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Completed Orders 63
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Last Login 9/27/2016
Location Hawthorne, CA
Education Some College
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Summary of Experience
Carmen is an accomplished writer, editor, and former college-level English and writing skills instructor. She has ghostwritten more than twenty print books, ten eBooks, 200 articles, countless essays, book and research proposals, book reviews, and opinion pieces for attorneys, doctors, celebrities, movie producers, realtors, and businesses. Carmen has an extensive background in business, publishing, and marketing, specializing in effective ways of producing multiple streams of income. She is SEO, computer, and Internet savvy with a background in government and municipality law enforcement, and has authored an historical play that has run on stage for more than four years. Carmen is completing a bachelor’s degree in English and journalism from the University of Maryland University College.
Specialties
Carmen specializes in business, entertainment, and educational writing with a background in publishing. Aside from writing, she enjoys the ocean, watching movies, and spending time with family and her dog Ozzie.
Interests
Script writing: movies, theatrical, stage, screen, dramedy, true stories. I enjoy walks on the beach with my pooch, and watching Oprah, DWTS, The Bachelor, American Idol, and sitcoms to relax my mind. I love football and futeball (both American and European)!
Education
University of Maryland University College English and Journalism, English and minor in Journalism

Carmen's focus, for this chapter of her life, is on crafting and honing in on what she's done for more than two decades. Her college credits date back to the mid 80s and she has fostered an attitude of "life-long learning." It is what she advocates and believes. Information is ever-evolving and it is up to each individual to stay informed; learning is life-long.


Honors and Awards
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Association Memberships
Scriptwriters Network - West As a member of the Scriptwriter's Network West Coast, Carmen is also involved in writing television specs, movie scripts, as well as reading and reviewing scripts for sitcoms and dramas. Having written an historical play that has run on stage since 2006, makes her a bona-fide playwright in her own right.

AP Editors Assoc, Black Journalist, Who's Who, Carmen, an accomplished writer, editor, and former English instructor, has ghostwritten books, articles, essays, proposals, and opinion pieces. She has a proven track record and is SEO savvy.

Certificates
Infrastructure Liaison Officer Federal Bureau of Investigation; Joint Reginal Intelligence Center; InFraGard L.A.
Jul 2013
Among her writing gifts and talents, Carmen has always had a love of law enforcement and public service since joining law enforcement in her early 30s. To date, she is still involved with various agencies such as the FBI, The Department of Justice, and The Joint Regional Intelligence Center, doing her part to help keep our boarders safe and secure.

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Carmen, an accomplished writer, editor, and former English instructor, has ghostwritten books, articles, essays, proposals, and opinion pieces. She has a proven track record and is SEO savvy.

Projects by Industry
Publishing

Ghostwriting: business, non-fiction, inspirational, how-to, self-help, fiction.

Editing: Global magazine, books (major and mini), business manuals, copy editor, Web content, newsletters, blogs, resumes, CVs, academics,

Writing: Web blogs for attorneys, doctors, businesses, resumes, CVs, academics, inspirational, how-to articles, how-to books in the medical and technology, SEO, playwright, blogs for major movie producers, press releases, copywriter, general Web content, news letters, magazine features, biographical books, government, journalistic and other content.

Editing / Proofreading: CMOS, AP and CWSM Manuals of style, developmental: line, syntax, grammar, punctuation, Biblical.

Publishing: Major books, mini books, slimlines, self-publishing assistance, marketing, sales, positioning, printing, POD, and traditional.

PR: have done representation for entertainers and authors.

Other: Virtual Assistant

High Tech

Carmen has researched and written more than ten articles and blog posts in the technological field. This includes articles covering how the Internet has changed the way we live, work, and play to new technological advancements such as cloud computing. Additionally, Carmen composed press releases and ghosted a how-to book for a leading publisher on how the internet allows businesses to operate smarter and more cost-effectively.

