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Alisha A. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 21, 2014

Alisha A.

Smart. Expressive. Designed to engage.
   United States
  |   Philadelphia, PA
  |  2:55 pm Local Time

Overview

Tightly-crafted original content, copy, and creative writing.

Truly optimized content is about much more than keywords. I combine thorough research with lively and descriptive storytelling so your content leaps off the page. My writing is targeted to your unique voice and audience. Individuals become invested when they see themselves reflected in your words.

I have a background in anthropology, journalism, marketing, and communications, as well as graduate level education in playwriting. I bring all my skills to the job, delivering...

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Dec 17, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
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Portfolio

Website copy for a new nonprofit community arts organization.
http://womenwritephilly.tumblr.com
Website copy for a new nonprofit community arts organization.
http://womenwritephilly.tumblr.com
Detailed organizational description, mission statement, and methods and practices for a...
http://womenwritephilly.tumblr.com
Web content for a new nonprofit describing how people can get involved in events and...
http://womenwritephilly.tumblr.com
A book of poetry and short stories. Published in 2009 by Existential Media Press.
Excerpt from a full-length play.
A playwright's professional proposal to adapt the novel Autobiography of Red. Includes...
Program from the final showcase of my work as Artist in Residence at The Department of...
A profile of the writer Jo Carson, surveying her body of work and recounting her own...
An essay exploring the history and origins of my family's rituals of death and mourning.
A comparative review of two scholarly articles on western missionaries' and explorers'...
"A part of me believed that my problem was time. I wasn┐t solving the problems in...
My personal statement submitted to MFA programs. An example of a successful statement...
A seasonal mailing to all members, donors and neighbors of a private community...
E-Newsletter created for approximately 1,000 subscribers detailing recent and upcoming...
Creative essays on the history and mythology of tools. Read in full at...
http://www.urbanhonking.com/tools
Creative essays on the history and mythology of tools. Read in full at...
Full content of TOOLS, a blog of essays exploring the history and mythology of tools....
http://www.urbanhonking.com/tools
Artist Statement for a multimedia installation titled The Weather at Cascadia...
Job and internship descriptions created for recruitment campaign.
Community event announcement.
Copy to be included in museum display.

Skills (10)

Tested
Online Writing
Creative Writing
Academic Writing
Business Writing
English Grammar
Article Writing
Blogging
Copywriting
Editing
Ghostwriting

Service Description

CONTENT and COPY

From alternative health and nutrition, to education, technology, graphic design, arts, urban issues, and more, I cover any topic for my clients. I offer a wide range of professional writing services, including:

Copywriting
Web Content
Blogging
Articles
PR
SEO
Newsletters
Annual Reports
Brochures
and more


EDITING and PROOFREADING

I will go word by word with exacting care to perfect the style, grammar, and flow of your writing. I can also help you adhere to a specific style, such as Chicago, APA, or AMA. I will help free your original voice and make content more effective by removing mistakes and impediments in style.


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Employment

Plays and Players Theater
Artist in Residence
2012 - 2013
Playwright in residence.
Awbury Arboretum
Assistant to Outreach and Community Engagement
2011 - 2012
Wrote and designed recurring print and email newsletters, annual report and appeal, online and direct-mail marketing materials, and website content
Existential Media
Blogger
2007 - 2010
Wrote blog posts and contributed to content strategy for an online community of artists and designers.
The Department of Safety
Artist in Residence
2009 - 2009
Wrote and produced two staged readings and one multi-media performance.
The City Project
Research and Grant Writing Assistant
2008 - 2008
Edible Gardens Seed Company
Contributing Writer
2008 - 2008
Wrote articles for web content and a companion guide to gardening from seed.
David Wolman - Author and Journalist
Research Assistant
2007 - 2008
Ensemble Theatre Company
Customer Relations Manager
2007 - 2008
Provided copy and editing of promotional materials, and membership and sales communication and outreach.
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Communications Intern
2007 - 2008
Compiled and edited informational brochures and marketing materials on artists and upcoming exhibits.
One Economy Corporation
24-7 Townhall Contributor
2007 - 2007
Wrote feature articles and recorded podcasts for a civic journalism website.
Peace Child Sierra Leone
Research Coordinator and Grant Writer
2006 - 2006

Education

Temple University
MFA Playwriting
2010 - Present
Northwest Institute for Social Change
Fellowship in Media Studies
2007 - 2007
Azusa Pacific University
BA Cultural Anthropology
2003 - 2007

Keywords

web
articles
copy
SEO
editing
nonprofit
creative
design
blog
script
My Snapshot
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