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Dorothy Distefano | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 8, 2015

Dorothy Distefano

Writer on the Verge - Word Mercenary
   United States
  |  12:32 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

Looking for high quality writing at an affordable price? With more than 7 years experience in various genres, including research based works and editorials, I can provide you with exactly the content you need. You have my guarantee that your project will be completed in a timely manner with the utmost professionalism.

Whether your project requires a factual representation, an opinion in a more whimsical style, creative fiction, writing for children, editing, or proofreading, I am prepared and determined to provide you with high quality...

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Dec 17, 2014|Creative Writing|Private|Completed
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Oct 13, 2014|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
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Jul 5, 2014|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
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Apr 28, 2014|Creative Writing|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

Anti-plagiarism warning.
Blog entry for my own blog.
This article is published on the lostsstudies.com website. It compares the novel The...
This is a group of reading passages with multiple choice and short answer questions for...
Article from an ongoing series for audioforbooks.com with recommendations.
This is a basic webpage outlining financial options for a dentist's office.
For wisegeek.com, this is a keyword based article about HTML tagging.
This is an article written for wisegeek.com with specific keywords.

Skills (9)

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English Grammar
English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Children's Writing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Computer Skills
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Project Management

Service Description

*Note: I have regular clients outside of Elance, which is why my recent client load here appears to be very light.

Before returning to full time writing, my most recent position was Director of Client Services for a company that built websites for health professionals. In that role, I coordinated projects from inception to completion, managed staff, provided team building meetings, and also provided copywriting services to the clients. I am multi-talented and can manage projects, work with clients, and write any content necessary. I can now confidently add dental writing to my skillset.

A little history:
Prior to having children, I worked as a Registered Nurse in various settings. Many of my jobs required clear written communications, including writing policies and procedures.

After I left nursing, I created a unique family book club, called FIRST (Families Invited to Read and Share Together). As Founder and Main Facilitator for groups from Kindergarten to Grade 6, I read more than 600 children's books to choose the best for my participants. I created promotional materials, forms, advertising, and giveaways for the children and parents. I planned questions and activities related to each book selection. FIRST received national recognition in Education World and PTO Today magazines, as well as in the Kids' Book Club Cookbook. I was awarded two separate commendations from the Board of Education for my work on this project. I also authored a manual for schools to...

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Education

SUNY Geneseo
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Genesee Community College
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
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Research
Articles
Blogs
Proofreading
Ebooks
Copywriting
Medical writing
Dental Writing
Education
Lesson Plans
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