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Geoffrey G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 23, 2010

Geoffrey G.

The Spirit of Literature for Everyday Writing
   United States
  |   Carson City, NV

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Melding creative literary solutions with everyday writing for informative yet interesting materials.

Your customers and readers need not be lost to dry dialog nor bored by unadorned technical data. Simply supply the details and watch your product flourish from the thoughtful application of some eloquent prose. Depending on your audience anything from professional verbiage to cheeky witticisms and 'punny' entendres can be incorporated to carry forth the message in a memorable and enjoyable fashion.

First impressions are everything so...

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Portfolio

An example from an article for the safety column of a newsletter.
A bit of fiction for fun
Logo, tag line and graphics
intro page for website - Logo, tag line and graphics

Skills (6)

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

We thought about calling it Mom and Pop's Writing Shop, but thought better of it for something more professional sounding and less constraining. With our many industry connections and associations, this team will easily expand to meet the needs of any opportunity. That said, however, my lovely wife and I venture forth together into the arena of commercial writing.

Although I bring the majority of the creative writing and she the maddening typing skills, we both share many of the same technical and literary skills. We also share an uncommon love for the language and writing. Both of us are college educated and from professional backgrounds; she from real estate and I from sales and marketing. In addition we both have strong roots in literature, music and art which lends an inspired balance to most everything we do. To top it off, we're people persons and get along well with nearly everyone by way of easygoing, thoughtful communication:

"Honey," I said before writing this profile, "I don't have anything in the way of experience to offer them."
"Don't be an idiot," she said shocked, "you've been writing for at least 30 years and 20 of it in a professional capacity." Then added, "Besides, is there any question you could do better than most of that 'stuff' out there?"

With my wife's hand in mine, I turn to this new chapter in life. After being told for so many years that I ought to write professionally and after hearing for many more years that you should do what you...

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Employment

Perfect Balance Marketing
Marketing Director
2003 - 2004
Nevada Appeal
Special Sections, Promotions and Community Events
2002 - 2003

Education

University of San Francisco
Paramedicine
1990 - 1991
College of Marin
Business
1987 - 1988
University of Pacific
General Education
1985 - 1987
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ghost
book
brochure
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