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Stephen Hall

WRITER/SCRIPTWRITER/PROFESSIONAL BLOGGER

Diligent and dedicated writing professional leveraging a successful 20 year career in the will writing and estate planning industry to deliver reliable and targeted articles and blog posts on various aspects of legal services, estate planning, business management and consumer finance. Conscientious and industrious ghostwriter and ghost blogger who enjoys juggling multiple writing projects while meeting all deadlines and providing consistent and error free work. Has successfully transitioned from a career as managing director of three companies to online writing of web articles, blog posts and scripts. Expert on the self-publishing industry enabling him to assist with book proposals and synopses.

Core Competencies

Blogging/Ghostblogging • Web Content Writing • Informational Articles • Article Marketing • Ghostwriting • Screenplay Writing • Scriptwriting • Script Doctoring • Screenplay Analysis • Book Reviews • Fiction Writing • Forum Management • Synopsis Writing • Book Proposals • Training

 

Selected Topic Expertise

Legal Services • Consumer Finance • Writing • Reviews • Home and Family • Insurance • Legal/Wills • Moving • Travel • Sport (Football, Golf) • Film • Environment • and more

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

STEPHENHALLONLINE.COM

Owner, 1998-present

Working as a freelance script writer, web content writer and blogger, write and ghostwrite informational articles and blog posts for a range of sites and copywriting agencies. Commended by clients for attention to detail and expert knowledge of niches including green issues, script writing, consumer finance and film and product reviews.

 

Selected Key Clients and Achievements

  • Legal Services UK – Two blog posts a week on aspects of legal services including will writing, estate planning, inheritance tax and more. Also managed forum answering technical questions from 200 estate planners.
  • The Will Writing Company Limited – wrote all website content for new iteration of website, provided two blog posts a week on aspects of legal services; managed sales team for UK national will writing and estate planning company
  • Willcraft Ltd – managed sales team for UK national will writing and estate planning company
  • WM, ghost blogging – provided 20+ 700 word blog posts a week on topics including environmental issues, consumer finance, business strategy
  • Served as teacher at Praise Academy Film School – documentaries, screenplay writing,  infomercials
  • Contributed regularly to several blogs, including Filmandmoviemaking.com (film reviews) and BarbadosCaribbeanTravel.com (relocation and travel guide).
  • Devised and delivered search engine optimized content for entire nursing care home website due to go live in March 2012.
  • Authored a screenplay from a story idea for a film to be produced in 2012 by a New York producer.

WRITING CREDITS

Much of my work is ghostwritten and cannot be listed here for reasons of confidentiality. Here are a few examples:

 

 

Writing Samples

    • • Living Wills: The Best Way to Prepare For The Worst

Living Wills introduction

    • • 50 years of Sir Alex Ferguson – is that all?

Sir Alex Ferguson

    • • The Importance of Aloe Vera

Aloe vera – drink, creams and health use.

    • • Should I Start a Business?

Business start up – Entry level guide

 

Additional Writing Achievements

 

  • Fiction Novel – Chasing the Will
  • Nonfiction – From Old Trafford to Barbados
  • Theatre play – Reunion in the Sun
  • Standup comedy script – Live in Concert
  • Short stories compilation
  • Radio play – Difficult decisions

 

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Managing Director, LEGAL SERVICES UK, Dundee, Scotland

Sales Director, WILLCRAFT Ltd, UK

National Sales Manager, WILL WRITING COMPANY LIMITED, Nottingham, UK

Independent Financial Advisor/Will Writer, STEPHEN HALL ASSOCIATES, Nottingham, UK

Hotel Manager, GRAND METROPOLITAN GROUP, UK

 

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING

Dov S Simons Film School: Producer’s Diploma and Graduation Certificate.

Hotel Management

Training Management

Professional certifications in will writing, estate planning, financial advice, food health

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Institute of Will Writers (former member)

Society of Will Writers (former member)

 

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