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Albert L. Tarvin, Conflict Resolutions, 6064 Mayberry Lane, Milton FL 32570; (850) 626-2700, fax (850) 626-7040; firstname.lastname@example.org. Writing Specialties: Novels, texts on mediation, news articles, lectures on mediation — court and commercial, classes on court and commercial mediation. Media Experience: Newspaper, newsletter, technical, speeches, research. Books: Chelsea Chelsea, Chelsea the Final Chapter, Run Chelsea Run, Chelsea and Sally, and others. Periodical Credits: Camping magazines, newspapers. Clients: The Florida Supreme Court in presenting the County Court Mediation Program. Awards: Writer's Digest National Self-Publishing Awards 1997, 1999, and 2000. Comments: Hold masters degrees in secondary education, personnel; the Air War College (USAF), the Industrial College of the Armed Forces; and BS in business and social studies.
David Tschanz, 445 Montelluna Dr. No. Venice, FL 34275; (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, 158 Cone Road, Ormond Beach, FL 32174; (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, 1165 Crabapple Lake Circle, Roswell GA 30076; (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.
Anne Wallingford, Niles, Illinois; email@example.com; www.annewallingford.com. Writing Specialties: Permissions editing; personal essays; science educational. Media Experience: Newspaper, newsletter, corporate, technical, Web content, research. Clients: McGraw-Hill Higher Education; ETA (Educational Resources); Sargent-Welch/VWR; WGBH of Boston; United Scientific; Steck-Vaughn; Gale Research; Proof Positive/Farrowlyne. Awards: Chicago Women in Publishing (Individual Excellence in Production). Comments: Best way to contact me is via e-mail as I'm now semi-retired.
Janet Ware, 5440 77th Ave. North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781; (727) 546-8037 or (727) 455-8698; fax (727) 546-8037; firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, 1801 Antilles Place, Orlando FL 32806; day (407) 894-6015, eve. (407) 894-6015, fax (407) 894-6015; email@example.com. 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.
Janet Woods, CONNECT, Forest Park IL (312) 813-0472, fax (708) 366-2617; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.connecttoexecutiveassist.com. Writing Specialties: Textbooks. Media Experience: Newspaper, corporate, e-books, speeches, research. Clients: McGraw-Hill Publishers - Education; Dr. Doug Welpton, Author; Dr. Don Pet, Author; Jesse and Melva Johnson, Authors. Comments: I work with publishing companies or individual authors to secure and clear permissions for publishing projects. Well developed organizational, written and verbal skills. Ability to manage a variety of schedules and projects. Independent worker, analytical, with the capacity to work within budgets. Research capabilities for copyright holders. Strong computer skills. Duties: Identifying pre-published copyrighted material. Requesting permission to use material to copyright holders. Negotiating permissions fees to stay within budget. Coordinating the legal permissions process. Acquiring, monitoring, and tracking all permissions. Ensuring project details are recorded on database Permissions log. Providing credits for acknowledging the source of illustrations or writings. Providing copyright advice and guidance to in-house publishing staff.
Fred. W. Wright Jr., P.O. Box 86158, St. Petersburg, FL 33738-6158, Phone/Fax: 727-595-5004; 1-800-8WRITER; e-mail: 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 web sites (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 the Cassell Network of Writers. 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.
Lisa A. Wroble, an author, speaker, and creative writing instructor from Naples, Florida, is a regular contributor to over 50 periodicals and websites. All her writing, including speculative and historical fiction, draws on heavy use of research teamed with lively writing. Topics range from ancient and American history to natural science, weather, technology, social issues (homelessness, domestic violence), self-esteem, weight control and nutrition, writing, business, and various trades, such as engineering, printing/publishing, construction, and communication. Beyond articles, she has put her interests in science, nature, and history to work in 20 books geared to children ages 5 and up. These books fall into two categories of nonfiction–informational books for the middle and high school level, and high-interest/low vocabulary books for elementary and middle school readers. In addition, 150 articles have appeared in 62 reference publications produced by Fitzroy Dearborn, Gale, St. James Press, U-X-L, Salem Press, Boyton/Cook, Kendall-Hunt, and Cambridge University Press. She has also written numerous book and software reviews for a variety of publications and is currently the "Book Nook" columnist for Wonder Years, published by Partnership for Learning. Many of her articles and reviews have been reprinted in other magazines as well as textbooks and databases such as SIRS Discoverer, Gale's General Reference Center Gold and Biography Resource Center, and EBSCO's Searchasaurus. For more information, including links to sample articles and reviews, visit www.lisawroble.com
Christopher Zoukis, PO Box 1000, #22132-058, Petersburg VA 23804; ChrisZoukis@gmail.com; www.ChristopherZoukis.com and www.PrisonEducation.com. Writing Specialties: Books, articles, book reviews, research, public relations (press releases), prison education, science fiction, criminal law, Web content. Media Experience: Newspaper, magazine, newsletter, PR firm, Web content, research. Books: Education Behind Bars: A Win-Win Strategy for Maximum Security (Sunbury Press, 2012). Periodical Credits: Kansas City Star, Prison Education News, Education Behind Bars Newsletter, Graterfriends, Innocence Denied, BlogCritics, Rain Taxi, State and Federal Criminal Law Review, Federal Criminal and Immigration Law Review. Awards: 2011 PEN American Center Writing Awards - Fiction (Honorable Mention), 2011 PEN American Center Writing Awards - Drama (2nd Place). Comments: Extensive experience in criminal law, prisons, and prison education. Skilled at promoting causes, publications, websites, and individual branding campaigns.