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Sam Severn | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 12, 2014

Sam Severn

I make dreams come true. Your dreams.
   United States
  |   Snohomish, WA
  |  2:58 am Local Time

Overview

Award-winning screenwriter, ghostwriter, and editor, rated in the Top 1% of all Elance writers.

I studied writing under Academy Award-winning screenwriter Stewart Stern ("Rebel Without A Cause"). And I wrote and directed the award-winning feature film THE SECRET DELETED FILES OF COSMIC RAY, available on DVD.

Dreams are powerful. Dreams can transform you. Dreams come from a Higher Power, and can take you to your highest place. If you have a dream, or a vision, your heart yearns to see it come true. My calling is to write the words that...

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Portfolio

Preview of the David Lynch web series "Interview Project," written for...
Fictional review of an album by funk legend Betty Davis, published in Organic Couples...
Original screenplay for the Crime Thriller, SLOANE, now making the film festival circuit.
10 pages from an original dramatic screenplay, polished for an Elance client.
Original screenplay for an animated Rock & Roll Fantasy film, COSMIC RAY.
Original treatment for a proposed jukebox musical play, based on the music of Bon Jovi
10 pages from a Sci-Fi screenplay. The entire 120-page script was written in 7 days in...
Review of the 2011 David Fincher film adaptation of the Stieg Larsson novel.
A true love story, written in June 2012 for the magazine ORGANIC COUPLES
Treatment from the novel by Terry Smith, written for the author to submit his book to...
A non-fiction article on the Japanese mealtime prayer "Itadakimasu," written...
Episode 2 of the feature film "Cosmic Ray," written and directed by Sam...
Treatment for a proposed screenplay project, based upon a true story.
A Horror/Western novella, edited in May of 2013.

Skills (7)

Tested
Screenwriting
Ghostwriting
Editing
Fiction Writing
Non-Fiction Writing
Journalism
Proofreading

Service Description

A full-service, full-time creative writer.

- Screenwriter
- Ghostwriter
- Novelist
- Editor
- Proofreader
- Journalist
- Film Reviews
- Music Reviews
- Book Reviews
- TV Reviews
- Pop Culture Reviews
- Web Articles
- Script Editing & Formatting
- Transcribing
- Typing at 99 WPM with 99% Accuracy
- Script Consultant
- Script Doctor
- Creative Writer

I can take your project from the smallest seed of an idea, all the way to its most mind-blowing realization. Whether it be Drama, Comedy, Romantic-Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Crime, Teen, Love Story,. Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery, Western, Action, Adventure --

If you can dream it, I can write it.

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Employment

OneDirection.net
Staff Writer
2014 - Present
Staff writer for the world's most popular One Direction fansite, read by more than a million Directioners each month.
Kandy Magazine
Staff Film Reviewer
2013 - Present
Monthly movie reviewer for the print and Web version of the #1-ranked menís lifestyle and entertainment magazine on iTunes.
Organic Couples Magazine
Staff Writer
2012 - Present
Entertainment and feature writer for the print and Web version of this entertainment and lifestyle magazine for couples.
OnePopz
Staff Writer
2012 - Present
Daily entertainment writer for OnePopz.com, a UK website specializing in pop music, pop movies, and pop entertainment.
Life And The Movies
Film Reviewer
2013 - 2013
Weekly film reviewer for LifeAndTheMovies.com.
That Metal Blog
Music Reviewer & Feature Writer
2012 - 2013
Staff writer and reviewer for a US-based blog specializing in music news from the heavy metal world.
Tippr
Amazon Store Manager & Copy Writer
2011 - 2012
Managed and created all advertising and product copy for the Amazon Store for Tippr.com, the world's third-largest collective buying company, headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
The North County Outlook
Reporter & Entertainment Writer
2008 - 2010
Feature news reporter, and entertainment writer, for The Outlook, a Pacific Northwest weekly newspaper.
Dream Forest Pictures Company
Writer/Director
1999 - 2010
Owner of Dream Forest, a motion picture production company. Writer and Director of the 2004 award-winning feature film "Cosmic Ray," named Best Sci-Fi Film at Shockerfest and the New York...

Education

University Of Washington
Professional Film & Video Program
1992 - 1993
University Of Washington
Professional Screenwriting Program
1992 - 1993

Keywords

script
screenwriter
editor
screenplay
ghostwriting
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