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Stuart B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 13, 2009

Stuart B.

I have a passion for writing!
   United States
  |   Friendswood, TX

Overview

In my position as a tutor at the University of Houston Clear Lake Writing Center, I have worked with dozens of students over the past six months. I have met with students in person, online and telephonically to help improve both the projects upon which they are working and also their general writing skills.

I recently received a Master's Degree in Technical Writing at the University of Houston at Clear Lake. I have the skills, the education, the experience and the determination to help all the writers I work with to reach their goals...

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Portfolio

An academic discussion of the differences inherent in technical and popular writing.
A literary review of Jay MacInerney's novel "Bright Lights, Big City" as a...
A creative account, written in journal format, of my kayaking adventures on Clear...
A crative description in journal form of a kayaking trip I took with my son.
A letter I submitted in answer to a lawsuit which resulted in the dismissal of said...
An academic work comparing Japanese popular graphic art prior to 1845 with Japanese...
An Academic work comparing the Western concepts of reality (realism, social...
A literary review of archetypal motiffes in Sherwood Anderson's "Winesburg,...

Skills (8)

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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
English Vocabulary Test
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Call Center Skills
Public Relations
Phone Support
Business Writing

Service Description

I am interested in writing academic articles, articles about health topics, articles about religious topics, articles about pets, etc...

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Employment

University of Houston Clear Lake
Tutor
2009 - Present
Worked with students on writing projects in a one-one-one capacity. Shared knowledge of writing strategies to help students become better writers. Offered a reader’s response to students’...
Moody Review, Inc
Client Support Senior Account Executive and Client Support Team Leader
2002 - 2007
Senior mediator responsible for resolving issues arising between clients, providers and patients as a result of the payment of claims in accordance with MRI Medical Bill Verification. Explained the...
Aetna US Healthcare
Medical Claims Analyst
2001 - 2002
Reviewed appeals for additional benefits from providers. Researched data including Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure (HCPCS) codes to determine if additional...
Prudential/Aetna Healthcare
Assistant Claims Consultant / Medical Claims Examiner
1997 - 2001
Responsible for the written responses to complaints filed by doctors, members, attorneys and State Boards of Insurance. Led the department in productivity while maintaining the highest quality...

Education

University of Texas
Bachelor of Arts
1982 - 1988
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