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Brian Churchman

Creative Non-Fiction/Fiction Writer and Researcher
   United States
  |   San Francisco, CA

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Overview

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I am a creative non-fiction writer and editor with over 100 articles published. I write with an engaging style and broad vocabulary born of experience, having traveled and lived in more than 50 countries.
Though traditionally focusing on travel and technology pieces , I have also had research reports, press releases, technical articles and more published. My scrupulous attention to detail has allowed me the pleasure of proofreading and editing for a number of other writers over the years, while my malleable creativity puts me in a position...

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Aug 13, 2013|Article Writing|$419|Working
Jul 5, 2013|E-books and Blogs|$548|Completed
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Jun 28, 2013|Article Writing|$110|Completed
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Jun 10, 2013|Web Content|$55|Working

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Portfolio

A travel piece about Bagan, Myanmar.
A travel piece about the Atacama Desert.
An amusing bucket list, different from the ones you may be used to.
A strange night in bandit country near the Ethiopian border in Kenya.
Short Story
An abusive tutorial on perfecting your poached eggs.
I loom over the South Pole with my collected accouterments.
Some boys with toys.
Closest thing I could find to Big Bird.
A walk we took in a rather popular place in Namibia.
On some remote salt flats in Botswana, we found this old sailing vehicle. And me with...
A pretty pattern at a market in Zanzibar.
Embracing the world, one crazy mile at a time.
Guess what this is. Just guess. Come on, guess.
Sheep, fences, and orderly foliage. Broken only by rampaging mountains. New Zealand.
Some cows in Uganda.
A seal colony on the Skeleton Coast.

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Travel Writing
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

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Employment

Vinculums Inc
Telecom Project Manager
2011 - 2012
Handled RF transport for DS3 backbones to AT&T temporary cell sites at special events throughout Northern California and Reno.
McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
Sole IT Administrator and Technician
2010 - 2010
Summer season at MPWL running the IT there. Essentially and excuse to broaden my IT skills while hiking daily in Alaska.
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station- Raytheon
Senior Communications Technician
2008 - 2009
Summer 08-09 season spent at the South Pole. It's another world.
Sprint-Nextel
RF Technician II
2000 - 2008
Cell technician for VIP corporations in MI, then to California where I supported a struggling market by handling 3 regions. Was then the first technician to cross-train after merger, creating a...
US Air Force
Satellite and Wideband Technician
1996 - 1999
Honorable and decorated discharge, slightly early due to Palace Chase program.

Education

James Cook University, Qld Aus
None- Studied English
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US Air Force Technical School
Satellite and Wideband Communications Technician
1996 - 1997

Keywords

Technology Travel Writing Freelance Writer Outdoors Africa Creative Unique Humorous Fiction Non-fiction Proofreading Editing Research International South America Europe Shipping Driving Roads Carnet Military Articles Short Story Stories Flights Vacation Planning
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