stopping your medications abruptly. Bipolar Disorder can be genetic. If anyone in your genetic family has the symptoms, even if they have not been diagnosed, you are at a higher risk for developing the disorder. If you have Bipolar Disorder, changes in sleep patterns or daily routines put you at risk for manic episodes. Antidepressants can also trigger manic episodes. Also a stressful event may trigger a manic episode. Most job situations are filled with stress, which can trigger manic episodes. Alcohol and drug abuse can also trigger a depressive or manic episode. Alcohol is a depressant in the first place. These are the symptoms of Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar Disorder is an imbalance of serotonin, norepinephrine and/or dopamine in the brain. The medications replace these chemicals in the brain and maintain a healthy balance. There are many forms of medications to treat depression. 1. Tricyclic antidepressants or (TCA’s) are usually used to treat the depression at first. however you may find that you are allergic to these types of medications. Serotonin and norepinephrine help with the 2 levels of chemical messengers (neurotransmitters) in the brain. However they have many side effects as well, so many people are reluctant to use them. 2. Monomine oxidase inhibitors (MAIO’s) are another type of medication used in the early stages of treatment. These drugs are most effective in people with depression who do not respond to other treatments. However these types of medications are frequently not compatible with many other medications. Always remember, YOU Do Have A Choice In Your Treatment. 3. Selective serotinin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI’s) are a newer form of antidepressant. Their work is with serotonin. They work by altering the amount of serotonin in the brain chemicals. 4. Serotonin and Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI’s) are another newer form of antidepressant medicine. They treat depression by increasing the availability of the brain chemicals seretonin and norepinephrine. Sometimes the side effects to these medications deter the individual from trying them. Some of the side effects are: 1. Dry mouth 2. Increased fatigue 3. Weight gain 4. Blurred vision 5. Sleeplessness 6. Bladder problems such as urine retention or incontinence 7. Daytime drowsiness 8. Muscle Twitching (tremors) 9. Dizziness 10. Increased heart rate 11. ****** problems Therefore many people simply don’t take them or stop taking them abruptly while on them due to the side effects. This is not recommended. If you are Bipolar and are on medication DO NOT stops taking your medications abruptly. This type of action may throw you into seizures at an opportune times and may be life threatening. Such as while driving, or operating machinery. It is important to note that you should not drink alcohol while taking these types of medications, as alcohol can seriously interfere with their beneficial effects. In October 2004, the FDA determined that antidepressant medications might increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in children and adolescents with depression and other psychiatric disorders. If you have questions of concerns regarding this, consult your physician. It is not only restricted to children. Adults are affected this way by these medications as well. Another form of therapy is ECT. Depression is the main reason why doctors perform Electroconvulsive Therapy (ETC). It can be the fastest way to relieve the symptoms of depression for a patient who suffers from mania or other mental illnesses. It is usually used as a last resort. ECT is generally misunderstood by the general public. It has been used since the 1940’s and 1950’s. However many of the side effects have been related to the misuse of the equipment, incorrect administration, and improperly trained staff. Should you choose to use it as a last resort, please be well informed? The misconception that ECT is a quick-fix is also reason to avoid this type of therapy. The media has made unfavorable reports adding to the controversy over ECT. It is said that ECT is safe, when administered properly, and remains the most effective treatment available for depression. You should only pursue ECT as a last resort if you are deeply depressed and nothing else has helped. Remember they use YOUR seizures as a gauge to determine its effectiveness. Another choice to pull yourself out of depression is putting all of your faith in God. This may seem simple, but it is very hard to do. I sought out God, gave myself over to him as my savior and now whole-heartedly believe in his healing powers. If you are unable to attend church; you can listen to a wonderful preacher on TV, the radio, or the internet. Her name is Joyce Meyer. And she preaches in a way that makes it easy to understand our responsibilities while on this earth. She preaches of the difference between feelings of the flesh and the blessings from God. It’s entirely up to you how you pursue your treatment, but nonetheless treatment is in order if you are experiencing the fore mentioned symptoms. Joyce Meyer has had a large impact on my life and I am happy how. This may not be the case for all, but may be helpful to some, as spiritual health is just as important as eating right and getting enough sleep. A new study shows that the body clock may be mutated by mania. Some more of the symptoms of mania are as follows: 1. Unusually high energy 2. Less need for sleep 3. Excessive talk 4. Racing thoughts 5. Euphoria 6. Irritability 7. Inflated self-esteem 8. Hallucinations 9. Delusions of grandeur The medication for mania includes but is not limited to the following. 