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Wayne Wilson | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 4, 2015

Wayne Wilson

Looking For Something Special?
   United States
  |   Santa Monica, CA
  |  8:25 pm Local Time

Overview

Looking For Something Special?

I have successfully written novels, screenplays, children and young adult books, essays/articles, short stories, business and book proposals, hundreds of biographies, research documents, and more. For additional information on my background you are welcome to visit my website at: http://www.waynelwilson.net.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

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Skills (8)

Tested
Creative Writing
Report Writing
Academic Writing
Business Writing
Children's Writing
Novel Writing
Young Adult Writing
Screenplay Writing

Service Description

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Wayne L. Wilson earned a Master of Arts in Education from UCLA and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Prior to establishing a career in writing, for over a decade Wilson co-owned and operated an international publishing company featuring innovative multicultural greeting cards and related gift items. Wayne's passion for education was incorporated into his entrepreneurial efforts. He worked jointly with corporations such as Miller Brewing and Kraft General Foods developing product and advertising for scholarship fundraising programs.

Wilson served as a Product and Marketing Consultant working with independent gift publishers such as Recycled Paper Products and Schurman Fine Papers. He developed and licensed over 100 images exclusively to SFP and created a marketing program for the company that resulted in the growth and expansion of their new ethnic product line.

Following an exciting career as an entrepreneur Wilson conducted field interviews and wrote 160 biographies for a comprehensive vocational education book, "Encuentros: Hombre A Hombre" (Meetings: Man to Man) published by the California Department of Education. He was subsequently hired by Pomegranate Publishing to research and write quotes for a desktop calendar entitled Black Humor: Satire, Comedy, & Wit.

Wayne's debut novel, Soul Eyes, received excellent reviews and was awarded a three-book contract. Wayne authored dozens of published...

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Employment

Various clients and publishers
Freelance Writer/ Author/Researcher/Business Mgt.
2003 - Present
Universal Pictures
Screenwriter
2001 - 2003
Contracted by Universal Pictures via Casey Silver Productions to write an original screenplay for the company. Prior to being hired my first screened was optioned twice including by Magic Johnson...
Pomegranate Publishing
Writer and Researcher
2001 - 2002
Completed a contract with Pomegranate Publishing to research and write quotes for a desktop calendar on African American humor that was published for the season 2002 - 2003 and featured in Barnes...
California Department of Education
Hist. Profile Dev. & Role Model Interviewer/Writer
1998 - 2000
Completed contract for the Connections Leadership Project, a contractor with the California Department of Education specializing in developing curricula for use in schools, community agencies,...
Schurman Fine Papers
Product/Marketing Consultant
1996 - 1998
Developed and licensed over 100 images (Culture Quilt Designs) exclusively to Schurman Fine Papers, an independent gift publisher. Created the public relations and marketing program that resulted...
L'Image Graphics
President/Owner
1983 - 1996
Involved in all phases of the company's operation. L'Image Graphics was a Manufacturer/Publisher of greeting cards and gift items. Created all copy for greeting card verses, catalogs and...

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Arts in Education
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University of California, Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
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Keywords

Writing
Entertainment
Business Management
Publishing
Education
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