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Headline

Creative Writing MFA

About Me

• Over 10 years professional writer with emphasis on research, product and company knowledge, and content accuracy. • High technical and troubleshooting skills. • Excellent communicator; curious, investigative, tireless, dedicated team player. • Maintain keen product/market awareness. • Thrive in high-demand, fast-paced, deadline-driven environments.

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My Writing Samples

Fiction: Once Time, Rigorous Magazine

July 2017: (Sci-Fi) A man experiences strange consequences after his girlfriend leaves to study time travel.

http://www.rigorous-mag.com/v1i3/charlie-bast.html

Book Review: Scratch, Writer on the Beach

May 2017: A review of Martin's essay collection about the business of writing.

https://writeronthebeach.wordpress.com/2017/05/21/review-scratch-martin/

Article: Observing Pokemon Go, SLA IT Division Newsletter

August 2016: My take on the Pokemon Go craze and its unintended consequences, good and bad.

http://it.sla.org/2016/08/observing-pokemon-go/

Poems: this is easy. & Losing, As Us Issue 4

October 2014: Published online with audio recordings. Available in print through Amazon.

https://asusjournal.org/issue-4/charlie-bast-poetry/

Book Review: The Raven Boys Audiobook, CBW-LA Newsletter

May 2014: Book review on p. 29.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzRAYR2kRIRDOUVNSzdzeDZoYjQ/edit

Fiction: In Passing, The Wi-Files

January 2012: (Fantasy) A nagging dissatisfaction haunts William Asher after his death.

http://thewifiles.com/?p=136

Script: ESL Podcast - Text Messaging

September 2006: Richard isn't good at texting, but Jenny tries to teach him. Their conversation is a lesson on the mechanics of text-speak.

https://secure3.eslpod.com/podcast/esl-podcast-203-text-messaging/

Experience

Service Operations Assistant

• Write copy, press releases, website content, and article summaries. • Edit WordPress text • Research / write tech reports

Company: Grant Maker

I worked there from 7/2017 until 11/2017

Research Assistant

• Write / produce daily 4-pg. newsletter, research, and other documents • Meet exacting daily deadlines for multiple operations -- North America, Asia, and Europe • Manager -- department writing team • Write, update, and edit procedure documents

Company: Major Corporation

I worked there from 9/2012 until 5/2017

Library Assistant / Instructor

• Teach computer skills, basic and advanced: MS Word and MS PowerPoint • Manage library volunteers

Company: Public Library

I worked there from 5/2009 until 12/2012

Writing & Library Research Peer Tutor

• Tutor undergraduates -- writing and library research skills • Campus Career Center Workshop panelist -- regular contributor • Guidance counseling -- attainment of assignment goals, proofreading accuracy, and editing techniques

Company: University

I worked there from 9/2006 until 3/2008

Lead Student Assistant – Humanities Computer Labs

• Responsible for tech assistant position fulfillment and training • Write employee procedure and requirement documentation • Provide computer lab management and training

Company: University

I worked there from 9/2005 until 3/2008

Scriptwriting Intern – Podcasts

• Write and edit copy for English language concept teaching tools • Assist in determining definitions, usage examples, social / cultural context descriptions • Write podcast scripts modeling English language conversation

Company: Educational Podcast

I worked there from 5/2006 until 9/2009

Content I Write