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WMP BIO

I’m William Matthew Peaster.

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-a permalancer professional writer, editor, and wordsmithing consultant

-specializing in the Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dai beats

-preparing to learn the Solidity programming language

-learning German

-writing a novel, Devils in the Egg, and poetry

-playing chess (1. d4 … your move)

EDUCATION

-University of West Florida, Bachelor’s degree, Creative Writing (2014)

-Enterprise-Ozark State Community College, Associate’s degree, English (2012)

WORK HISTORY (past 5 years)

-Jack Wild Publishing (Poetry editor)

-Securities Ventures (Newsletter writing)

-Blockonomi (Cryptocurrency news writing)

-Bitsonline (Cryptocurrency news writing, associate editor)

-Noir Tower (Technical writing consultant)

-Jourist Verlags (Lead technical writer & editor)

-Lane Change Media (Ghostwriter)

-Underwater Mountains Publishing (Senior creative editor)

-SAGE Media (Contributing scholar)

-SuperSummary (Literary consultant)

PORTFOLIO SAMPLES

Article writing

-Ethereum “ETH 2.0” Genesis Block May Launch in January 2020 - Blockonomi (beat major outlets to this story by days)

-On the Zcash Counterfeit Flaw Fix: Questions to Ponder - Bitsonline (given a shoutout by Zcash founder Zooko)

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-Ethereum the Transcendental - Personal blog

-ETH Is Art - Personal blog

News writing

-It’s Alive! NASA Discovers Cactus Vegetation on Mars - Fictional sample

PR / Business writing

-Hoverboard Sharing Startup Rebekkont Raises $14.2 Million in Series A Round - Fictional sample

Educational Writing

-Ethereum Casper Explained - Binance Academy

-What Is Mimblewimble? - Binance Academy

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Newsletter writing

-Cryptoeconomy 101 - Sample

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Editing

-12,000 dictionary entries in Jourist Verlag’s award-winning Visual Dictionary app

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-The 1st edition of R. H. Sin’s best-selling Whiskey, Words, and a Shovel poetry series

-The 1st edition of Christopher Poindexter’s best-selling poetry chapbook Lavender

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-Minor open-source copyediting in the Ethereum GitHub and the Zcash GitHub

Reviews

-SafePal S1 Review: Inside the Crypto Hardware Wallet Backed by Binance Labs

Academic writing

-Donne’s Doctrinal Heterogeneity in the “Holy Sonnets”

-“I have shored against my ruins”: Fragmentation in The Waste Land

Creative writing

-My poem “On Sensuality” from Phantastikon came in 3rd place in a translation competition held by Harvard Simplicissimus Fall 2014 issue

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Selected poems:

“Transfer Teem”

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“Devils in the Box”

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“Dream Pops Above the Zoo”

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Digital art

“et in arcadio ego” - 2019

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“the destruction of gaul” - 2019

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“dangerous bridge” - 2019

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Find more of my art and poems on my Instagram: @gwilymynys


I can be reached via email (wmpeaster@gmail.com), Twitter (@WPeaster), or Telegram (@wmpeaster). I accept gig payments in USD (paypal.me/wpeaster), bitcoin (3PQXDzcA43SspryoEfsx1JS3JaKkbUswEU), and ether or Dai (wmp.etherbase.eth).