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Susan Chadwick | Elance
 
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Susan Chadwick

Writer, editor, copywriter. Fast, funny, smart.
   France
  |   Tourrettes-sur-Loup, FRANCE
  |  8:56 am Local Time

Overview

Copywriter, reporter, and editor, magazine writer, humorist, cultural and political columnist; longtime art critic for the Houston Post, food writer and newsletter publisher, essayist, novelist and short story writer; a generalist with knowledge of and curiosity about everything, from economics to Caesar salads. Offering copywriting, editing, creative marketing and branding expertise. Biographies, press releases, ghostwriting, assistance on any writing project, long or short, whether business or personal, fiction or non-fiction, or something...

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Nov 28, 2012|Press Releases|Private|Completed
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Nov 5, 2012|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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Aug 22, 2012|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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May 22, 2012|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

A short, humorous piece about the Bowie knife for Texas Monthly magazine.
A short, humorous piece for Texas Monthly magazine about the origins and history of...
A short essay on dancing the Texas Two-Step, and why it's so hard to do it right.
A pithy meditation on the extravagance and conspicuous consumption displayed in the...
Flash essay published in Texas Monthly magazine on the curious, annual pre-rodeo ritual...
Evocative descriptions of holiday parties, including practical and fun ideas, written...
Three variations of the same ad written for a global produce marketing company. The...
A press release for a start-up company announcing its recent achievements and promoting...
A sales guide for potential retailers and sales representatives rewritten, refocused,...
Rewrite of dully written company history to bring out the compelling story of this...
Announcement of major re-branding for an expanding, family-owned fresh produce company.
Website article for a growing, natural skin-care startup company.
An editorial written for a trade magazine telling the story of an entrepreneur's rise...
Professional photographer needed descriptive tagline, including key words, to position...
Founders of a social media company were nominated for a major technology award for the...
Reworking of lifeless copy to create more dynamic and compelling display ads.
This speech was for an audience of women looking for advice and inspiration from a...
This brief article about a magnificent handmade bed promotes the idea of supporting...
Another article promoting a vision of sustainable luxury, this one about traditionally...

Skills (8)

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Advertising
Press release writing
English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Talent and Imagination For Sale. Are you a small business? A startup? An established business in need of updating your image? Someone with an idea, a problem to solve, a speech to give, great news to announce? Susan Chadwick offers creative writing assistance to help you focus, sell, persuade, impress and astonish, tell your story and obtain your goal. A modern-day scribe, offering copywriting, editing, branding, marketing, press release writing, website content, essays, and more. Looking for a niche? Some wit for your blog? Let Susan help you discover the voice, the persona, that sets you apart from everyone else. Skillful, imaginative, professional, generous, thoughtful and kind, Susan is a writer for hire.

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Employment

The Houston Post
Art Critic
1984 - 1995
Covering the visual arts, architecture, and even the built and unbuilt city itself, Susan Chadwick wrote many great and often controversial articles for the daily Houston Post for more than ten...
Texas Cooks Calendar
Publisher and Editor
1993 - 1994
Long before the word “locavore” entered our vocabulary, long before blogging was popular, Susan Chadwick started a newsletter about local and seasonal foods, traditional and historical recipes and...

Education

Barnard College, Columbia University
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
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Keywords

Copywriter
advertising
sexy creative writer
food and recipes
editing
press release
rewrite
sales
ghostwrite
speech.
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