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Geoff S

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Last Login 9/21/2016
Location Austin, TX
Education College Diploma
Status Available
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Geoff is a professional writer, artist, and publisher. He lives in Austin, Texas, where he works as an arts reporter for local newspapers and blogs. He is also the publisher, editor, and advertising coordinator for Rocksalt Magazine, a quarterly comics anthology showcasing illustrators and cartoonists from around the world. His experiences are varied and diverse, allowing him to write with a realistic perspective on topics from medical instruction to international travel. He excels at writing about the construction industries, politics, or the environmental movement.
Specialties
Geoff specializes in science, travel, construction, the arts, and politics. He is a recognized expert in the field of comic book criticism and illustration.
Interests
Geoff is a published author of several books and graphic novels. He is a member of the Austin Sketchgroup of Austin, Texas, and the editor, publisher, and advertising coordinator for the local publication Rocksalt Magazine.
Education
Montclair State University Film, art,

Between this and a few other Northern New Jersey educational institutions Geoff received a fairly complete education in the art of filmmaking and professional comics production. He served two internships, at Marvel Comics and Valiant Comics.


Western Kentucky University Folklore,

Geoff attended his first year of college here, concentrating on WKU's internationally renowned folklore program. Unfortunately Geoff had to leave after his second semester for health reasons.


Association Memberships
Austin Sketchgroup Feb 2004
Austin Sketchgroup is an informal society of artists who meet every Sunday to draw and trade information. They are renowned for fostering talent and improving artistic skills in a pressure-free environment.

Projects by Industry
Self Help

Geoff excels at good, general advice. He understands the principles that underlie writing as a tool for others to use as personal growth, and he prides himself on pragmatic and realistic appraisals of real-life situations.

Politics

Geoff has been interested in the political arena his entire life. He began his political work as a volunteer for Robert Torricelli's successful senatorial campaign and has continued working in all parts of the field. He specializes in the politics of the environmental movement and emergent technologies.

Other

Geoff is a recognized expert in the field of comic books and graphic literature. He has worked for years in the industry, trying his hand at everything and not shying away from any task. He is more than capable of bringing a comic from the barest sketch to full printing and publication, and has done it dozens of times. He maintains two web comics, a quarterly published periodical called "Rocksalt," and a weekly column about the art and history of comics. Although there are certainly people in the world who love and understand comics as well as Geoff does, there are not many.

Science

By inclination and experience Geoff has always been involved with science. He derives great pleasure from following the progress of the sciences, and prides himself on using his education to understand complex concepts and express them in simple, but accurate, language. His dream is to someday write a chemistry textbook that can actually be understood by the students that have to use it.

Electronics

Geoff has a diverse experience in the electronics field, both as a technical writer and an electrician. He excels in making complicated electrical concepts simple and accessible to the layman. He feels that a basic understanding of electronics is within the grasp of any reader.

Real Estate

Geoff has been writing for real estate firms and other professionals for nearly twenty years. After his early work in the challenging and complex real estate market of Northern New Jersey, he has remained a dedicated author and observer of the industry. His projects have ranged from explaining international issues to an audience of laymen to crafting listings for luxury markets.

Legal

Geoff has been working as a ghostwriter and law blogger for two years now, filling orders for legal analysis and position papers across America. He is remarkably versatile in writing about the law, and enjoys articles about family law, criminal law, business law, and copyright issues. He is most thoroughly familiar with the legal codes of Texas, California, New Jersey, and Kentucky.

Projects By Expertise
Copywriter

Geoff has been writing copy steadily since he came into the industry two years ago. He has worked on hundreds of assignments in virtually every field, and prides himself on readability and accuracy. He finds copywriting to be an invigorating mental exercise.

Creative Writer

Geoff has been a working author and creator in the comics field for decades. In his capacity as an artist and organizer he has traveled from San Diego to France to publish his work. He has written several novels and short stories, as well as countless comic book scripts. He is also the publisher and co-editor of Rocksalt Magazine, a popular free magazine based in Austin, TX.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Geoff excels at writing in a conversational, understandable style. He feels that language should reflect the way that people talk, and when he writes in that style people understand and respond. Complicated concepts and situations can be described accurately if a conversational style is well employed.

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