Ted Garvin

Ted Garvin - Editor

Sapulpa, OK, United States

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Overview

I'm an author who is proficient at English grammar and writing structure. I can help you make your writing better.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Classics
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Literature
Short Story
Themes & Motifs
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
History
Home & Garden
Philosophy
Religion & Spirituality

Awards

  • Adult Creative Writing Contest 2016, Honorable Mention (Short Story)
  • First Prize for Fantasy in the first quarter 2016--Scarlet Leaf Review

Work experience

Account Officer

Commercial Financial Services
May, 1997 – January, 1999 (over 1 year)

Contact customers via phone and negotiate settlements and payment plans on charged-off credit cards.

Collector

First Data Resources
May, 1995 – May, 1997 (about 2 years)

Contact customers and collect payments on pre-charge off credit cards.

Writer

Word Hoard
January, 1993 – Present (over 25 years)

I have written, off and on, for twenty years, in a variety of genres, both fiction and non-fiction. Mostly, I haven't published these efforts, but these efforts have increased my proficiency. I also read widely, which informs my writing.

I've also worked in a number of fields, mostly dealing with language (both written and spoken).

Portfolio (1 selected work)

Doggerland

Ted Garvin

Deccan had always wondered what had happened to his father. When he learns that he was killed by a neighboring tribe, he longs for revenge, even though it is forbidden by the rules of his tribe. Before he can achieve his desire, he is captured by the very tribe that killed his father. He comes to know himself in his continuing adventures.

Deccan had always wondered what had happened to his father. When he learns that he was killed by a neighboring tribe, he longs for revenge, even though it is forbidden by the rules of his tribe. Before he can achieve his desire, he is captured by the very tribe that killed his father. He comes to know himself in his continuing adventures.

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