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Maria D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 12, 2012

Maria D.

Published Author and Journalist
   United States
  |   Santa Monica , CA
  |  4:20 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I am a multi-published award winning author of commercial fiction with a degree in journalism as well as an experienced freelance writer and blogger. I have extensive experience writing engaging and pithy features on a wide variety of consumer, lifestyle, shopping and pop culture subjects for magazines, websites and blogs. I am professional, reliable, punctual, easy to work with and I've conducted interviews in person, over the phone and via email.

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Portfolio

Skills (3)

Tested
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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English Grammar

Service Description

Flexible writing style
Creative writing
Article development
Blog writing
Screenplay analysis and coverage
Feature articles
Web content writing
Product reviews and copy
Social media savvy (Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Wordpress)
Publishing experience
Novel consultation and development


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Employment

Movie Production Studio
Script Coverage Writer
2010 - Present
Analysis and grading of submitted screenplays according to company rubic. Logline and synopsis writing.
Simon & Schuster
Author
2007 - 2010
Published two mainstream fiction novels which won multiple awards.
Kensignton Books
Author
2005 - 2007
Published two well-received novels which won several awards.
National Magazine
Freelance Writer
1998 - 2003
Queried and wrote features for a major women's magazine on subjects ranging from car leasing, debt management to online dating.
Adventure Sports Website
Associate Features Editor
1999 - 2000
Queried, researched and wrote feature length stories. Conducted interviews. Assigned and edited stories from freelance writers. Established and maintained relationships with a network of freelance...
Digital Consumer Website
Senior Features Writer
1997 - 1999
Queried, researched and wrote feature length stories, maintained a glossary of terms and covered breaking news. Worked with the art department on design concepts for features. Created and...

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Maria D.