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Betsy Houston | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 26, 2014

Betsy Houston

Freelance Writer, Editor, Proofreader, Blogger
   United States
  |   Washington, DC
  |  8:01 pm Local Time

Overview

I have over 40 years experience writing and editing for client newsletters, news releases, internal and external letters, white papers, and my original writing focused on translating policy and personal issues into term understandable by "normal people." I'm open to any subject -- let me put my talents to work for you!

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Service Description

I am a stickler for grammar, spelling, message flow and content accuracy. My past clients in science and engineering fields especially appreciated my ability to convey their message in "laymen's terms." I also have extensive experience in working with nonprofit and church organizations in volunteer, managment, and PR capacities. For two of my volunteer services, I coordinated long-range planning.

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Employment

Federation of Materials Societies
Executive Director
1984 - 2013
Responsible for overall management of non-profit professional association, including researching, writing and editing newsletters, news releases, white papers, Congressional testimony, and...

Education

Brown University
Bachelor of Arts
1967 - 1971
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copywriting
editing
copyediting
proofreading
developmental editing
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