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Lana Penrose | Elance
 
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Lana Penrose

Bestselling Author and Lover of Words
   Australia

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Overview

I can help you with anything you need, be it ghostwriting, web content, articles, reviews, manuscript development, transcription, press releases, editing, proofing or rearranging your kitchen cupboards.

I've been writing professionally for over a decade and have had two memoirs published through Penguin/Viking. I've also self-published, ghostwritten and have a new book due out later this year through a boutique publishing house. I've contributed to countless magazines: Time Out, Madison, Notebook, TNT, Classic Rock, InPress, Beat and...

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My bestselling memoir.
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Sample Prologue
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Narrative Sample
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My second memoir.
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Sample narrative
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Ghosts of Boyfriends Past
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Ghosts of Boyfriends Past
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Ghosts of Boyfriends Past
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Ghosts of Boyfriends Past
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Opinion piece on robots as we venture closer to 'Terminator' terrain!
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Human trafficking, 2,000 words
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Published by megaphoneoz.com, 2,000 words.
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Published by Notebook
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Published by Notebook
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I have hundreds of these, too many to upload! This one was published by TNT, London
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Sample blogs - one for a client whose name has been withheld and one for my website.
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'What do writers read?'
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'Top 5 Things My Thirties Taught Me'
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Media reviews
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Media reviews
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Penguin press releases co-authored by me and my publicists. Note I've written countless...
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Skills (10)

Tested
English
Content Writing
Creative Writing
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
English Punctuation
English Spelling
Microsoft Word
Online Writing

Employment

SELF-EMPLOYED
Author, Journalist
2009 - Present
Finalising two books - one non-fiction, one YA fantasy. Completed Media Journalism Certificate IV, receiving distinctions in website development, interviewing skills, news media research, news...
PENGUIN PUBLISHING
Author
2007 - 2009
Authored "Kickstart My Heart", autobiographical memoir (Penguin/Viking). Freelance articles commissioned by Madison and Notebook Magazines.
DARREN HAYES
Personal Assistant / UK Management Representative
2004 - 2006
Tour, travel & PR arrangements. Overseeing merch production, wardrobe requirements, recording schedules, general accounts, vocal appointments, office & studio management and band rehearsals....
PENGUIN PUBLISHING
Author
2001 - 2004
Authored "To Hellas & Back", bestselling autobiographical memoir (Penguin/Viking). Released October 2007.
CHANNEL 7
Writer / Producer
2000 - 2000
Responsible for research and production of national daily breakfast music program. Produced artist profile pieces and gave AVID direction. Liaised with record company reps and conducted off-camera...
CHANNEL 10
Freelance Producer, Pepsi Chart Show
2000 - 2000
Responsible for directing talent, camera and sound; research and question prep for talent; Interviews conducted with Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Macy Gray and more.
EMI/VIRGIN, ROADSHOW, UNIVERSAL MUSIC
Promotions
2000 - 2000
Worked casually at EMI, VIRGIN, ROADSHOW & UNIVERSAL MUSIC. Responsible for liaising with press, radio and television.
MTV
Senior Producer
1997 - 1999
Senior Producer / Scriptwriter MTV News, and Talent & Artists Relations Manager. Producer Most Wanted, Greatest Hits, Headbangers' Ball and other rocktastic productions. Studio production,...
SONY MUSIC
Promotions Manager, International Artists
1996 - 1996
Responsible for servicing press, radio and television with a view to getting tracks/clips playlisted on national, metropolitan and regional radio and television. Responsible for artist coverage in...
TNT MAGAZINE, LONDON
Freelance Journalist, Music & Entertainment
1995 - 1996
Wrote feature articles and live reviews pertaining to the piping hot London scene.
ARISTA RECORDS / SONY MUSIC, LONDON
PA to Simon Cowell & ors
1995 - 1996
PA to Simon Cowell in A&R. General assistant to television, radio and press pluggers. Also did a stint at Sony UK around this time as a Promotions Assistant, offering general publicity support.
INPRESS & BEAT MAGAZINES, MELBOURNE
Freelance Journalist, Music & Entertainment
1993 - 1994
Wrote features and live reviews.
VIRGIN
PA to MD, Marketing Assistant, Buyer, Receptionist
1991 - 1994
Receptionist, then Fashion Buyer, then assistant to MD, then relocated from Sydney to Melbourne to play assistant to Marketing Manager. See how flexible I am? And I don't just mean bendy.

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