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Sharon C. | Elance
 
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Sharon C.

Scrumptious words from me to you.
   United States
  |   Laguna Hills, CA
  |  4:01 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I'm thrilled by the task of teasing just the right words out of ideas (or people, or events) and putting them on paper. There are few things more satisfying than the succinct, poignant statement of something we need to know.

As for experience,

- I have ample expertise as a technical writer, particularly in the area of web software and internet technologies.
- I've written world-building content part-time for the science fiction webcomic carpechaos.com.
- I have published articles, blog posts, and media reviews.
- I have worked as an...

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Jul 20, 2012|Technical Writing|$225|Completed
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Apr 14, 2012|Technical Writing|$250|Completed
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May 6, 2011|Copywriting|$166|Completed
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Portfolio

An informative article written for the public wiki of a web hosting company, when I...
http://wiki.mediatemple.net/
I developed this voiceover script as an informational and marketing tool for a...
http://lugo-test.com/newClip.mp4
A step-by-step user guide written for a new product launch. The document is displayed...
http://wiki.mediatemple.net/
This is an extensive troubleshooting guide written for general-purpose use with a range...
http://wiki.mediatemple.net/
This is a review that I wrote for the comedyfilmnerds.com website, where you can find...
http://comedyfilmnerds.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=173:harry-potter-and-the-half-blood-prince&catid=5:archive&Itemid=15
A short story with a sweetly sad punchline.
This is a paper I wrote for an English Literature class, while in college. This was...

Skills (2)

Tested
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

Technical Writing:
Documentation of products
Instructions (step-by-step, images included as appropriate)
Informational
Troubleshooting
I am able to quickly familiarize myself with new products and techniques. I have prior experience with web software (LAMP, Email, PHP, MySQL, etc.)
I can program in C and Java

Editing:
Proofreading
Content
Organization

Marketing:
Ad copy
Company or personal blog posts
Website copy
Biographies
Social Media

Feedback:
Essays
Creative writing (short stories, scripts)

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Employment

Carpe Chaos
Background Writer
2010 - Present
I am a background writer for the science fiction webcomic Carpe Chaos, which can be viewed at carpechaos.com. As part of a small creative team, I do many different things for Carpe Chaos. My main...
Media Temple
Technical Writer
2010 - 2011
I wrote public and internal documents relating to all aspects of web hosting for Media Temple (mediatemple.net). I spent the majority of my time researching technical issues, software, and...
Messiah College
Writing Center Peer Tutor
2007 - 2008
At the Writing Center, I had the following duties: Teach English, Coach writing skills, Contribute to team, Assess needs quickly, Prioritize improvements, Customize approach, Establish peer...

Education

Santa Monica College
Continued Learning
2011 - 2012
Messiah College
Bachelor of Arts in Communication
2004 - 2008
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proofreading
copy
ad
manuals
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