My name is Wayne L. Wilson. I have 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.
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Feb 12, 2014|Creative Writing|$1,050|Completed
Oct 5, 2012|Children's Writing|$1,202|Completed
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Apr 1, 2011|Ghost Writing|$274|Completed
Wayne L. Wilson received a Master of Arts in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles. He earned 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 greeting cards and related gift items. Wilson not only served as the Operational Director, but created the majority of copy for card verses, catalogs, promotional material, business proposals and correspondence, and fundraising efforts. He managed in-house sales team and independent representatives. 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. He supervised a regular staff of 6-8 employees and up to 30 workers during the Christmas season.
Wilson has also 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 multicultural product line.
After an exciting career as an entrepreneur Wilson conducted field interviews and wrote 160 biographies for a comprehensive vocational education...
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Various clients and publishers
Freelance Writer/ Author/Researcher/Business Mgt.
2003 - Present
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...
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
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...
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,
University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Arts in Education
University of California, Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology