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  • Posted: Fri, Apr 27, 2012
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I'm orchestrating a writing project for my stepfather who is dying of cancer. The desired end result is 10 to 25 pages of one of his life stories. The goals of the writing piece are:

1. Engaging read
2. Core facts are accurate
3. Captures and communicates a lesson learned

I'm looking for good listeners who are inquisitive and enjoy writing either professionally or as hobbyists. The writer will speak with my stepdad through video skype for 2 to 3 sessions totaling about an hour. From there, you will produce the final product. If this episode goes well and my stepdad has enough energy to do more, then that could be a possibility.

Requirements
- be able to teleconference (fast internet, skype, good mic, video)
- great rapport building / interviewing skills
- great story writing skills

Please provide the following for consideration:
1) 2-3 clips (prefer profile-type features) that were developed through at least one interview
2) Cover letter including information about your intervi...

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