Award-winning screenwriter, studio story consultant, film journalist, grant writer. My credits include independent features, documentary treatments, dramatic educational TV series, internet series, home entertainment, and commercial scripts. Awards include an Emmy, Codie, New York Film Festival Gold, Action for Children's Television Award, and Cine Golden Eagles. I recently completed a historical dramatic feature that is in development, and am writing a full-scale theatrical work. As a story consultant for fiction and film, I have read scripts for studios, contests, grants, a short story magazine, and many individual writers. I have written regular columns on film for sf360.org and Film Arts Magazine, on Los Angeles attractions for French Vogue, and on chronically ill children for Tributes. As a grant writer, I have raised $10,000-$400,000 in grants for education, the arts, and health care.
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Fluent in both English and French, I have nearly 15 years of experience in the arts, culture, education and marketing fields. Writing, proofreading and translating are the primary skills that have made me a successful well-rounded professional. What I can contribute to your project Creativity: I am the author of a published book of poetry. My short stories and songs appear in collective works. I have also created marketing content, in French and English, for artistic, cultural and educational events. Precision: research, fact checking and triple proofing content are skills I master after having spent nearly nine years writing and translating press releases and a variety of material for a national broadcaster and a university. Subjects ranged from dark matter research to dark clown productions. I have also prepared and submitted successful grant applications to regional, provincial and federal agencies for a not-for-profit professional artistic organization. Adaptability: my schedule is flexible and my skills are versatile. I can adapt content and translations to specific brands, markets and moods.
I am a full-time UK-based arts professional with 18 months' experience working in the visual arts. I have completed numerous projects in this time covering film, animation, sculpture and installation, drawing and painting, sound, performance and outdoor arts. My academic background is in biological sciences and environmental physics. In the past 18 months, I have undertaken three international arts residencies, have had two UK-based solo exhibitions (one supported by Arts Council England) and participated in several international group exhibitions. My work is held in private collections in Australia, Canada, Iceland, Germany, the Republic of Ireland and throughout the UK. I have been published internationally and have presented work at conferences both in the UK and internationally. I have six years of project management experience in addition to my visual arts background. This experience includes fundraising, grant applications, writing publicity materials, creating content for web and print, graphic design, creating copy, organizing conferences and workshops, and managing events.
To help business owners experience more success through better communications including writing business plans, marketing plans, sales tracts, grant proposals, blog, article and web post editing. I have many years of experience in writing and selling comprehensive financial plans, making the technical and mundane easily understandable to enhance sales. More recently I have served successfully as a business consultant in all of the above listed areas. I can help your ideas be communicated clearly in an inspirational manner!
Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.
Traveling, living, and doing research in Latin America over 35 years has produced 3 books on El Salvador, a guide to Machu Picchu, two edited books on Mexico and peacekeeping, and dozens of articles on topics from civil war in El Salvador to points of interest in and around Niagara Falls. Along the way, I have acquired skills in resume writing, PowerPoint, and editing. In recent years photography has become a passion, accompanied by a growing portfolio of travel writing.
German native speaker. Speaking and writing English on a daily basis in my main profession as a booking agent and tour manager for more than 15 years. Substantial translation experience in the context of my main job, especially translating artist biographies, press releases, official funding applications, technical and hospitality riders, tour/show itineraries etc. Worked, travelled and lived in Canada, UK and Australia for several years. And last but not least...married to a native English speaker.
I am a professional writer and social science researcher living in New Orleans, Louisiana. I specialize in editing, proofreading, writing, and research. I have an M.A. in Anthropology from Columbia Univ., as well as a B.A. in Honors English from San Diego State Univ. I have versatile skills and interests and can cover a wide range of topics in the arts and sciences. As an anthropologist, I am well versed in cross-cultural perspectives, enabling me to write for diverse audiences. In addition, I have over ten years of experience as a freelance proofreader, editor, and tutor. On the creative side, I love to work with horror, science fiction, and fantasy, though I am certainly open to other genres. I am skilled at breaking down and paraphrasing highly technical language, which is advantageous for technical and science writing. In all areas, I have a meticulous editorial eye for grammar, spelling, formatting, and content.
I have a B.A. in English literature, a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Toronto, and 13 years of experience in academic writing and grant writing. During my academic career I have published 3 articles in top rated academic journals in my field, and 7 more as book chapters and conference proceedings. I have also presented my work at many academic venues, thus having perfected the skill to present any amount of information in a concise, clear, and engaging manner. During my graduate studies, I also regularly wrote grant proposals, and have managed to secure several highly prestigious federal and provincial grants. Over the course of 6 years, I have raised a total of over 130,000$ for my own academic research. My academic experiences have taught me that I genuinely enjoy the process of synthesizing ideas (my own and those of other people) into a compelling narrative. I started working as a freelance writer recently, and have already had experience writing grant proposals for a small non-profit start-up in Toronto, as well as writing and editing a couple of kickstarter projects. I greatly enjoyed this type of work, and look forward to more opportunities to help others with their research and writing needs. I believe that I can effectively apply my curiosity and skills to virtually any field of writing, editing or research.
I enjoy motivating people and have a varied business background. As a result, I have a deep well of resources to draw from when working on particular projects. I have authored two books and love the the creative side of that process. I plan on becoming an accomplished author and speaker; traveling the country, inspiring people to reach their dreams. The potential is there for all of us to become something spectacular. With that stated, I would love to help you with your project needs. I possess a strong command of the English language. I will not be satisfied unless you are. I took my last business venture to 22 million dollars living by that very simple principle. Customer service is an art as much as it is a science. I look forward to serving you.