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Maureen H. | Elance
 
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Maureen H.

Master at Creative Non-Fiction
   United States
East Stroudsburg

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am a retired legal secretary with an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College in New York.

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Portfolio

A 200 word sample SEO article
A 200 word sample SEO article

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I am a retired legal secetary with an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College in New York. Three of my short stories have appeared in a Jersey Shore paper and another is to be published in the Jan/Feb/March issue of Storyteller magazine. I continue to submit my writing for publication.

Currently, I teach a course in Creative Writing at The Older Adult Learning Center asociated with East Stroudsburg University. I also teach acting and run a community group called Magic Moments which performs for free at various senior centers, hospitals and family shelters.

COPY TYPING AND EDITING

I am a very fast typist (90 wpm) and can produce a grammatically correct, spell checked document in minimal time, providing the original work is clearly written or typed.

CREATIVE WRITING

I have written dozens of short stories in many different genres. Three of my stories have been printed in a local New Jersey paper and another will be published in the Jan/Feb/Mar issue of Storyteller magazine. I have also written a play and several skits, some of which have been performed by the theater group I run. I can and have written extremely short pieces, one to two pages, as well as much longer works of twenty plus pages. A sample of a small piece written as a test for an SEO article is available on request.

Creative Non-Fiction is my specialty. If you are writing a memoir, I can help you bring your characters to life and make your situations interesting to the...

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Employment

Seward & Kissel
Legal Secretary
1994 - 2006
Varet Marcus & Fink P.C.
Legal Secretary
1991 - 1994
Shearman & Sterling
Legal Secretary
1978 - 1991
Stephen Wyden Patent Agent
Office Manager and Administrative Assistant
1974 - 1978

Education

Brooklyn College
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
1989 - 1991
Brooklyn College
Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts, Magna Cum Laude,
1986 - 1989
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