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Christa K. | Elance
 
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Christa K.

Creative Writer, Copywriter, and Creative Critique
   United States
Eau Claire
  |  3:57 am Local Time

Overview

"Christa is an editorial muse. With her help, I have placed in major contests, written a successful MFA thesis, been published, and earned an invitation to Clarion West. She has a sharp eye for improving clarity and fluidity. Her storytelling instincts are invaluable. She strives to strengthen your vision without compromising your story. Working with Christa has made me a better writer. -S. L. Meilleur"

I'm a writer with diverse experience, from short fiction to creative text for collectible card games, to corporate brochures and web...

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Portfolio

This .pdf includes a critique and a sample page of a line-by-line review I did for a...
This is a sample critique I provided for a fellow workshop member. This was for a...
This is a sample page from a Line-by-Line review of a creative fiction story I did for...

Skills (6)

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing Skills Test
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Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I can provide an overall creative critique of your document, with specific attention to Concept, Structure, Characters, and Dialogue. I'll make notes about any aspect of your writing that needs particular attention, or anything that is particularly well-handled.

Additionally, I can offer Line-by-Line (LBL) reviews and developmental editing of your project using Microsoft Word .docx format. The LBL will cover everything from word choice to sentence structure to grammar and style issues.

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Employment

Wizards of the Coast
Creative Text Writer
2006 - Present
I am a contract employee for Wizards of the Coast, writing card names and flavor text for the card game Magic: The Gathering.
Wisconsin Metal Fab, Inc.
Marketing
2004 - Present
This is my current full-time employer. I have many responsibilities at this company, including writing copy for any ads or press releases that are needed, as well as writing copy for the website,...
RJM Manufacturing, Inc. dba Energy King
Marketing & Sales
2004 - Present
This is my current full-time employer. I have many responsibilities at this company, including writing copy for any brochures, ads or press releases that are needed, as well as writing copy for...
Parable Press (parablepressmag.com)
short story contributor
2013 - 2013
My short story, "The Chitlin' Circuit", was published in the February 1, 2013 issue of Parable Press. You can read the story in its entirety at:...
Johnson Monument Company
Website Copywriter (contract)
2008 - 2008

Education

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Bachelor of Arts - Creative Writing
2000 - 2003
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