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Nicholas Thurkettle | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 18, 2013

Nicholas Thurkettle

All-purpose wordsmith
   United States
  |   Huntington Beach, CA
  |  6:28 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I am a published author with professional experience in journalism, literature, and dramatic scripts for stage and feature film. I produce quality content and take pride in my adaptability to the needs of any project. As a freelancer, my work has included transcriptions, ghostwriting, editing, client communications/outreach, newsletters, form letters/e-mails, industrial/training presentations, even jokes for corporate dinner speeches.

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Service Description

PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE ELANCE FEES:

Proofed transcriptions of audio recordings: $15/hr

Accurate, grammatically-clean copy produced at an average pace of 5 hours' labor per recorded hour of content.

Editing/proofreading: $20/hr

Newspaper-trained copy editing skills can be applied to nearly any prose content.

Creative writing/ghostwriting: $30/hr or negotiated price-per-word

Published author of fiction, experienced in collaboration and teaching.

Corporate communications: minimum $50 for simple letter, minimum $100 for newsletter

Hundreds of letters and newsletters produced for both internal and customer use at high-end clients such as law firms.

Screenwriting - industrial/training video content - $150/page

Hollywood-quality sense for the language of film and dramatic structure means a clearer, more-involving end product for you. Member of the Writers Guild of America with scripts sold and optioned at major feature film production companies.


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Employment

Bay View Law Group
Communications Specialist
2009 - 2012
Produced written content including business letters, marketing/website copy, client newsletters, internal corporate newsletters, and a training video for nationwide attorney network.

Education

Bradley University
Bachelor of Arts
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Writing
Creative Writing
Editing
Proofreading
Communications
Ghostwriting
Transcription
Content
Script Writing
Screenwriting
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