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Last Login 9/26/2016
Location Buffalo Grove, IL
Education College Diploma
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
Roger has been a professional writer for more than 20 years. He is an award-winning playwright, he has been the head writer for a film production company and he has written more than 500 online articles. He has also written procedural manuals, policies and business memos.
Specialties
Roger specializes in screenwriting, play writing, and writing articles based on current news, sports or health topics. He loves to write about horse racing and casino gambling, too. He is very opinionated and enjoys writing an occasional opinion piece, as well (politically, he's a centrist, so he loves to point out the folly of both democrats and republicans).
Interests
Roger is a parent first and foremost, so he is very interested in children and parenting. He loves baseball and NFL football. He has been a tournament blackjack player and an avid horseplayer. He has worked in the security industry, so he knows quite a bit about alarms, cctv systems, and emergency response. He also loves to fish and practice martial arts.
Education
College of Lake County Theatre, Economics,

The writer performed on stage in 7 plays while attending. He took several writing and performance related courses there, including a screenwriting course.


William Rainey Harper College General Arts, Associate of Arts

One of the writer's term papers was published in "The Harper Anthology" for that year. This is a collection of the best academic work written in a given year by students of the college, as voted on by a panel of literary professors.


Milwaukee School o Engineering Mechanical Engineering,

The writer left after two years to focus on his budding career as a playwright. While at MSOE, he created their Drama Club, which is still going strong today.


Honors and Awards
Honorable Mention -- Most Promising Playwright of 1993 This was essentially the 3rd place award for being among the best playwrights of the year, as determined by the magazine "The Script Review."

Association Memberships
American Society for Industrial Security Dec 2006
This is an organization of security professionals that spans across the globe. The organization provides a unique collection of resources and information related to security, alarms, cctv cameras, card access and other access control technology.

Certificates
Certified Institutional Protection Manager International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection
Jun 2010
This is a certification for security managers in a non-profit setting, given to those who complete coursework and show competency and experience in protecting cultural property.

Projects by Industry
Entertainment

The writer has worked extensively as a playwright and a little bit as a screenwriter and script consultant. He loves to tell a story and entertain the reader, whether it's on stage, screen, or in an online blog. He has written a few online articles about the entertainment industry, as well.

Finance

He has written a few opinion blogs on finance and a few online news articles on finance, as well. He studied economics in college and has a real fascination with money, the markets, and how the economy works.

Gaming

The writer has written a couple of horseracing articles and one on blackjack, but he would love to write more if he can find an audience.

Green Living

He has a lot of knowledge of this industry, but has only a few articles online in this area at this time.

Health

He has written many online health articles, mainly on recent developments or study results in the health and medical industry. A lot of his articles in this area have been in the 200-500 word range and often deal with children and mothers' health. Health is a topic of particular interest for this writer and he has access to health professionals to aid in research.

Humor

He has written dozens of comedic stageplays and a few comedy films. In addition, he has published a few humorous blogs.

Medical

He has written many online health articles, mainly on recent developments or study results in the health and medical industry. A lot of his articles in this area have been in the 200-500 word range and often deal with children and mothers' health. He has access to health professionals who can aid in research on this topic.

Sports

He has written several paid sports articles online and he contibutes frequently to sports blogs and forums for no pay.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Wrtier has created hundreds of articles and blogs with SEO keyword requirements. Some of these have included multiple uses of a keyword and some have included a single use with a link. In all cases, he has been able to blend the keyword seamlessly into the content.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

The writer has provided news articles for The Imperfect Parent and opinion and feature articles for Themestream (now defunct) and the Yahoo Contributor Network.

Blog Post

The writer's work can be seen on several blogsites.

Script/Video

The writer has sold 5 plays and 2 screenplays and worked as a consultant on 2 feature films. He has about 40 unsold production-quality scripts.

Press Release

He has written press releases for 3 different non-profit organizations and a few other companies.

Projects By Expertise
Copywriter

Writer has completed product descriptions on items ranging from contact lenses to adult toys. He has also done a variety of different types of web content, including landing pages, "about us" pages and "FAQ" pages.

Creative Writer

The writer has maintained his own fictional blog for over a year and contributed creatively to dozens of other blogs. He has also written plays, screenplays and short stories.

Script Writer

He has written scripts for commercials, films, plays and animated features.

Projects by Writing Style
Humorous

The writer has created several humorous blogs for pay an written dozens of funny blogs and stories for his own entertainment and the entertainment of his friends.

Promotional

He has written a number of promotional materials through WriterAccess, including radio ads, web show descriptions, product descriptions, and website content.

Projects by Company Size
Small Business

He has written web content and public relations material for many small companies. The writer has also created blogs and forum posts to help small businesses establish an online presence.

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