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Todd B. | Elance
 
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Todd B.

The right words. In the right order. Right away.
   United States
  |   Marietta, GA

Overview

I can write anything. Except computer code. And Latvian poetry. And my name left-handed on a baseball. That's really hard to do.

I am one of those all-too-rare individuals who actually makes a living in my college field of study. "What is an English major with double minors in Communications and Theatre going to do in the real world?!?" my mom wondered. Well...

As a 15-year veteran of the television industry, I have produced over 800 hours of live TV for a network affiliate in a Top 10 market and scripted over 100 episodes of cable...

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Feb 28, 2011|Ghost Writing|$200|Completed
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Oct 20, 2010|Other - Writing Services|$1,242|Completed
Jun 7, 2010|Ghost Writing|$0|Completed
Apr 26, 2010|Creative Writing|$200|Completed

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Skills (2)

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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

While my paychecks have traditionally come from TV scripts, I can easily adjust my writing skills to fit any format or suit any audience. I've doctored screenplays (and written a few of my own), tweaked resumes, authored short stories, fine-tuned blurbs and bios, ghostwritten the memoirs for two former mobsters, blogged on websites pertaining to food and entertainment and landscaping, even authored a 292-page how-to book in the popular "Dummies" series!

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Employment

Burn Draft, Inc.
Freelance writer/producer/director
2001 - Present
My shows can currently be seen nationwide on HGTV, DIY Network, and select PBS affiliates. I am the author of 2 titles in the "For Dummies" series of books, both due out in mid-2010.
WXIA-TV, Atlanta, GA
Producer
1996 - 2000
WXIA-TV, Atlanta, GA
Production assistant
1994 - 1996

Education

University of Iowa
BA, English
1988 - 1992
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Creative writing
Landscape/gardening
Scriptwriting
Home improvement
Proofreading/editing
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