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David Worth | Elance
 
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David Worth

A Wordsmith for the Discriminating
   United States

Overview

A highly accomplished American writer, moving back to the US from Europe, with over two decades as a full-time professional. I have written biographies, ghostwritten memoirs, optioned my own screenplay with a major studio, crafted speeches delivered at the White House and the UN, penned editorials, articles, eulogies -- the works. I've been published in TIME magazine, the NY Times, the WSJ and many other periodicals. Fast, fair, deadline driven.

I have written for various heads of state, US senators, CEOs (including one Mr. Gates),...

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Jan 20, 2014|Creative Writing|$274|Working
May 24, 2013|Ghost Writing|$6,570|Completed

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Portfolio

TIME article on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Delivered by Senator Dianne Feinstein
TIME article on foreign policy
TIME article on a history of historians
Literary Review - article on William Vollman
Delivered at Bob Hope's funeral service
Optioned full-length script on the tragedy of Maximilian and Carlota

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Business Writing
Creative Writing
Project Management
Microsoft Word

Service Description

Please see above. Time is money, yours and mine. If you've got a project -- long or short, ambitious or simple, fiction or non-fiction -- I can help. Guaranteed.

• A seasoned writer and communications consultant with over two decades experience, both independently and for top-tier political and business leaders.

• Proven professionalism as a ghostwriter, journalist, historian and screenwriter.

• Published essays and op-eds in a variety of venues, including TIME, The Washington Post, The NY Times, the Literary Review (UK) and elsewhere.

• Crafted speeches, toasts and eulogies for heads of state from three continents and other leaders, including Bill Gates, senators and ambassadors, and Inter-American Development Bank President, Luis Alberto Moreno.

• Earned applause for words read aloud at the White House (the Rose Garden and State dinners), the United Nations, the World Economic Forum in Davos, several celebrated universities, the National Press Club – even Bob Hope’s funeral.

Freelance Writer, 2005 to the present, works include:

• Spearheading a major multimedia project for a powerful consortium promoting global ethical mining, banking reform in the U.S, and B-corps. OngoingÂ…

• Ghostwritten book on strategies and myth debunking for one of the world's top automated traders, focusing on the S&P 500, Forex, and Nasdaq. 2012-13.

• Cap Estel: A Villa in Time: a lush coffee table book on a renowned Cote d’Azur villa and its various owners and fabled guests,...

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Education

Oxford University, UK
Masters Degree
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books
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memoirs
screenplay
politics
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