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J. Conrad Guest | Elance
 
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J. Conrad Guest

Superior writer and editor
   United States
  |   Northville, MI

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

A superior writer and editor who crafts winning proposals for a host of healthcare providers; interacts with clients as well as subject matter experts to write proposals that win business. Contributed to and edited procedures manuals, and published a company newsletter while a colleague was on maternity leave.

Written for several publications, including a Kalamazoo print magazine that highlights the businesses and people in the Kalamazoo area; two stories appeared on the cover. Motherís Day: Coming to Terms with the Cruelty of Parkinsonís...

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Literary Writing
Literary Editing

Service Description

Aside from responsibilities at Xerox writing proposals and responding to RFP and RFI, writing credentials include Januaryís Paradigm, first published in 1998 by Minerva Press, London, England.

One Hot January, the first in a science fiction diptych, is available from Second Wind Publishing, as it the sequel, January's Thaw. Backstop: A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings is also available from Second Wind Publishing as well as Amazon. Backstop was selected as a 2010 Michigan Notable Book, while the The Lewis Department of Humanities at the Illinois Institute of Technology adopted it as required reading for one of their spring 2011 coursesóBaseball: Americaís Literary Pastime. The Cobb Legacy, a mystery written against the shooting death of baseball legend Ty Cobb's father by his mother, is available from Pulse Publishing. In 2008, he completed Chaotic Theory, a futuristic novella, which is available from Amazon.

Two more novels, 500 Miles to Go and A Retrospect in Death, will become available in in early 2013. The former is through Pulse and latter through Second Wind.

He has written theatrical reviews for a Detroit area newspaper, two murder mysteries that have been successfully produced, and several short stories that have appeared in a variety of literary magazines, including Blood and Thunder: Musings on the Art of Medicine, River Walk Journal and The Redbridge Review.

Guest provides manuscript evaluation and editorial services.

Specialties: Adds value to...

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Employment

J. Conrad Guest
Freelance Writer/Editor
2002 - Present
Freelanced as a writer for several years for Encore magazine in Kalamazoo; two articles have appeared on the cover. Provides manuscript evaluation and editorial services for creative writers. First...
Thomson Reuters Ann Arbor, Michigan
Technical Writer
2010 - 2012
Create and manage content database, and also assist with RFP response processing.
ACS Healthcare Solutions
Business Development
1997 - 2010
As a business development specialist, primary responsibilities include managing, writing and editing proposals. In a fast paced environment with minimal supervision, assists with hundreds of...
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