Writing Curriculum Vitae

 

JJ BOTTA


Palm Coast, Florida 32137

Telephone: (904) 819-6536

E-mail: writerjb@outlook.com

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Education
 

New York Law School, Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD)

California State University, Master's Degree (MA) in Humanities

Seton Hall University, Bachelor's Degree (BA) in English

Trinity College & University UK, MA in Professional Writing

Coastal Carolina University, Certificate in Creative Writing/Journaling

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Professional Writing Experience

Freelance Writer, Author, and Magazine Contributor

SooNipi Magazine Contributor, Sunapee, NH

Sandhill Review Magazine Contributor

Writing Contest Judge for The Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards

Keynote Speaker for Writing Symposiums

Author of Supplemental Texts for Colleges and Universities

Regular Writing Enhancement Workshops for Adults

Builder of Online College and University Writing Courses

Manuscript Editing for Self-publishers

Writing Weblog Manager

Public Speaking Presentations on Academic Writing

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Sample Book Publications

A Hemingway Legacy: The Creative Nonfiction Memoir

            (ISBN 978-1-300-97326-3)

Better Writing, Better Job: A Simple Guide to Rapid Improvement of Written

            Communication Skills                       

            (ISBN 978-0-359-06520-2)

You Know What’s in the Book, So Find It: An Easy Way to Read Literature

            (ISBN 978-0-359-03726-1)

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Honors and Awards

National Merit Scholarship

Seton Hall University Academic Scholarship

Star Award for Outstanding Teachers

Master Online Course Builder Award, Franklin Pierce University

Franklin Pierce College Advanced Career Track Award

Academic Honor Code Committee Member, St. Leo University

Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate in Humanities

Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate in English

Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate in ESOL

Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate in Reading                    

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Current Professional Writers Associations

Florida Writers Association

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Sample University Courses Taught

College Writing I

College Writing II

Legal Analysis, Research and Writing

Critical Thinking

Oral Communications

Introduction to American Literature

Introduction to Literary Studies

The American Experience

The Twentieth Century

Reason and Romanticism

Ancient and Medieval Worlds

Introduction to American Studies

American Novel to 1900

Readings in Folklore and Culture

 

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Employment Experience

           

Franklin Pierce University, Adjunct Liberal Arts Professor

St. Leo University, Adjunct Humanities Professor

St. Augustine High School, St. Augustine, FL, Language Arts Instructor

The English Teacher’s Friend, Inc., FL, Freelance Writer

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Websites

Palm Tree Writing: www.palmtreewriting.com

Lulu Publishing: Author Spotlight

References

Available Upon Request