His job duties, while working at companies or as a freelancer, required writing advertising copy, feature stories, news stories, brochures, newsletters, commentaries, essays, profiles, and web copy, to name but a few. Copy has been written for retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, contractors, novels, rock bands, service industry firms, and several others.
Work as a writer, proofreader or editor has included, among other people, a few famous and some not-yet-famous authors. There has been line editing work for people who needed assistance with their master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation. There was a period of time where assignments included those of a lyrics doctor, assisting songwriters find just the right words to express what they wanted to convey.
Scott’s background includes a short stint at IBM after college, co-owning a retail store, holding executive positions in both book and newspaper publishing. He has over four decades experience in public relations and marketing utilizing his writing, editing and photographic talents.
He taught internet related classes at an adult school in California while holding a Preliminary Vocational Education Credential in Electronic Publishing, Management and Marketing. In addition, he has managed beginning and intervention reading and math programs for at-risk and under-achieving students with astonishing results.