Writing Experience

Creative Storytelling.

I have a BFA in creative writing and journalism from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and I have multiple published articles under my belt with Lumina News and encore magazine. As a professional copywriter, I’ve written sales copy and blog articles for major brands like 7Hills Productions, Boardworks Education, and Audioengine USA. Additionally, I own a writing education website called Melbee Academy where I act as writer and editor.

I’ve written scripts for shorts, educational videos, promotional videos, and worked on a feature film screenplay. One of my scripts was for a short film called Bridge the Gap in 2014 in Wilmington, North Carolina, where Madelyn Cline (Outer Banks) played a role. I’ve also edited the screenplay for the feature film Finding Faith, starring Erik Estrada (2013), as well as wrote multiple scenes for the film.

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Copywriting

Whether you’re looking for website content, blog articles, or ad copy, I’ve written it all. With my knowledge of SEO and digital marketing, I’m able to do the necessary keyword research so that your content drives traffic and builds your online presence.

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Script Writing

From short films to commercials to YouTube videos to feature films, I can turn your idea into a workable script that captures attention. I use professional script formatting software and practice the latest industry writing standards.

Copywriting

Blogging. Journalism.

Record Store Day: The Brain Child of a Record Store Clerk

With its inception in 2008 and held each year in April and November, Record Store Day serves to celebrate the independently owned record stores and their culture.

Former Wrightsville Beach surfer wins collegiate surfing competition

Former Wrightsville Beach surfer, 18-year-old Kat Neff, won the shortboard surfing competition in the women’s division this past weekend at the East Coast Collegiate Surfing Championship for the University of North Florida.

Cooper vows fight over offshore drilling in Wrightsville Beach

Roy Cooper will seek legal action against the federal government if the state does not receive the same exemption from the offshore drilling plan as Florida.

Chef George Papanikolaou talks culinary techniques, offers Greek cooking class

Authentic Greek cuisine means taking no shortcuts in the recipe-building process, and fresh spices and herbs grown in the side lawn at Mayfaire’s Symposium Restaurant and Bar.

Queens-bred comedian brings his sardonic humor to the Gypsy this week

Growing up in New York, standup comedian Steve Hofstetter crafted his naturally dry, sarcastic wit from the locals around him.

Local DJs create a safe place to let the electronica free

From conga drums and shakers, to synthesizers and saxophones, a multitude of sound combinations create funky, lounge electronica heard in the underground world of DJs.

SCREENWRITING

Promotional. Fictional.