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Kurt D. | Elance
 
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Kurt D.

Creative and Professional Writer at your Service
   United States
  |   Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

I am a native English speaker with more than five years experience as a content writer, editor, proofreader, copywriter, researcher, and office assistant. I recently graduated from American University with a M.A. in Literature In addition to professional and academic writing, I also pen editorials, essays, and fiction, some of which has been published. I am looking to hone my craft, offer my talents, and find new opportunities.

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Portfolio

Would you inject yourself with a toxic substance to remain forever beautiful? Here, I...
This is an expository writing on computer-generated images (CGI) in film. I wrote it...
My wife and I co-wrote this human interest feature for our yoga studio's quarterly...
http://issuu.com/smys/docs/smysnews2012
This is an academic essay about cyborgs in literature, and film. I presented it at the...
In this humorous science fiction story, two boys help a hapless alien find fuel for his...
This piece is a book summary of Suzanne Collins' popular young adult novel, "The...

Skills (10)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing
Report Writing
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
English Punctuation
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
HTML5
WordPress

Employment

KMD Creative Services
Freelance Contractor
2013 - Present
Contract work from various clients including: copywriting/copyediting; Proofreader (digital and print); creative writing (fiction and non-fiction); ghostwriting; and, transcription services
The Content Authority
Copywriter
2012 - Present
Create original web content for clients, approx. 10 - 15 per week Edit and prepare content for publication
Drawchange
Research Assistant
2012 - Present
Research charities and organizations helping impoverished communities in Appalachia Draft reports and proposals for supervisor
Computer C.O.R.E.
Career Skills Instructor
2011 - 2012
Teach basic keyboarding skills to low-income, ESL adults using Keyboarding Pro software Teach resume/cover letter writing and job interview skills to same students weekly Collaborate with...
Folio (American University)
Student Publications Editor
2010 - 2012
Read and evaluate manuscripts, approx. 20 per week Recommend top-tier manuscripts to editorial staff for publication
Software Information and Industry Association
Anti-Piracy Analyst
2010 - 2012
Researched and documented software copyright infringements on online auction sites Provided status updates in weekly conference calls with SIIA team members and clients Composed, edited, and...

Education

American University
Masters in Literature
- 2012
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Bachelor's in English
- 2007

Keywords

Creative
Copywriter
Editor
Proofreader
Web Content
Articles
Fiction
Novel
Analyst
Research
Rewrite
Professional
Non-Fiction
Content
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Identity
Username
kmdouglass771
Type
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Member Since
January 2013
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