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Jensen Toperzer | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 19, 2014

Jensen Toperzer

Freelance Writer / Editor
   United States
  |   Olney, MD

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $17

Meticulous and detail-oriented writer and editor with 4+ years of experience in book publishing, magazine publishing, and web publishing. Works well on a team with other creative types; a strong communicator and team player. Excellent computer and interpersonal skills honed through work in information technology and customer service. Experienced in working with genre fiction (romance, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, suspense, adventure, erotica) and gaming and pop culture journalism.

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Portfolio

Wrote a feature article for The Escapist, an online magazine about gaming and popular...
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/features/9788-The-Art-of-Exhibition
Worked with two other authors to write an analysis of the new videogame, Bioshock:...
http://www.wired.com/gamelife/?p=55460

Skills (10)

Tested
Writing
Adobe Photoshop
Editing
Copy Editing
Press Release Writing
Microsoft Office
Social Media Marketing
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Creative Suite
Creative Writing

Service Description

General writing & editorial services. Specialties include writing about popular culture & video games, publicity, & genre fiction.

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Employment

MailerMailer
Web Writer
2013 - 2014
Manage the editorial calendar for MailerMailer's blog and the Presstacular article database Write, Copyedit and edit content for MailerMailer, both on their website and for their Presstacular...
Second Story Books
Assistant
2013 - 2013
? Assist with day to day operations at Second Story Books ? Catalog titles, manage inventory ? Basic cleanup and administrative tasks
Night Dive Studios
Freelance Writer
2013 - 2013
? Conduct interviews with game creators, artists, writers, and designers ? Write articles on a freelance basis as-needed
Wired Magazine
Play Editorial Fellow
2013 - 2013
? Write articles for the magazine, primarily focusing on WIRED pop culture (science fiction and fantasy) ? Record and produce the Game|Life podcast for the Game|Life column on WIRED.com ?...
Circlet Press, Inc.
Editorial Assistant, Publicity Associate
2011 - 2012
? Create newsletters, advertisements, and promotions to promote Circlet Press' publications across a variety of platforms, including email newsletters, blogs, Tumblr, Google+, Twitter, and...
Emerson College
IT Helpdesk Technician
2010 - 2012
? Assist students and staff with information technology issues and concerns ? Troubleshoot computer problems such as internet connectivity issues, program failures, and viruses ? Give instruction...
Smithsonian Enterprises
Sales Associate
2010 - 2010
? Provided prompt customer service to visitors to NASM ? Provided information about exhibits, upcoming events, and local attractions in and near NASM ? Adapted to a variety of different...
Planned Systems International
Marketing Intern
2009 - 2009
? Designed graphics for sales proposals ranging from flowcharts in the company colors to logos to customized PowerPoint themes. ? Checked proposals for consistency in style, presentation, prose,...

Education

Emerson College
MFA
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McDaniel College
BA
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Keywords

writing
editing
popular culture
video games
science fiction
fantasy
tabletop games
board games
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