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Debra Stang | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 26, 2014

Debra Stang

On Target. On Time. Every Time.
   United States
  |   Shawnee, KS
  |  10:30 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Whether you need a sales letter about computer equipment or an article about healthcare, I can write copy that draws readers in at the first word and keeps them reading though the end of the piece.

I have been writing professionally since 2001. My work has been featured in many publications including Open Travel Info, Suite101, Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education, Weber Studies, WOW! Women on Writing, and Profiles in Diversity.

My brochure, What to Do When a Trauma Occurs, won a Missouri Hospital Association Award....

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Jun 12, 2013|E-books and Blogs|$969|Completed
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Apr 14, 2013|E-books and Blogs|$215|Completed
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Mar 5, 2013|E-books and Blogs|$72|Completed
Feb 21, 2012|User Guides & Manuals|$164|Completed
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Portfolio

A brief explanation of why mortgage refinancing may be denied.
A guide to visiting a loved one with Alzheimer's who resides in a nursing facility.

Skills (5)

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SEO
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Resume Writing

Service Description

I have expertise in writing and editing

*advertising copy
*business correspondence
*press releases
*web copy
*blog posts
*articles
*non-fiction books
*novels
*book and movie reviews
*editorials
*how-to pieces
*advice
*brochures
*handouts
*newsletters
*reference letters
*college application essays
*resumes and cover letters

My areas of interest and expertise include health care, mental health issues, relationships, gay and lesbian issues, pets, real estate, law, time management, small business issues, personal finances, social work, psychology, self-help, and goal setting.


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Employment

Kendallwood Hospice
Social Worker and Bereavement Counselor
2005 - Present
Provide case management, compassionate solution-focused counseling, and grief support services to patients. Help write/edit the monthly newsletter. Write "fact sheets" on different aspects of the...
Self-Employed
Freelance Writer, Editor, and Writing Coach
2001 - Present
Write resumes, business correspondence, marketing materials, informational materials, blog posts, web copy, and SEO. Provide copy editing and substantive editing to private clients. Provide...
Garden Terrace at Overland Park
Social Worker/Family Education Coordinator
2001 - 2005
Worked closely in a long term care setting with individuals experiencing Alzheimer's or a related form of dementia and with their families. Wrote booklets on communicating effectively with dementia...
Truman Medical Center
Social Worker
1997 - 2001
Provided crisis counseling and bereavement support to patients and their families in a Level One trauma center. Authored a booklet, "What to Do After a Trauma Occurs," that one a Missouri Hospital...

Education

University of Kansas
Master's Degree of Social Work
1994 - 1996
University of Kansas
B.A. Psychology
1986 - 1990

Keywords

Freelance writer
health writer
mental health writer
SEO/keyword writer
e-book writer
copywriter
experienced writer
blog writer
proofreader
editor
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