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Writer / Editor for Hire


Are you itching to write but you don’t know how to begin? Do you have 1001 things in your head which you want to share to the world, but don’t know how to go about it, to organize it into a book or something? Are you in the process of writing your breakout book, but you realize that your grammar is horrible and your book needs a lot of polishing? Or do you dream of writing a book but you are not sure of the quality of your writing and would like to have a refresher course on writing?

Do you think you have lived a good life and you would want to share to the world your story but you don’t really know how to write?

Do you think you’d want another person to write your story? Do you need a writer / editor / content provider for a book, magazine or online project? Do you want somebody who can give you QUALITY writing / editing, suggest profitable concepts and other world-class ideas.

Or, do you want a personal coach to help you write blogs, news reports, features and essays as well as academic articles or theses or even do some creative writing? Don’t just settle for anybody.

Jamal Ashley Abbas is a freelance writer since 1998, former columnist , features writer and later, Managing Editor of Mr. & Ms. Magazine, awardee of the prestigious Manila Rotary Club Journalism Awards in 2001, Media Studies specialist, former lecturer at the University of the Philippines’ College of Mass Communication (Communication Studies and Film Studies), Kalayaan College (Communication and Journalism), Communication courses in both the undergraduate and graduate levels at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Institute of Arts & Sciences, and Communication and English courses at the FEATI University’s College of Arts and Sciences. He gives seminars / workshops on English, Communication, Media Studies and Film in various academic and professional venues.

He is a social media manager, taking care of several blogs and FB pages including his “flagship” blog, Postprandial Musings, 2.0 @ He used to maintain the blogs of the Freelance Writers Guild of the Philippines (FWGP) and the Astrology Friends Philippines. He is the Chair of the Website and Social Media Committee of the Journalism Studies Association of the Philippines, Inc. (JSAP, Inc.) and the Vice President for Media and Communication of the Bangsa Moro Federal Business Council, Inc. (BFBC).

He finished his M.A. in Media Studies (Film major, Journalism minor) from the country’s “national university”, University of the Philippines (U.P.). He was the top of his class (GPA of 1.0 = equivalent to 4.0 in the US) and won the Best M.A. Thesis of the College. He was also the President of the CMC Graduate Students’ Association for two years. He is the first Filipino to graduate with an M.A. Media Studies degree from the University of the Philippines at Diliman. He did graduate studies in Business Economics — Strategic Business Economics Program (SBEP)– the flagship program of the University of Asia and the Pacific, a top Catholic institution known for its economic researches / studies. He also has Diplome in French Language from Alliance Francaise. He attended classes in Paris and Manila.

His undergraduate degree is in Petroleum Engineering (B.Sc. Pet. Eng.) from the top university in the Middle East, according to world university rankings. He is the first Filipino petroleum engineer. He did his practicum at the Clausthal Institute of Technology in Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany. He went on study tours in Germany, Mexico and Algeria.

He is a “’netizen”. He develops and maintain several websites and social media in the World Wide Web since 1996. And he likes traveling. He has been to Brunei, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Pakistan, India, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Algeria, U.S.A. and Mexico.

Jamal Ashley does academic, technical and journalistic writing. He writes for various publications and does editorial consultancy, proofreading, editing and ghostwriting. He is also a writing coach.


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