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  • $50 hourly
    Steve Koppman is an experienced writer and editor with expertise in public policy, politics, economics, business and the telecommunications industry, among others. He has contributed journalism, commentary and satire to a wide variety of major publications including Real Clear Politics, The Nation, The Huffington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, The (San Jose) Mercury News, Newsday and City Paper (Baltimore), among others. He provides English-language developmental editing for Chinese and other non-native-English economists. He worked for many years as an analyst of the communications industry, a role in which he provided expert advice as well and producing numerous reports on emerging industry topics. He also produced white papers and case studies for telecom carriers and equipment vendors on a variety of industry and technology topics relevant to their offerings, produced educational policy briefs for a 'think tank, contributed corporation profiles to a business almanac, and served as assistant publicity director for a university. He has a master's degree in public policy from UC Berkeley and worked as a government analyst at federal, state and local levels. He is an author (Treasury of American-Jewish Folklore, Rowman & Littlefield), has four years of daily journalism experience as a reporter, copy and editorial page editor, has extensive experience producing press releases, has had short plays produced internationally and has had short stories, plays and essays published in anthologies.
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    Communications
    Jewish Theology
    Business Writing
    History
    Public Policy
    Developmental Editing
    Creative Writing
  • $60 hourly
    I'm a book publishing and media specialist with over 30 years experience copyediting, proofreading, ghostwriting, and marketing successful nonfiction books. My greatest joy is helping an author craft the perfect book for their brand. I am equally skilled at shaping a book from idea to page; doing developmental and/or copyediting or proofreading at any stage; and brainstorming and storyboarding infographics, compelling charts and tables, and/or more whimsical or informative illustrations. I have extensive connections to excellent photographers, illustrators, and graphic designers, and can help you navigate finding and working with the right professional as needed. As a longtime publisher who has spent time on the other side of the desk, as it were, I know what makes a compelling proposal if you wish to catch the eye of a literary agent or trade publisher. For self-publishers, I work with professionals who can help to take your book from manuscript to printed copies. I have helped to develop four New York Times bestsellers with first-time authors, and shaped dozens more highly successful "category killer" nonfiction titles in topics ranging from cookbooks to popular science to style and beauty to outdoor survival. My expertise encompasses many fields, including: • Project development • Developmental editing • Copyediting • Project management • Proofreading • Ghostwriting (wide range of topics, from memoirs to art to outdoor living and more) • Writing and conceptualizing sales and marketing collateral • Consulting with small publishers in fields including: acquisitions, list-building, growing team of editors, illustrators, photographers, and/or designers. I can connect you with the right external professionals and handle briefing, corrections, and more.
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    Book Editing
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    Proofreading
    Developmental Editing
    Copy Editing
    Book
    Nonfiction
    Ghostwriting
  • $45 hourly
    I am a multilingual journalist who writes stories on climate and environmental justice, urban development, and social change, with a focus on marginalized and under-represented groups. I have reported from a number of locations in the USA and Latin America, using photography, narrative writing, video, and data visualizations to illuminate stories to speak to our common humanity and socioeconomic challenges. I am available for content writing, still and drone photography, research, copy editing, and other media assignments.
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    Multimedia Design
    Language Instruction
    Travel Photography
    Copy Editing
    Print Journalism
    Photojournalism
    Portrait Photography
    Photography
    Photo Editing
    Drone Videography
  • $20 hourly
    I'm a writer, filmmaker, and script reader who has been involved in the film industry for over 20 years. I have worked on small to medium-scale productions in film, television, and commercials. If you need a reader I can quickly turn around coverage. If you need "punch up" or help with your latest draft, I am there for you. If you need an objective and thorough opinion I am the right person for you. Now let's get your project made!
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    TV Screenplay
    Fiction Writing
    Fiction Films
    Film Screenplay
    Film Production
    Review
    Script
    Screenplay
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