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Deidra K. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 10, 2012

Deidra K.

Graphic Designer and Freelance Writer
   United States
  |   Barnesville, GA
  |  3:05 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am a freelance writer, a graphic designer, an Editor-in-Chief of a South Florida magazine, a published historical fiction author (D K Marley, psuedonym) and published non-fiction travel and wedding article author, with articles to date for the International Marlowe Society and Suite101, as well as a well-followed personal blog at RedRoom.
I've been an administrative assistant for the past 20+ years with expertise in Microsoft Office 98-2010, including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook; as well as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign...

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Jan 8, 2011|Article Writing|Private|Completed
Dec 6, 2010|Article Writing|Private|Working
Nov 28, 2010|Creative Writing|Private|Working

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Portfolio

Non-fiction article challenging academic Shakespeareans.
Non-fiction article giving support to the idea that Marlowe is the true author of the...
Historical fiction novel, chapter 1; a magical journey of a misunderstood young girl...
A day with Virginia Woolf at her home in England.
Did all graphic design work and layout work for this book cover.
T-shirt design for a small town arts and crafts festival

Skills (7)

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (UK Version)
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Professional Historical Researcher and Novelist
Professional Biographer - Historical and Present

Service Description

My company, Carpe Scriptor, is a full-service company providing all aspects in the graphic design field and writing field - blogging, transcription, e-book, brochures, emails, letter writing, research and development, fiction, non-fiction, articles, etc.
You give me the idea or the basic concept and let Carpe Scriptor create the magic!

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Employment

Fyrebird Publishing
Author
2010 - Present
Microsoft Word skill; publication, cover design, organizing and filing of personal promotional book signings, web design, blogs, articles, emailings, press releases, book trailers, social...
Nevesta Wedding Magazine
Editorial Director / Graphic Designer
2010 - Present
Editor and designer of a South Florida wedding photography magazine.
Marlowe-Shakespeare Connection
Member and Contributing Author
2007 - Present
Articles published for Marlowe-Shakespeare Connection concerning the Shakespeare Authorship debate. A member of the Shakespeare Fellowship and International Marlowe Society.
Oolala Weddings
Event Planner
1987 - Present
Planned two full weddings for 150 – 300 guests, 4 anniversary parties, 12 bridal and baby showers, 25 dinner parties, 3 graduation parties, 1 full weekend reunion, 3 overseas trips to England and...
Barnesville-Lamar Chamber of Commerce
Administrative Assistant
2010 - 2010
Assistant to Chamber President, including, but not limited to, designing brochures, letter writing, customer service, answering phones and emails; collecting monies for festivals and events;...
Monroe County Schools Transportation
Administrative Assistant
2009 - 2009
CDL trained bus driver; Lead Driver for Hubbard Elementary and mediator between school principal and transportation department; organized newsletters and student behavior awards for the 10 drivers...
Trimworks
Administrative Assistant
1991 - 2009
Answering phone; scheduling; sending invoices; accounts receivable; emailing; keeping records in Microsoft Excel; all documents and letters in Microsoft Word
A Novel Experience Workshop
Workshop Administrator
2008 - 2008
Hosted writing classes each Tuesday night with a group of five. Practice and critique sessions for works-in-progress, giving hand-outs and lessons in practical writing skills and technique.
Kerce Roof Truss Company
Administrative Assistant
2003 - 2006
Answering phone; meeting with customer; receiving phone orders; reading blueprints; scheduling; formatting invoices and letters in Microsoft Office/Word; accounts receivable; payroll; skilled in...
Service Printing, Inc.
Graphic Designer/Administrative Assistant
1984 - 1987
Computer and typing skills; graphics design; brochure, newsletter/brochure designer and writer for Columbus Country Club; camera work and negative development

Education

Writer's Retreat Workshop
Graduate Certificate
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Kendrick High School
High School Diploma
- 1984
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