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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rwalker Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2018 at 8:50pm
Nice to see other writers here.

I'm a UX Content Strategist for a Health Insurance Company, originally started out in Advertising as a Copywriter... but got tired of advertising and loved being more useful by shaping creative experiences. 

I minored in Creative Writing in school, so I loved writing short stories. Fell out of love with it by the time I graduated. I loved character development and dialogue, so one day I had a conversation with a content freelancer who was also a screenwriter. She's the one who told me about NYCMidnight, and I entered early last year to learn as went along. Haven't looked back since! 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote NilesPerry Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2018 at 8:56pm
I’m a researcher-for-hire. I work for companies that don’t have in-house Research & Development departments due to downsizing. Most of the companies I work for are foreign. I’ve been doing this for 20-years. I get to work at home and set my own hours.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote nod1v1ng Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2018 at 9:22pm
Nothing to see here, screen writers...

Just a Flasher with a phone that lies about which Forum things are posted in. Lol


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Suave Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2018 at 9:37pm
For the past few years I have been under contract with Danica Patrick to be her escort for whenever she comes to Thailand for rest and relaxation.  I have found this to be very fulfilling.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Random Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2018 at 10:02pm
Originally posted by Zblugg Zblugg wrote:

Originally posted by Random Random wrote:

Gamergate story rocked.  It also happened recently (not to that degree, but darn close); ran into a story about something like that on the news.

In a way, I hate how it keeps being relevant. 

Also, thanks!


The is no way in which I don't hate how it's relevant.  Why can't we just...I don't know...be adults?

Oh, well.  I blame AOL.  Seriously.  It took 20 years, give or take.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lisafox10800 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2018 at 10:05pm
Originally posted by nod1v1ng nod1v1ng wrote:

Nothing to see here, screen writers...

Just a Flasher with a phone that lies about which Forum things are posted in. Lol

You are totally welcome down in Screenwritingland, Nod! (Be careful... this may very well be your next stop with NYCM!) Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Zblugg Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2018 at 10:19pm
Originally posted by Suave Suave wrote:

For the past few years I have been under contract with Danica Patrick to be her escort for whenever she comes to Thailand for rest and relaxation.  I have found this to be very fulfilling.

This maaaaaaaaaaaybe shouldn't have made me laugh as hard as it did. But it did.

Also Danica Patrick... *swoon*
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Suave Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Dec 2018 at 10:51pm
Originally posted by Zblugg Zblugg wrote:

Originally posted by Suave Suave wrote:

For the past few years I have been under contract with Danica Patrick to be her escort for whenever she comes to Thailand for rest and relaxation.  I have found this to be very fulfilling.

This maaaaaaaaaaaybe shouldn't have made me laugh as hard as it did. But it did.

Also Danica Patrick... *swoon*


Yes, very hot!
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Office Assistant in the Fine Arts department at a university. 

I graduated with a B.A. in Theatre and a B.A. in Film Production from Michigan State. While in school I would write sketches and my own content for my Acting on Camera class. I liked writing so I enrolled in a screenwriting class where we had to have a rough draft for a feature film by the end of the semester. 4 months. I loved it so much!

Now since I'm at a desk on a computer all day I work on my screenplays. Just finished a short that's about 29 pages and currently working on two new features. Hoping to eventually win a fellowship like the Academy Nicholls, Sundance Development, Nickelodeon or Disney. Have to get better at the craft as I feel like I'm currently better at coming up with ideas than writing itself. This community is helping a lot and I'm forever grateful from what I've been learning from you all!


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Originally posted by J_Fox J_Fox wrote:

Advertising creative director/copywriter. Work samples at www.jasonfox.net. Best known in the industry for being @leeclowsbeard

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