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Tiffany Allen

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About Me

I've been working in the field of transcribing and close captioning for four-and-a-half years. I also have experience in proofreading, editing, and creative fiction writing. 

I am a stage actor as well and have a great interest in the world of live theatre. 

Other interests include animals, Shakespeare, Poe, classic literature in general, entomology,  history, genealogy, and of course, reading. 

Industries I Write About

Performing Arts

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Animation

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Veterinary

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Libraries

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Writing & Editing

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Entertainment

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Motion Pictures & Film

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Research

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My Writing Samples

Our Friends, the Honeybees

Honeybees are crucial to the world we live in. How their colonies operate, and why they are so important, is discussed here.

https://tifftamikoallen.wordpress.com/2013/08/

Poe's Puzzle

Edgar Allan Poe wrote a poem with another poet's name hidden within it. This is how you find it.

https://tifftamikoallen.wordpress.com/2013/12/

Much Ado About Characters

A look at some of Shakespeare's more well-known characters.

https://tifftamikoallen.wordpress.com/2014/01/

Oh, the Villainy! A Look At Disney Renaissance Villains

Studying the villains of Disney films spanning the years 1988-1999.

https://tifftamikoallen.wordpress.com/2014/02/

The Ladies of War

During WWII, there were five boats known collectively as the Lady Liners. This is their story.

https://tifftamikoallen.wordpress.com/tag/u-106-co/

Where Have All the Bookstores Gone?

Very few choices remain anymore when it comes to physical, brick-and-mortar bookstores.

https://tifftamikoallen.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/where-have-all-the-bookstores-gone/

Experience

Transcriber/Close Captioning

I transcribe audio files and do close captioning for commercials, tv shows, and video clips.

Company: Rev

I worked there from 9/2015 until now

ESL Instructor

I instructed adult students in English As A Second Language. I created lesson plans, learning exercises, and helped students prepare for situations such as job interviews and citizenship tests.

Company: South Bay Literacy Council

I worked there from 11/2013 until 10/2015

Bookseller

This bookstore sold exclusively science-fiction, fantasy, mystery, paranormal romance, and young adult books. I helped organize and schedule author book signings, wrote monthly book reviews, posted about special events via social media, helped customers find books that fit their interests, and did inventory.

Company: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

I worked there from 9/2011 until 6/2014

Newsletter Editor

I created the monthly newsletter for my local DAR chapter. Board members sent me their newsletter articles and I would proofread their articles and put them into the newsletter, and email the newsletter out to all members of the Chapter.

Company: Daughters of the American Revolution

I worked there from 2/2013 until 6/2015

Book Reviewer

They would send me non-fiction, mostly health-related digital books. I analyzed the content of the book and formed summaries to provide helpful book reviews for customers. I followed specific guidelines and completed the reviews within tight deadlines. These reviews were then posted on book-related websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Company: White Nile Book Reviews

I worked there from 12/2012 until 3/2013

Bookseller

I coordinated special events and book launches, did inventory, and provided customers with information on certain books.

Company: Borders Express

I worked there from 9/2007 until 6/2008

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