Finn K
Writer #19729
Corning, CA
Joined 4/20/2017
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150 Projects
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Finn worked his way through undergraduate and graduate school as academic writing consultant while teaching English as a second language on the side. He spent a year working as an editor for a small technical writing press, and is the founding member of a creative writing conference. He has presented on creative writing craft and technique in various venues, has worked as an interpretive transcriptionist and freelance editor, and has taught composition at the college level for over six years. Having authored four novels and forty-five short stories, as well as guided others in the creation of their own works, Finn is experienced in both the theory and the practice of the written word.
Grant/Proposal
Business
Education
Catalog
Non Profit
Newsletter Content

Finn K's Newsletter Content Product Experience

6 Projects Completed

Finn co-wrote copy for a creative writing conference's newsletter - describing event details and encouraging recipients to attend.

Specialties

Creative writing.
Technical/Procedural Theory manuals.
Essays.
Website Instructional and Announcement content.
Newsletter content.
Editing.
Short Fiction.

Interests

Philosophy.
Film.
Writing Theory.
Education.
Critical Thinking.
Communication.
Nature/Outdoors.
Technology/Computers.
Theology.
Dogs.
Complex and meaningful patterns in any discipline.

Education

CSU, Chico

At Chico State, Finn studied General English with a minor in Creative Writing.

University of Southern California

At USC, Finn focused his studies in fiction, writing a novel as his thesis, but he also dabbled in poetry, screenwriting, and a study of the literary marketplace.

Education

100 Projects Completed

Finn consulted one-on-one with clients from widely-diverse disciplines in the formation and revision of their academic writing, including grammar, organization and restructuring, idea generation, argument cogency, unity, transitions, editing techniques, etc.

Non Profit

30 Projects Completed

Finn has written event announcements, website content, newsletters, emails, press releases, and grant proposals for non-profit entities conducting conferences and education initiatives.

Business

10 Projects Completed

Finn restructured, copy-edited, and edited titles for a small technical press. Titles focused on technical/procedural theory for business management strategies.

Newsletter Content

6 Projects Completed

Finn co-wrote copy for a creative writing conference's newsletter - describing event details and encouraging recipients to attend.

Catalog

3 Projects Completed

Finn ghostwrote copy for several catalogs for a small technical press, both modifying and creating and editing product descriptions as well as giving input on the catalog's design.

Grant/Proposal

1 Projects Completed

Finn wrote a 1500+ word grant proposal applying for funding for an annual creative writing conference. The proposal detailed the event's purpose and dynamics, the rationale of the event's influence on a target at-risk population, a budget, and the proposed means and metrics to gather data which would indicate the event's success.

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