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Julie Allen | Elance
 
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Julie Allen

Creative Writing for Creative Needs
   United States
  |   Alexandria, VA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

IN A NUTSHELL
In over 20 years of professional experience I have written an unusual variety of pieces for a variety of clients. If you need it, I can write if for you. I offer collateral pieces, project proposals, marketing and fundraising video scripts, grant proposals and articles.

Writing | Research | Interviewing | Project Management | Editing

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Nov 5, 2009|Academic Writing|$400|Working
May 18, 2009|Ghost Writing|$1,000|Completed

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Portfolio

Promotional article for a local Personal Chef.
News about a local production company's latest achievement.
Longer research essay.
Promotional piece.
Client names have been removed for privacy.
Promotional piece
Longer research essay
This document is included with a DVD produced for Middle School teachers. The...
Adjunct Faculty Grants are short documents but require a great deal of detail to be...
Student assignment handouts must outline every requirement of the project.

Skills (6)

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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I am a freelance writer available for a variety of projects, both long and short term. Writing has been a large part of my life since childhood and I am pleased to use my passion for good writing to support my clients. I enjoy writing about a wide variety of topics and love using my research skills to learn something new.

Other handy talents include:
- Thorough researcher, interviewer, and reporter.
- Translator of gobbledygook and technical language into everyday language.
- Areas of specialty include education, technology and non-profit topics.


I work with my clients to determine the best solution to the needs at hand. You can expect me to be professional and easy to work with even on the toughest of projects. My clients appreciate my honesty and candor when analyzing projects and needs. If you need a writer who can meet your deadline and deliver a high quality project, then I am the writer for you.

Areas of specialty include but are not limited to alternative medicine, yoga, health and fitness, photography, film and video, literature, books, veterinary, retail, family and relationships, and non-profit.


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Employment

Brighid Media
Sole Proprietor: Writer/Producer
2007 - Present
RECENT PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS Grant Proposal -Northern Virginia Community College * Writer for professional development grant that awards stipends to NOVA's adjunct faculty. Marketing Video - World...
Northern Virginia Community College
Instructor of English
2006 - Present
I teach expository, argument and creative writing at one of the country's largest community colleges. My students come to me with varied skill levels in speaking and writing English. The cultural...
PCI
Special Events Producer
2000 - 2002
* Wrote project proposals, RFPs, event scripts and client communication pieces. * Managed large scale corporate events for several major clients.
Mills/James Productions
Business Theater Producer
1993 - 2000
I developed full project proposals, managed all aspects of project budgets ranging from $10,000 to $300,000, and consistently achieved above average profitability on project budgets. My clients...
Turner Broadcasting (CNN)
Associate Producer
1990 - 1993
The news business requires an unique ability to handle a faster-than-fast paced environment. In news, the Associate Producer reviews show rundowns; finds and selects video for air, packages, and...

Education

Marymount University
Masters of Literature and Language
2002 - 2004
Ohio University
Bachelor of Science - Telecommunications
1986 - 1990
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