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Oliver Olinger | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 21, 2012

Oliver Olinger

Renaissance Writer
   United States
Melbourne
  |  11:26 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $14

To all prospective clients, greetings! I am Oliver J. Olinger, and I have been actively writing (and completing writing projects) for over 20 years. I have written countless thousands of web content, copy writing, advertising, journalistic, editorial, self-help, and technical writing assignments. I have completed four novels, dozens of short stories, seven feature length screenplays (one of which has been optioned by Benderspink Productions), and 35 short screenplays. I have Bachelors Degrees in English and Theology from Christ the King...

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Portfolio

Feature-length action/crime screenplay.
Feature-length action/drama screenplay.
Brief description of necessary elements to designing legal websites.
Step-by-step description of network marketing strategies.
Advertisement for a local cleaning business.
A short narrative about family life in Poland.
Short narrative about Impressionism as an art form.
Directions for file and folder searching within MS Windows environment.
Search engine optimization business centered in Austin, TX.
Marketing analysis of current Hollywood business models.
Satirical article describing an average 'assembly-line' Hollywood production.
Advertisement for software-based timesheet options for businesses.
Advertisement for vinyl window company.
Advertisement for yard sign business.

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Service Description

Nearly 20 years ago, I began my career as a writer, like most teenage boys, with science-fiction, poetry, and rants about the vile and detestable state of the world. Fortunately, I grew up a bit (although I still dabble in sci-fi), and joined the Marine Corps. While in the service of Uncle Sam's Misguided Children (USMC), I worked as an Arabic Linguist/Interrogator in the Marine Corps Signals Intelligence/Ground Electronic Warfare occupational specialty. In addition to my normal assignments, I continued to write everything from administrative narratives, Arabic/English Curriculum, and technical manuals, to screenplays and short stories in my down time. The language training taught me a very valuable lesson that I have incorporated into my writing style, and that is the ability to always come up with several different end equally valid ways to say whatever is on my mind. Because of this I very rarely suffer from writers' block, and I am able to turn out writing projects quickly and efficiently.

Since my honorable discharge from the military, I have worked several 'inspiring' jobs ranging from night shift taxi driving to bartending to call center customer service to IRS tax debt negotiation. In the midst of working and raising a daughter as a single parent (although, now I am married and have a beautiful second daughter), I continued my education and never stopped writing. I am a consummate learner, and continue to self-educate myself at an average rate of two hours...

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Employment

Rotten Monkey
Regular Contributor
2012 - Present
RottenMonkey.com is a newly formed, no-holds-barred news website that I have written dozens of articles for. These can be read at: http://rottenmonkey.com/author/ojopwned/
Textbroker.com
Author
2008 - Present
100% article acceptance rate. No rewrites required! I have been rated high enough to open up level-5 clients, the highest level assignments attainable on the website.
Pwned Cyber Cantina
Owner/Manager
2011 - 2012
Started a Cyber Cafe/Night Club business that catered exclusively to the sterotypical "geek" demographic. Unfortunately, this business suffered from poor funding and I was forced to shut it down...
Matt's Casbah
Bartender
2011 - 2011
High-volume bartending at an extremely busy downtown restaurant/night-club.
KavaSutra III
Bartender
2010 - 2011
Bartending, management, inventory, social networking at a trendy downtown bar that serves South Pacific kava-based drinks in lieu of traditional alcoholic cocktails.
Omni Financial Services
Associate in Training
2008 - 2008
Tax debt negotiation and consolidation business. Wrote narratives for IRS offers-in-compromise, installment-agreements, deferments, etc. Filled out government paperwork, worked client files,...
Vivawireless- MetroPCS
Store Manager
2007 - 2008
Managed business, inventory, employees, warranties, customer service, repairs, etc.
Percepta
Customer Service Representative
2007 - 2007
Customer service phone-line-operator for Ford Motor Company.
Universal Studios
Valet
2007 - 2007
Parked cars at Universal Studios theme park in Orlando.
Brevard Yellow Cab
Taxi Driver
2005 - 2006
Taxi cab driving and transportation.
United States Marine Corps
Signals Intelligence / Ground Electronic Warfare Arabic Linguist
1997 - 2001
Arabic linguist duties, administration, medical administration, tech support, development of curriculum, platoon sergeant, student.

Education

Keiser University
Bachelors Degree in Business Management
2009 - 2009
Christ the King College
Bachelors Degrees in English and Theology
2003 - 2007
Arizona Western College
Associate of Arts
2002 - 2002
Defense Language Institute
Arabic Linguist
1997 - 1999
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Politics
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Sex and Relationships
Fiction
Biography
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