1. Mood stabilizers like Lithium or Depakote, may help, but how these medications actually work is yet to be understood in the medical community. 2. Anti-psychotic medications such as Zyprexa, Risperdol and Geodon can be used in conjunction with the mood stabilizers in the beginning of the treatment. 3. Anti-convulsive medications like Lamictal can be added if the treatment isn’t progressing 4. Valium may be used instead of anti-psychotic medications or in addition to the mood stabilizers and anti-psychotics If you suffer from mania you may need to take these medications for a period of time or maybe for the rest of your life. It is important that you accept this early on. People with Bipolar Disorder have a very delicate system and it is often very hard to maintain a medication balance. It is very common for the person with Bipolar to NOT remain med-compliant. Even though they may not like the side effects. If you do not remain med-compliant you will just experience the symptoms that you started with. This is not the way to get healthy. I beg of you, if you are Bipolar, for your family, friends and co-workers sake, remain med-compliant. They do not want to see you suffer the effects of the illness any more than you want to experience them. Although your family doctor can prescribe psychiatric medications and diagnose Bipolar Disorder, it is recommended that you seek the treatment of a psychiatrist. The reason for this is that a family doctor only has limited knowledge of psychiatric medications. A psychiatrist is a specialist in the field of mental illness. Therefore to receive the proper treatment you should seek the treatment of a psychiatrist. If your family doctor has diagnosed you with Bipolar Disorder and he was smart enough to refer you to a psychiatrist to maintain a medication regiment, the psychiatrist will know what medications will work best for you. If you experience a family doctor who is not humble enough to realize that they are out of their league when it comes to psychiatric medications, please seek the treatment of a trained psychiatrist on your own. Do not allow your family doctor to maintain your medication regiment. You do have a choice. The general physicians simply do not have the training in this field of study. Living on the inside of the disease you don’t think that your thinking is in anyway inappropriate. I remember a comment on one of my favorite TV shows. This person had a sister who was a drug addict among other things and behaved badly in general. Her comment was “Boy, I am glad I have the right brain chemicals”. She is a TV doctor and that was a script but how true her statement is for those who suffer from this as a family member, friend or co-worker with a mental illness. The producers of that show did a very good job of representing the disease. People realize that you see them as sick and in need of help. However people can have big egos too. And do not feel that they are doing wrong in their worlds. They are in their own little worlds, with their illness to keep them company. Our brains are a very dangerous place to be at times. Try to stay on the right side of the street in your head to stay level. In that same TV show there is a nurse who has a Bipolar mother, her brother eventually becomes Bipolar as well. She is used to being the responsible one in the family, but she is forever on the outside of the illness and this frustrates her to the point of lying about her mother actually being her mother. So, if you know someone who is suffering from the symptoms of Bipolar Disorder, please be understanding. It really is confusing from both sides of the fence. It is most important to seek treatment if you are the afflicted, and to be supportive and attentive if you are the person that watches from the outside of the illness. Other Projects: Healing House As an abused child I wanted to build an apartment: complex for the abuse men, women, and children in my area. The apartment complex was to consist of 200 units and include a managers unit and assistant managers unit. The clients were going to come from the local battered women's shelters. They would come in for the first month free of charge of charge. And their rent would