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David Tschanz, Venice, Florida; (941) 488-4794; email@example.com. Writing Specialties: Travel, History, Middle East, Speech writing, Medical/Healthcare. Media Experience: Newspaper, magazine, newsletter, audio, brochures, PR firm, direct mail, Web content, e-books, speeches, White Papers, research. Books: The Nabataeans; Petra: A Brief History; Mastering SQL Server 2005; Exchange Server 2007 Infrastructure Design. Periodicals: Aramco World, Command, Strategy & Tactics, Against the Odds, Arabian Sun, Arab News, Odyssey, Ahlan Wasahlan, Archaeology, California Liberty, Dimensions, Gaya, Herbs for Health, Line of Departure, Mensa Bulletin, Military History, Redmond Magazine, Sons of Texas Journal, White Star Burma, Wild West. Clients: Saudi Aramco GFI. Awards: Charles S Roberts Award for best historical article. Comments: I firmly believe that "Specialization is for insects." I hold bachelor's in political science (Saint Louis University); master's in history and demography (University of Bridgeport); master's in public health/epidemiology (University of South Carolina); PhD in history (University of Leicester) plus nine computer certifications including MCSE, MDBA, CIW. Spent 23 years in the Middle East serving as communications officer, speech writer and writer in the world's largest oil company. Writes on a broad variety of topics.
Dodie Ulery, Ormond Beach, Florida; (386) 672-9950, cell (386) 290-9211; fax (386) 615-8151; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.dodieulery.com, www.lightboxx.net. Writing Specialties: Metaphysical, spiritual, inspirational, gardening, photography. Media Experience: Newspaper, magazine, newsletter, brochures, direct mail, Web content, photography, E-books. Books: Defining Miracles, Palmistry to Go. Periodical Credits: Florida Gardening Magazine, Pan Gaia Magazine, Circle Network News, Jump Magazine, Florida Holistic Directory, Daytona Sun Times, Fate Magazine, Touchstone Press. Comments: University of Florida Certified Master Gardener, Hypnotist, Professional Freelance Photographer, Graduate of New York Institute of Photography, and Canon Masters Program, Graduate of Institute of Children's Literature, Professional Psychic, Tarot Card Reader and Palmist.
Shirley L. Wagner, Roswell, Gorgia; (770) 640-8967; ShirleyWagner@bellsouth.net. Writing Specialties: Screenplays, ghostwriting books, manuscript editing, articles on arts, environment, tech/business; profiles, press release, newsletters. Media Experience: Newspaper, magazine, newsletter, television, theater, audio/visual, film, books, corporate, advertising/PR. Books: Growing Family Fruit and Nut Trees (co-author/illustrator), Suzanne's African Adventure (editor), The Best of the Bellringer (editor). Periodical Credits: Florida Today, The Florida Naturalist, FYI (editor), The Bellringer, Artists' Forum Bacam, Friends of the Library, and Women in Medicine. Clients: Bacam Artists' Forum, Melbourne Friends of the Library, Indian River Audubon, Pen Women Cape Canaveral Branch, individuals seeking ghostwriting and editing. Awards: President, Florida State Association The National League of American Pen Women, 1991; awards for newspaper and magazine articles, Pen Women Conference; AFCEAN of Mon., 1989; Space Coast Writers' Conference, first in poetry; AAUW, first in drama. Capabilities: Photography, desktop publishing, scanning, art, disk submission. Comments: B.A. Creative Writing, Univ. Mass.; M.A. English, Univ. Fla.; 12 years corporate marketing, finance, technology, PR; publicity local Audubon.
Janet Ware, Pinellas Park, Florida; (727) 546-8037 or (727) 455-8698; fax (727) 546-8037; email@example.com. Writing Specialties: Travel, tourism, medical, higher education, publicity. Media Experience: Newspaper, magazine, newsletter, corporate, advertising/PR, publishing firm. Books: The Insider's Guide To the Florida Keys & Key West (co-author), YMCA Program Discovery Series (series of 10 books). Periodical Credits: Home & Away, AAA World, American City & County, Michigan Living, Central Illinois Business, National Campus Digest. Clients: University of Illinois, Harper College, Human Kinetics Publishing, YMCA of the USA,, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Capabilities: Photography, e-mail. Comments: Especially adept at translating technical (i.e., medical) info into layman's terms. Undergrad degree in journalism from University of Missouri, accredited in public relations (1980).
Debra Wood, Orlando Florida; day (407) 894-6015, eve. (407) 894-6015, fax (407) 894-6015; firstname.lastname@example.org. Writing Specialties: Health, medical, travel, history (Florida), lifestyle, business, tourism, disaster planning, disaster recovery, hurricanes. Media Experience: Newspaper, magazine, newsletter, audio/visual, radio, corporate, ad agency, PR firm, direct mail. Web Site Credits: bewell.com, lef.org/whatshot (Life Extension). Periodical Credits: Mature Outlook, Pool & Spa Living, Business Traveler International, AAA Today, AAA Motorist, Georgia Magazine, Nursing 99, Women in Medicine, Your Health & Fitness, Kiwanis Magazine, Marco Polo, Senior Connection, Get Up & Go!, Florida Serves, The Buffalo News, The Seminole Herald, Construction Equipment Guide, Southwest Orlando Bulletin. Clients: AAA, Great Britain's AA Publishing, Visiting Nurse Association: Community Care for the Elderly, Harbour Private Duty Nursing, Fair Wellness Services, Medical Billing Specialists. Awards: FFWA Awards; Florida Public Relations Association, Judges Award; Sigma Theta Tau Media Award for Excellence in Nursing Journalism. Capabilities: Book editing, photography, desktop publishing, scanning, art, DOS or MAC disk submission. Comments: Registered nurse; full-time freelancer.
Fred. W. Wright Jr., Seminole, Florida; Phone/Fax: 727-595-5004; 1-800-8WRITER; email: TravelWord@aol.com. Media Experience: 11 years as feature writer, columnist, theater and film critic for daily newspaper. Writing Experience: More than 3,500 nonfiction articles sold in past 27 years on subjects ranging from film to science, from medicine to business, from shopping centers to insurance agency, from travel to stress reduction. I have written about hurricane protection, as well as hurrican-proof houses built in Florida. Credits include: Geo, Ad Age, Variety, National Geographic Traveler, St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Tribune, National Enquirer, Weekly World News and many more. I also write for websites (www.office.com, www.gayot.com). Books: I have written several books on travel (City Smart: Tampa/St. Petersburg) and stress reduction (The Radiance Technique on the Job). I have also contributed to and/or updated statewide Florida guide books for Fodor's, Frommer's, Insight Guides. Expertise: I have sold in many genres, not just nonfiction. I have credits in poetry, short stories and film. As a scriptwriter, I have written feature-length motion pictures as well as scripts for industrial films and commercials. Academic: I also teach writing courses for two- and four-year colleges on subjects that include Journalism, Communications, Composition, Technical Writing, Creative Writing, Travel Writing, Feature Writing. I am an instructor in nonfiction for Writer's Digest Schools. Memberships: I am a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and Mensa. I am also on the Board of Advisors for Writers-Editors Netwotk. Other: I have practiced and I teach a stress reduction technique, The Radiance Technique, worldwide. I have conducted workshops in England, Germany, Austria and Australia as well as throughout the U.S. Comments: I never met a word I didn't like.