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Catherine Paras Lara | Elance
 
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Catherine Paras Lara

Writer and creative thinker
   United States
  |   Menlo Park, CA
  |  10:13 am Local Time

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Overview

Welcome! I'm a magazine writer-turned-web content word weaver living in the San Francisco bay area. I've written for Martha Stewart Weddings, Real Living, Men's Health, and Good Housekeeping. In 2007, I became the managing editor of Spot.ph, a dynamic lifestyle & entertainment website. After finishing my MFA in creative writing and focusing on motherhood and all things home, I became a writer for Houzz, a home design and shelter website.

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Feature story on how to choose wedding photographers for Martha Stewart Weddings.
http://www.marthastewartweddings.com
Feature story on how to choose wedding photographers for Martha Stewart Weddings.
http://www.marthastewartweddings.com
Feature story on how to choose wedding photographers for Martha Stewart Weddings.
http://www.marthastewartweddings.com
Feature story on how to choose wedding photographers for Martha Stewart Weddings.
http://www.marthastewartweddings.com
News/Features Story on shelter/home design website. Read the full story here:...
http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/4755138/list/Can-You-Live-a-Full-Life-in-220-Square-Feet-
Picking up on the popularity of the search terms, 'the hobbit' and 'hobbit houses'...
http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/5769721/list/4-Hobbit-Houses-Bring-Charm-to-the-Landscape
Interior designer Jessica Helgerson's tiny home in Oregon is one of the most bookmarked...
http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/4276209/list/Houzz-Tour--A-Family-of-4-Unwinds-in-540-Square-Feet
Spot.ph is one of Manila's top lifestyle and entertainment websites. Photo source:...
Press release for an art gallery's event

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Content Writing
Creative Writing
Ecommerce
Drupal
Editing
Social Media Marketing
Online Writing
U.S. Culture
Email
Adobe Photoshop

Service Description

I offer over 12 years of editorial, web content writing, SEO writing, and content strategy experience. I specialize in article and web writing, feature article writing, copywriting and copyediting, content production, and communications writing.

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Education

De La Salle University
Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing
2006 - 2010
Barnard College, Columbia University
Bachelor of Arts
1997 - 2001

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freelance writer
copywriter
copyeditor
communications writer
content producer
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