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Garrett C

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Completed Orders 20
Revisions/Order 0.05
Repeat Clients 50%
Last Login 8/24/2016
Location San Leandro, CA
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
Garrett is a versatile writer with over thirteen years of professional freelance experience. He excels with creative content, particularly story development, script writing, and narrative branding, but he is equally masterful with traditional copy writing and technical writing. He is a published novelist and feature article writer, and brings the same passion and meticulous care to his client work that he does to his own work.
Specialties
Voice-driven branding, narrative, story development, script writing, and technical or complex content.
Interests
Literature, film, gaming, science, technology, commerce, sports, DIY culture, green living, sports, rock music, pets, and craft brewing, among many, many others. I'm a writer because I love immersing myself in new topics.
Education
Chapman University Aug 1999 – May 2002
Creative Writing, MFA

Garrett earned an MFA in creative writing with an emphasis in fiction writing. His course work additionally included magazine writing, screen writing, and editing.


Pacific University Aug 1995 – May 1999
Applied Science, BS

Garrett earned a BS in Applied Science with an emphasis on chemistry and biology and a minor in creative writing.


Association Memberships
National Writers Union Nov 2012
Garrett is a member of the National Writers Union.

Projects by Industry
Human Resources

In his contract position with GuideSpark, Garrett has written hundreds of employee engagement video scripts for clients, on topics ranging from medical benefits to retirement plans to business ethics.

Science

Garrett has written and edited hundreds of technical reports, primarily in the health and safety field: IAQ and IH reports, IIPPs, SOPs, safety plans, training curriculum, and computer based compliance training. He holds a degree in applied science, so has a broad understanding of technical and scientific concepts. He additionally has written various feature articles relating to the sciences for online publications.

Education

In addition to working as a freelance writer, Garrett has taught writing at various institutions, including Chapman University and the Orange County School of Arts. During such time, he has written articles on the craft of writing for magazines such as Writers' Journal, Dirtcakes, and various blogs.

Projects by Asset Type
Script/Video

Garrett has written hundreds of scripts relating to HR employee engagement. Additionally, he has written and edited scripts for radio broadcast, feature and short films, audio tours, webinars, and comic books.

Copywriting

Garrett has written copy for websites, brochures, SEO-rich articles, and press releases for clients in various industries, including real estate, life coaching, live events, and the mortuary business.

Book

Garrett is a published novelist in the science-fiction, fantasy, and horror genre, with four titles to his credit. Additionally, he has edited a collection of humorous non-fiction, and ghost written two novels and an inspirational memoir for clients.

Projects By Expertise
Copywriter

Garrett has written copy for dozens of clients in dozens of fields, and he excels at identifying both the unique voice and the content his clients aim to convey to their target audiences. He has written tight, targeted copy for websites, brochures, videos, and book length manuscripts, on topics ranging from health benefits and real estate to paint-balling and cremation services.

Research Writer

Garrett was drawn toward freelance writing because he has the most important trait a writer can have—a burning curiosity for how all things work. He is quick and eager to learn the nuances of each client's business, and is masterful at creating written content that communicates the target message in way that makes each client shine.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Garrett has written hundreds of scripts for online training videos, as well as website copy, print copy, and books in an engaging, conversational voice.

Journalistic

Garrett is an adept researcher who is capable of both traditional and journalistic techniques of fact gathering. He excels at finding the human element in an issue or event and creating well-targeted angles. His feature articles have appeared in both print and online magazines.

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