be charged on a sliding scale from that point on. I created a chart for the sliding scale for rents. Their deposits would also be charged on a sliding scale. I also created a chart for that. I created the business proposal and the business plan for this project. It was determined that I would need 10 acres of land for this project. The local women's shelter is where I was told we would need 200 units. The cost for 200 units was roughly $2 million. I had a five-year prospectus planned so that it would be paid off in five years. If I had been able to find the funding. The plan was to get these men. women, and children cared for and on their feet and out of the program within 18 months. They were going to have child care, afterschool care, and the teen center all on-site. There was going to be AA meetings, NA meetings, and Teen AA meetings all held on site as well in the recreation room. The reason why this project did not come together is because I was unable to come up with the funding to put it together. The women's shelter liked the idea and supported me wholeheartedly. I have a contractor who gave me a quote on a 200 unit apartment complex. This is where I got the $2 million figure. It took me a long time to build the business plan and business proposal for this project. My heart and soul went into this project as I really wanted to make it work. But, I am only one person and I was unable to raise the funds to make it happen. Poetry: Dream A Little Dream Dream a little dream for you Dreams are your pathway to be true Whatever you do to dream The sky is the limit it will seem Just like the bird that flies Make your dreams reach the skies Take your dream to a new height Make you dream see light Let them fly in the night Let them fly in the day Always say you have sight Always have your say You are the bearer of your dreams They come from you in your life So make them reality for your sake And always remember they can be made To resemble anything In your dreams You must always make a dream To make it happen for anything Have a slumber party, be a kid Have some cake and just sit Have some ice cream too It makes you feel so good Take your dreams to your path And make your dreams do the math You’ll be happy you did Go ahead behave like a kid Dream a little dream for you Always be true to you A Short Article Writing: Spiritual Healing Guide Whether we like it or not we all have a spirit about us, it‘s in our soul. This is part of what makes us human. Our spirit is what makes us connected to God. We need our spirit to help us stay connected to go. We will only live a life of the flesh if we do not accept God into our lives. You will get nothing out of a sermon preached by the best of preachers, ministers and the clergy in general if you do not let go and let God. Walking in the principles of the bible is being spiritual. As the bible was written by God’s chosen prophets, for us to follow as a guide for life, living by example. This is what it means to walk with Christ in your life. If you would like to let God into your life you should just open your arms and let him in. It is very easy to sit to accept God into your life. You will heal from your past experiences. If you will allow God to heal you.
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Sylwia Syposz - Freelance Legal Translation & Medical Translation
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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: English-Polish translator and interpreter EDUCATION: 10.2010 – 06.2011 The Translation Studies Centre (intensive trainings in simultaneous, consecutive translation and written translation in the scope of politics, law, medicine, technology, finances, etc.) 2006 - 2009 Silesian University Faculty of English Philology 2002 - 2005 Private Teaching College in Kielce 1998 - 2002 VI Comprehensive Secondary School Juliusz Slowacki in Kielce EXPERIENCE: 2010 - till now – translation for Organizations and Foundations 2009 - till now – technical- legal translation for "KAMI” Service Technical Enterprise Ltd. 2009 - till now – scientific- business translation for "Best 4 You" educational translation institution 06.10.2008 till now - teacher in British School 25.07 - 03.08.2008 – a week's stay in London with young people SKILLS: fluency in English, a good command of Spanish, translation experience in legal, scientific, medical, technical texts, computer literate, the Internet INTERESTS: constant broadening of knowledge and skills in translation and interpretation as well as improving qualifications as translator and interpreter; cinema, music and travelling
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Milton Chambers - Freelance Editing & Research
