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Andrea Rains Waggener | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 19, 2015

Andrea Rains Waggener

Professional Author, Copywriter, & Editor
   United States
  |   Ocean Shores, WA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

With over 25 years of experience as a professional writer and editor, I can turn your ideas into just the right words and/or polish your words into the top quality finished products you need. From blogs to letters to website copy to proposals to e-books to manuscripts intended for large publishers, I've done it all. I deliver exceptional work at an exceptional pace. My goal is not just to be on time but to be ahead of deadline. I have been freelancing for over 20 years, so I am a motivated self-starter who can work alone or as part of a...

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Portfolio

A selection of website and other short articles.
Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise: 52 Life-changing Lessons for the 21st Century (Hazelden...
Dog Parenting: How To Have an Outrageously Happy, Well-adjusted Canine (Adams Media...
First Chapter of Novel Writing Made Easy
How To Score Outstanding Results in Any Area of Your Life
Writing Tips Newsletter
Self Help Newsletter
The Eighteen Most Common Writing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them
Alternate Beauty (Bantam 2005)
Press Release for fiction book
Press release for nonfiction book
Proposal that sold Dog Parenting
Query letter that sold Alternate Beauty
Sales page for Novel Writing Made Easy E-book
Squeeze page for writing newsletter sign up
Synopsis that sold Alternate Beauty
Sample chapters from A Big Beautiful Woman's Guide to Great Sex
Keyword specific dog training articles for web content.
Five 400-500 word motivational biographical articles

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

After receiving, with honors, a B.A in Psychology and a law degree from The College of William and Mary in Virginia, I spent three years writing pre-hearing memoranda and editing judicial opinions for Judge Gerry Alexander of the Washington State Court of Appeals. I then became a Writing Instructor at the University of Puget Sound School of Law, where I taught grammar and written skills and how to prepare well-organized, compelling legal memos or briefs and where I edited student work.

I segued into more creative writing endeavors in the early nineties and began selling fiction and nonfiction. My short stories, essays, and poetry have appeared in various magazines. For five years, I wrote a weekly column, The Up Beat

I have created and edited:

>Articles (website or hard copy)
>Blogs
>Books, nonfiction or fiction
>Book proposals
>Book synopses
>E-books
>Manuals
>Newsletters (e-mail or hard copy)
>Query letters
>Sales letters
>Scripts
>Squeeze pages
>Website copy
and more

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS: Here's what clients have to say about my services:

Ande is an amazingly fast, top-notch editor. Her unique combination of straightforward feedback and endless moral support has kept my writing projects on track. -- Sandra Shih, Writer

Andrea recently edited a batch of articles for me and her input was very useful to me. It gave me some focus as to which elements in my work are serving me best. I found her advice to be invaluable. -- Kathy Klee, Freelance Writer and...

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writer
book author
editor
article writer
e-book writer
articles
ghostwriter
fiction
copywriting
edting
proofreading
sales writing
press releases
creative writing
web content
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