Legal

Carmen has written legal blogs and articles for attorneys and online media companies. She has a brief background in law enforcement as a police officer and an officer for Homeland Security. Early in her career she worked as a deputy court clerk at a county courthouse and gleans from these experiences in her legal writing.

Career

Carmen has provided organizational development for businesses and assisted in the training and development of employees and staff members. In addition to designing and developing performance management techniques for companies she has also ghostwritten a book on ways for job seekers to use the Internet to identify employment opportunities.

Entertainment

Carmen's background includes writing and ghostwriting blogs, books, and articles for publications such Jet Magazine and others. Her articles have been published by the likes of AOL’s Moviefone entertainment blog and include articles written from celebrity interviews, movie reviews, and more. Her love of reality television, an avid movie-goer affords her a unique perspective from which to compose articles.

Finance

Carmen has written articles, blogs, and opinion pieces in the area of finance including personal finance, credit advice, home-buying mini books, business financing, raising start-up capital, , credit repair, written business plans, and two RFPs. She briefly trained as a financial adviser in her earlier days which allowed her to learn about insurance and investments.

Food

Carmen enjoys traveling in her spare time, dining out, and sampling new cuisine. She has worked for more than seven years as a mystery shopper in her spare time simply because of the love of evaluating, reporting, and rewarding excellent customer service. She has secretly evaluated restaurants, apartments, car dealerships, hotels, and more.

Garden

Carmen loves the craft of writing. This makes it easy for her to write on various topics, even the most difficult or ones to where she has little experience. She often says she girds herself with relevant research and tackles the topics. This, she feels, makes her well-rounded and affords her the opportunity for variety, challenge, and avoids genre-staleness. Gardening is one such topic.

Green Living

Carmen loves the craft of writing. This makes it easy for her to write on various topics where she has little experience. She often says she girds herself with relevant research and tackles the tasks. This, she feels, makes her well-rounded and affords her the opportunity for variety, challenge, and avoids topic-staleness. Going green is one such topic.

Medical

Carmen has written articles and blogs in the area of health and medical such as effective ways of studying for the NCLEX and managing life with sickle cell. After high school she trained as a nurse assistant before finally deciding on law enforcement and writing.

Office

Carmen has provided organizational development for businesses and assisted in the training and development of employees and staff members. In addition to designing and developing performance management techniques for companies she has also ghostwritten a book on ways for job seekers to use the Internet to identify employment opportunities

Real Estate

Carmen has written blogs and articles for real estate companies and agents, investors, and ghostwritten a mini book on ways to turn real estate investments into additional income.

Spirituality

Carmen has an extensive background in spiritual and inspirational materials. She has ghostwritten articles, blogs, minibooks, slimlines, prayer request correspondence, thank you letters, partnership and ministry materials for non-profit churches, pastors, and spiritual organizations.

Relationships

Carmen has written articles, blogs, and opinion pieces regarding relationship building, communication, and effective listening. She worked as a conflict resolution specialist and gleans from this neutral perspective.

Projects by SEO Skill
Title/Meta Descriptions

Carmen, an accomplished writer, editor, and former English instructor, has ghostwritten books, articles, essays, proposals, and opinion pieces. She has a proven track record and is SEO savvy.

Projects by Asset Type
News Story

Books, blogs, copywriting, creative, journalistic, press releases, new articles, breaking news, entertainment blogs, technical, tips, advice.

Projects By Expertise
Copywriter

Carmen, an accomplished writer, editor, and former English instructor, has ghostwritten books, articles, essays, proposals, and opinion pieces. She has a proven track record and is SEO savvy.

Projects by Writing Style
Promotional

Carmen, an accomplished writer, editor, and former English instructor, has ghostwritten books, articles, essays, proposals, and opinion pieces. She has a proven track record and is SEO savvy.

Projects by Company Size
Medium Business

Carmen, an accomplished writer, editor, and former English instructor, has ghostwritten books, articles, essays, proposals, and opinion pieces. She has a proven track record and is SEO savvy.

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