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Editor and Proofreader Milton Chambers 2004 Parkdale Champaign, IL 61821 217-552-5486 artag@sbcglobal.net Education: B.A. Washington University, St. Louis, 1971 Major in English. Transcript available on request 31 years experience in book production. Typesetter for 25 of those years, with experience in Quark, InDesign, and TeX. Past six years editing books, such as the following: Van de Walle, Elementary and Middle School Mathematics, 7e, an edition with new authors that was rewarded by Pearson as 2009 Product Team of the Year. Bear, Words Their Way, 5e. I also edited several of the Bear offshoots, such as Words Sorts for Derivational Relations Spellers and Flanigan, Words Their Way with Struggling Readers Henslin, Down to Earth Sociology, 8e Leslie & Caldwell, Qualitative Reading Inventory, 5e Graves, Teaching Reading in the 21st Century, 5e Reutzel, Strategies for Reading Assessment and Instruction, 4e Jalongo, Early Childhood Language Arts, 5e Piscitello, Choices for College Success, 2e Mayer, Applying the Science of Learning Estes, Instruction: A Models Approach Chapin, A Practical Guide to Middle and Secondary Social Studies, 3e Diaz-Rico, A Course for Teaching English Learners Reutzel & Cooter, Teaching Children to Read: The Teacher Makes the Difference Reutzel & Cooter, Strategies for Reading Assessment and Instruction Maloy, Transforming Learning with New Technologies Chartock, Preparing to Become a Culturally Responsive Teacher I have been the in-house editor for Omegatype Typography, 3101 W. Clark Rd., Champaign, IL 61821 (217-352-1600) for these past six years, doing most of their educational textbook editing for Allyn & Bacon as well as much of the proofing. I have retired and seek to supplement my income with freelance editing. I can send work samples on request. I will also edit a chapter for you to show what I can do. I can do electronic editing using MS Word or pen and ink editing. I believe my strength is in improving awkward or unclear writing. Many authors have appreciated my efforts. I find that even in later editions that errors and awkward transitions have often crept in. I also have an excellent knowledge of English grammar and spelling and believe I can help improve a book's flow and readability. I pay attention to detail and often correct factual errors in books. You can contact me any time at my e-mail address. Thanks for any consideration you may give.
Champaign, Illinois, United States
Jake Etere - Freelance Movie Production & Music Production
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My name is Jake Florek, i am 32 years old born 05/04/1979. I have 17 years of experience in setting up, running and advancing my own creative not for profit business based around numerous audio and video projects i am involved in.
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Juan Pablo - Freelance Screenwriting & Article Writing
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My name is Juan Pablo Hernandez. I’m a writer from a small town in Idaho and recently, I finished a novel. I had all these thoughts in my head about receiving a Pulitzer, mingling with power players in the industry and glad handing with the president. We would talk about what an impact my book had on so many people and how it moved the nation. But, I guess everyone has those delusions of grandeur when they’re writing their first big projects. I guess I’m one of the lucky ones. I was able to see my project for what it really was. Not a gift to a nation. Not a tool for uplifting people. Not a way for people to pleasantly lose themselves in a different world for a few hours. It wasn’t any of those things. It was for me. It was my degree in writing. A curriculum that I put together myself, where I addressed my weaknesses and learned the pains of story structure… One difficult rewrite after another. Before all that, I was going to school for chemistry, biology, biochemistry & math. Calculating fluid dynamics, pondering the manipulation of circuits and mechanics, although fun to work on paper, I couldn’t have hated it more in practice. So a day came when I decided to trade in the complexities of mixing chemicals in the lab, for the simplicities of a pen and some parchment. And, I’ve been doing it ever since. Just the other day I submitted my first screenplay to the Nicholl’s fellowship. Now, I’m working on my second screen play, writing weekly online articles for a Boise magazine and writing print articles for their quarterly magazine. I would say they pay peanuts but that wouldn't be fair to peanuts. I’m just a writer who wants to write. I research what I work on. I’ve never missed a deadline. When I say I’m going to deliver something, I do. That’s the only promise I can make you. I’m sure that there are hundreds of writers out there with more experience and knowhow than me, hey man that’s life. But, I don’t know anyone who works harder writing and researching his craft than I do. If you want someone who will do you right, work hard, meet deadlines, and do what he promises I’m your guy. Thanks, Peace, love and all the best. Juan Pablo Hernandez.
Boise, Idaho, United States