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Ancient Alien Conspiracist



South Florida, United States

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Writing, Editing, Content and Community Management

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Fiction, Non-Fiction, Books, Articles, Blog Posts, Screenplays, Short Stories, Plays, Songwriting, Poetry, Essays, Greeting Cards, Web Copy, Ad Copy, Technical Writing

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Community Management, CMS, WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, vBulletin, BuddyPress, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, SEO, Search Engine Optimization, CSS, Content Management, Editorial, Editing, Publishing, XML, MySQL, SQL, .Net, MS SQL Server, e-Commerce, PHPbb, Mambo, Project Management, Q&A, Technical Writing, Word, Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Eudora, Thunderbird, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Travel, Lifestyle, Horror, Sci-fi, Science Fiction, Western, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, How-To, Tutorial, Video Editing, Screenplay, Play, Poetry, Ad Copy, Web Copy, Copywriting


James Payne was born in Augusta, Georgia and has been writing since the age of 6. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Dev Shed, LLC. His work has appeared in print and on the web 500+ times and his first book, Beginning Python: Using Python 2.6 and 3.1, was recently published by John Wiley and Sons. In addition to writing technical articles and books, James has written for virtually every industry, including the aviation, business, financial, and advertising sectors. He also specializes in writing web copy and in search engine optimization.On a more creative note, James writes horror and children’s fiction, as well as poetry and a weekly comedy series – Tech News You Can’t Use. He also acts as Publisher and Community Manager for the science fiction site: and

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