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Jacinta R. | Elance
 
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Jacinta R.

*..*..Add sparkle to your ideas..*..*
   Australia
  |  3:12 pm Local Time

Overview

Creative solutions crafted professionally and delivered promptly by an experienced English teacher, creative writing tutor and editor.




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Portfolio

Gold Coast Weddings, Summer 2010, Edition 53. Queensland, Australia. Editorial...
Queensland Wedding and Bride magazine, March 2010, 1st edition. Queensland, Australia....

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Service Description

Once upon a time, a starry-eyed girl entered a high school and started whispering surreal stories of worlds gone by and worlds to be, hoping that teenagers would drop their iPhones, iPods and iPads, and embrace irony, issues, imagery and imagination. Though it was finally the 21st century, this fairy tale turned out to be a little like those from the Middle Ages. Amidst sunny days, alongside happy leprechauns dancing in ballooning trousers that exposed the tops of stolen underpants (as they clearly brandished someone else's name), began the thumping of the feet of a multitude of ogres. The starry-eyed girl grabbed the nearest beanstalk and climbed as fast as her little limbs could lift her. In the clouds above, she followed an enticing silver trail that led to a tiny cottage in which a handful of teenagers had rested for a moment, pens poised, waiting for creative guidance and inspiration. Here began an exciting new adventure, encouraging young writers to follow their dreams.

In 2010, this one group grew into two and then three and then four! An anthology of short stories was crafted by thirty dwarves (disguised as young children) and appeared on the shelves of four public libraries. Soon after, a battle with web programs began and a new frontier in cyberspace was carved with the creation of a young writers' forum.

"Ah, yes," you say. "A fine story. But how will all of this help me?"

The starry-eyed girl must seek new horizons or the stars will fall from...

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Employment

Self-employed
Creative Writing Tutor & Web Administrator
2008 - Present
Department of Education and Training
Learning Support Coordinator
2008 - 2009
Department of Education and Training
Relief Teacher
2005 - 2008
Department of Education and Training
English Teacher
2002 - 2004

Education

University of Western Australia
Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Teaching)
2001 - 2002
Curtin University of Technology
Bachelor of Arts (English)
1990 - 1993

Keywords

Creative Writing
Business Writing
Academic Writing
Copy Writing
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