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Mark Vorenkamp | Elance
 
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Mark Vorenkamp

Professional Writer, Editor, and Ghostwriter
   United States
  |   Lansing, MI
  |  7:40 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I am a graduating student in Spalding University's Masters of Fine Arts in Writing program, have been President of the Inklings Writers Guild since 2009, and my work has been featured in The Writer Magazine and TWJ Magazine.

Additionally, I have worked for the last five years as an ebook developer for several small publishers, giving me a strong understanding of the publishing industry in general.

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Portfolio

This is a sample chapter from my work-in-progress novel, "State of the Union."
This is a sample of nonfiction work, a paper I wrote for my MFA program.

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Developmental Editing

Service Description

I am a writer and editor, capable of taking your rough ideas and turning them into a polished piece, and capable of helping you improve your own pieces beyond what you thought possible. I will work with any type of writing, in any genre, and within any medium. My offered services include:

-Ghostwriting-
I am a novelist and a graduating student from Spalding University's MFA in Writing, giving me a strong understanding of what makes a story both successful and compelling.

-Developmental Editing-
I have been the President of the Inklings Writers Guild since 2009. The position involves developmentally editing one piece a week for members. Several members have seen drastic improvement in the overall quality of their writing and plotting during the time that they were receiving regular edits.

-Line Editing-
As a result of my MFA, I have a strong understanding of grammar and language, allowing me to see things that others might miss.


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Employment

Inklings Writers Guild
President
2009 - Present
As President of the Inklings Writers Guild, I oversee weekly meetings, prepare instructional presentations, and developmentally edit members writing.

Education

Spalding University
Masters of Fine Arts in Writing
2012 - 2014
Michigan State University
B.A. English, certificate in Education
2008 - 2012
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Creative Writing
Fiction Writing
Proper English (U.S.)
Ghostwriting
Developmental Editing
Editing
Line Editing
American English
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