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Amy Halloran | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 7, 2008

Amy Halloran

Profiles & Promotions
   United States
  |   Troy, NY

Overview

I draw portraits in words, capturing the essence of people, places and things.

I have profiled authors and others for The Seattle Weekly, Brain, Child and Independence Today. I have written about family issues for Working Mother and Salon, and am a contributor to McSweeney's, Pindeldyboz and Tarpaulin Sky. The Times Union, Metroland, The Daily Gazette, The Record and Chronogram run my editorial work. Other credits include Rain Taxi, North American Book Review, BUST, Bad Subjects, and The Stranger.

I have promoted farmers' markets...

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Email Etiquette Certification
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I am a freelance writer specializing in profiles, promotional materials, and nonfiction features. My feature and editorial work is run in newspapers and magazines such as Salon, The Seattle Weekly, and Working Mother.

I can massage facts into fiction, too. Thanks to multiple grants from the New York State Council on the Arts, I%u2019ve created oral history based works, including a novel, play, picture book and comic book.

I am ready to catch your world in words.



I create text to meet your needs.

My skills are in my head and heart. I listen for your story and deliver it upon demand.

I have experience writing press releases and brochures, and business descriptions for internet and print materials. I can help you define yourself as a person, company or crew.

From features to fillers to fiction, I cover all your writing bases.






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Employment

Self-Employed
Writer
1992 - Present
I have been pursuing writing projects for the last fifteen years. During that time I have also run a thrift store for an AIDS Service Agency in Seattle, and managed a farmers' market in Upstate...

Education

State University of New York at Albany
Bachelor of Arts, Creative Writing
1988 - 1990
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