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Jamie McGhee | Elance
 
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Jamie McGhee

Writer, Editor, Traveler
   United States
  |   Durham, NC

Overview

As an experienced writer, I value the power of language and creativity. I believe my clients' creative visions and pride myself on working efficiently.

While able to write and edit in all genres, I specialize in 1) writing about global issues and cultures and 2) performance writing, including screenplays and comedy. My training includes Duke University and University of St. Andrews; I am currently obtaining a degree in International Studies, with minors in English/Creative Writing and Religion.

I am also able to translate from English to...

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Jul 16, 2014|Ghost Writing|$400|Completed
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Jul 4, 2013|Academic Writing|$31|Working
Jun 16, 2013|Academic Writing|$70|Working

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My resume.
Sample of academic writing: research on Islam and sexuality sponsored by Duke's Asian...

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Service Description

My services include ghostwriting (articles, novels, short stories, screenplays, stage plays); proofreading; and both major and minor editing. I cover most genres.

SELECTED WRITING EXPERIENCE

2014 The Second Face, play about gender in Iran, written under the supervision of Professor Ellen McLarney

2013 A Perfect Come-­-True, commissioned biographical screenplay for Dr. LaVerne Adams, author and speaker

2013 “Lut’s Girls,” novella about religion and sexuality under the Pathways Grant at Duke University Chapel

2013 MLK Legacy Concert, commissioned play for Elwood-­-Edna Foundation for Youth Health, performed at the Blumenthal Theatre in Charlotte, NC

2012 “Davy Knowles: Blues and Rock,” article for Who and Whom Online Magazine 2012 “Amanda Hocking: Writer,” article for Who and Whom Online Magazine

SELECTED EDITING EXPERIENCE

2013-­-Pres Editor in Chief, Unzipped, Duke Journal of Gender and Sexuality

2013 Spanish Blacks in Our Waters, nonfiction, 18th century North America

2013 Assorted Articles, Tuffmind Entertainment

2013 Ph.D. program admissions essays, Dr. LaVerne Adams

2012-­-2013 Editor, Unzipped, Duke Journal of Gender and Sexuality

2012 MLK Legacy Concert

2012 Web content, ShU Bedding and Drapes

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Employment

Sony Pictures
Script Analyst
2015 - Present
I analyze screenplays for structure, theme, characterization and general story, and decide which screenplays will move to the next level of production. This has made me an expert in story,...
Duke Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity
Student Staff
2013 - Present
Liaison between the LGBT Center and the greater Duke community. Responsibilities include planning and executing events focused on sexual and gender difference, providing administrative and...
Duke University Journal of Gender and Sexuality
Head Editor
2013 - Present
I lead of team of student editors in selecting and proofreading articles for the journal. We also create layouts and work with Durham companies to coordinate distribution of more than 500 copies...
G.C.N.
Donor Relations Associate
2013 - Present
Coordinator of donor relations and manager of information databases. Responsible for contacting previous donors, maintaining spreadsheets and databases, and assisting the organization with various...

Education

Duke University
International Studies, Religion, English
2012 - Present
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ghostwriting
proofread
edit
fiction
screenplay
article
web content
screenwriting
lgbt
african-american
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