Mike B.
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Published Book Author | Ghostwriter | Magazine & Blog Writer

Whether your project is a short post, a longer article, or an entire book, I specialize in creating compelling stories and engaging content. • Author of six books (4 nonfiction, 2 fiction) for Mountaineers Books, University of Nebraska Press, Skyhorse Publishing, and Falcon Guides. • Magazine writer for publications like Outside, Smithsonian Magazine, National Parks Magazine, Men's Journal, Blue Ridge Outdoors, Adventure Cyclist, Paddling Magazine, Terrain Magazine, and others. • Blog writer for companies like Northwest River Supply, OARS, Velodyne LiDAR, and others. • Experienced publishing consultant and ghostwriter of many book proposals and query letters for clients who are receiving attention from agents, editors, and publishers. • Ghostwriter of many projects (memoirs, biographies, blog posts, magazine articles, social media feeds, newsletters, etc.) for a wide variety of clients, including tech companies, retail companies, executives/CEOs, athletes, professors, families, and small business owners. • Experienced developmental editor, copy editor, and writing coach for a wide range of clients. • Writing instructor at Washington University in St. Louis for ten years and a contributing editor at Canoe & Kayak Magazine. • Prior to joining Upwork in late 2021, I had over 10 years of experience as a professional & freelance writer & photographer. For samples of my work, please visit my website by using the link listed below under Portfolio. I look forward to working with you!

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