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Mari Sabino | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 1, 2015

Mari Sabino

Unique. Engaging. Vivid.
   Slovak Republic

Overview

An esteemed author once wrote, "Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass."

That is a guiding principle for me. Whether I am writing or editing, I seek to paint words with vivid brushstrokes, tapping into ideas through images; feelings through sensations; facts through well-mined research.

Once I start a project, my focus goes to striking interesting notes of
expression within a given equation.

Website: www.limilines.com






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Portfolio

Wrote script for manga based on the client's story world.
A short screenplay for which I won first place in a national (American) screenwriting...
An original, feature-length screenplay.
published article on film
http://www.latestenglishmovies.com/movie-insights-2/
An editing assignment.
On two non-linear films.
An educational script (a comedy) for a language learning program in which teaching...

Skills (2)

Tested
Creative Writing
English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I write, edit, and assist in the development of:

- screenplays
- scripts for animation and comic books
- novels, including graphic novels
- artist bios
- articles
- e-books

Writing: While my initial focus went solely into screenwriting, I now engage in a wide range of writing assignments. My short stories, film reviews, and poetry can also be found in literary magazines, film sites, and in a poetry anthology.

Editing: To date, I have critiqued and edited novels, as well as numerous e-books. Previously, I co-founded and edited an online literary journal, bringing together different artists and writers, many of whom are known in small press circuits.

Story development: In college, one of my shorts won a national student screenwriting award. Later, I provided story coverage for a film production company. Currently, I develop screenplays, as well as novels. When it comes to story structure, character development, and narrative logic and flow, I zoom in on what works and what needs to change to make the story shine on its own terms.

Personal bio: I am the proverbial world citizen; born in Brazil, raised in the United States, and former resident of Eastern Europe.




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Employment

Culture Unplugged
Contributing Writer
2009 - 2010
Greenbeard Magazine
Editor
2008 - 2009
Published and edited a literary magazine.
Stillking Films
Script Analyst
2007 - 2008
Wrote coverage reports of screenplays and novels, giving them a thorough assessment.

Education

FAMU International Film School (Prague, CZ)
Graduate-level certificate in Screenwriting.
2004 - 2005
California State University, Chico
Bachelor of Arts (On Dean's List)
2000 - 2004

Keywords

Screenwriting Creative writing
Editing
Quirky
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