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  • Posted: Thu, Mar 29, 2012
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  • Budget: $500 - $1,000
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I began writing a book in 2007 after I had went from having less than $100 to my name at age 23, to building a company worth roughly $10 million by age 27, only to then lose it all by age 28. It started out as a biography, and then my life took a huge change of direction and it became a testimony. I'm not a writer, I have the story but I lack the ability to capture emotion where its needed, keep the attention and the flow. My grammer is also terrible! I have written the book as naturally as I could, and it is roughly 30,000 words. I'm looking for someone that can take what I have written, understand everything I have gone through, and make the creative changes necessary to keep the reader interested, and wanting to share my story with others. I could probably write an entire book at every turn of events in my book, and so where more content may be needed..I have it, I didn't know how far I should go into each facet before it would lose the overall direction I am shooting for. H...

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Pearl Harris      
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Hi there, I am passionate about many aspects of life, including the spoken and written word. I take great care in all of my communications-- even...
Skills: English
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