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Bevan Thomas | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 12, 2013

Bevan Thomas

Experienced writer, editor, storyteller
   Canada
  |   Vancouver, British Columbia
  |  8:08 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am a writer and editor of both copy and fiction. I thrive on the creative challenge of developing a particular organization's manuscripts so that they are presented in the most engaging way possible and say what the clients wishes them to say.

I am a prominent member of Cloudscape Comics, a coalition of graphic novel artists, and have worked with many of artists to create various kinds of stories. Furthermore, I work as their webmaster to create content for the Cloudscape website and edit the existing content to better accommodate the...

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Feb 20, 2013|Creative Writing|$300|Completed
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May 8, 2012|Creative Writing|$73|Completed
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May 8, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$75|Completed
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Apr 6, 2012|Web Content|$38|Completed
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Portfolio

Various articles that I've written for websites. They give a good overview of my...
Press release for the Viscera Film Festival
http://www.viscerafilmfestival.com/
A sample of my writing. This is a media kit I created for Cloudscape Comics that...
http://cloudscapecomics.com/
The script for my short story that was published in Cloudscape's graphic novel...
http://www.cloudscapecomics.com/webcomics/reetta-linjama-library/flyaway/
The comic book story I wrote for Cloudscape Comics' anthology "21 Journeys."...
http://www.cloudscapecomics.com/webcomics/reetta-linjama-library/flyaway/
The press release I wrote for Cloudscape's latest anthology: "21 Journeys."
A comic strip advertisement that I wrote for STUD, a new line of underwear. The strip...
http://studbriefs.com/
Comic strip that I wrote for the "Ghost Stories" graphic novel published by...

Skills (5)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Comic book writer
Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading

Service Description

I work as a writer, editor, and proofreader in numerous mediums.I have a lot of experience providing web content, press releases, media kits, and other communication products to numerous clients. In addition, I have written scripts for various creative projects, and so am adept at incorporating narrative.

I am a board member of Cloudscape Comics, a publisher of graphic novels and comic books. As well as writing stories for their anthologies, I serve as their web master, revitalizing their website by creating new material and editing what is already there so the site is engaging for the company's target audience.

I also work frequently with the public relations company Personae Concepts, and have written and edited press releases, media kits, and websites for their clients. As well, I wrote a TV pilot for a serialized drama that is currently being optioned by a producer.

As a result of my experience with both copy and creative projects, my writing is clear and concise and has a strong narrative flow. In addition to presenting ideas and information clearly and cleanly, I am a skilled creator of engaging and gripping text that makes the reader want to read on.

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Employment

Cloudscape Comics
Writer, editor
2010 - Present
Cloudscape Comics is a coalition of comic book artists who work on various projects together. I have contributed stories to their anthologies and other projects, working with various artists to...
Really Real Films
Screenwriter
2009 - Present
Co-wrote the pilot script for a serialized television drama. The show is currently being optioned by the production company Really Real Films. For more on the company, visit www.reallyrealfilms.com.
Personae Concepts
Writer, editor
2007 - Present
Worked on numerous projects with media relations company Personae Concepts. Written press releases and media kits for them, as well as edited various documents for their clients as well as...
Sung Moon Academy
Teacher
2007 - Present
Taught ESL and essay writing to students of numerous ages and English ability. Edited the essays of students to make certain that they were expressing their ideas clearly and concisely.
Etum Academy
Teacher
2006 - 2008
Taught ESL and essay-writing to students of various ages and English ability.

Education

Vancouver Community College
TESOL Teaching Certificate
2008 - 2008
Simon Fraser University
Bachelor of Arts in English and the Humanities
1999 - 2005

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copyeditor
copywriter
editor
proofreader
scriptwriter
web developer
writer
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