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Travis W. | Elance
 
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Travis W.

Creative Writer Will Make Your Work Shine!
   United States
  |   Sherman Oaks, CA

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

Travis Weimer's career as a writer began at the age of sixteen. When his work was published the editor stated that Weimer was the most talented writer he had seen for someone of that age.

An Eagle Scout, Weimer graduated college Cum Laude with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration - Management.

He moved to Los Angeles in 1999 where he worked for film producer Jonathan Krane as a writer in his development department. He went on to become VP of Film Development and while at this position Weimer was responsible for the development...

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Portfolio

Recommendation Letter from Producer Jonathan Krane
http://thekranecompany.com
Excerpt from a longer academic critical essay analyzing the work of Sylvestor Stallone...
Excerpt from Space Hotel. An action/adventure sci-fi film. When the worlds first...
A live-action story of the classic Fairy Tale.
Excerpt from a TV script that takes place in a zombie infested world.
The first several chapter from the humor book "Celebrity Rules(!)"

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Travis Weimer offers a full range of writing services.

From creative writing, story development and editing, to powerfully effective sales copy that leaps off the page, his unique skills will make your next project shine.

Do you have an idea for a great story, but it just seems "off" a bit?

He can help.

With seven years working in story development for one of the most financially successful film producers of all time and six years experience in sales and marketing, Weimer has a strong sense of structure and flow.

Weimer has a passion for writing with strong, emotional, engaging words that make the reader feel as if they are "in" the story and not merely "reading" the story.

Weimer has been called the "Jedi Master of Sales Copy" due to the extremely powerful message he creates that literally forces your readers to take immediate action, and to to thank you while they do so!

He has a wide range, having written on everything from sporting events, hunting and outdoor recreation to pop culture, science fiction and stand-up comedy.

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"If you are considering hiring Travis, I give my whole hearted recommendation that you do so. He is wonderfully sharp, talented, self driven and full of great ideas. I consider him one of the best business decisions I have ever made.

If you make him part of your team, you will be richly rewarded for it."

Jonathan D. Krane, Producer

www.thekranecompany.com/bio

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Employment

Krane Films, Inc.
Vice President of Film Development
2009 - 2011
Vice President of Development. As VP of Development, Travis Weimer managed a large team of writers. He was responsible for discovering up-and-coming talent, developing new ideas while also...
Jonathan Krane Motion Picture Organization
Writer
2006 - 2009
Travis Weimer worked on a regular basis as a script writer, reader and editor.

Education

Spalding University
Master of Fine Arts - Writing
- 2012
American InterContinental University
Bachelors of Business Administration - Management
- 2005
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creative writing
copywriting
story development
editing
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