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DK Seward | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 15, 2014

DK Seward

Great Work. Fast Turnaround. Fair Fees.
   United States
  |   Washington, DC
  |  7:09 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I am a former diplomat, cultural attache and arts administrator currently based in Washington DC. I have been writing professionally for more than 15 years, and my undergraduate degree is in the History of Art. I am an avid collector, and I have written fairly extensively on the art, artists, architects and architecture, culture, food and off-the-beaten-track treasures of spots all around the world.

I'd love to take on your project.

I am a full-time, professional freelance writer and have been for nearly ten years. I have a long list...

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Sep 16, 2013|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Profile of artist Ney Mila's photographic series "Deforestation" for...
Travel destination article on Charlottesville, Virginia for real estate and travel blogs.
Sample web/brochure copy for real estate firm.
Sample profile written for Realtor in Florida.
Keyword rich SEO content for villa rental company in Spain
SEO web copy for holiday villa rental agency in Spain.
Sample profile written per the client's specs for a realtor in California.
Newsletter greeting from Ambassador Tom Miller for the US Embassy in Athens Greece

Skills (10)

Tested
Art Writing
Article Writing
Online Writing
Technical Writing
Creative Writing
Academic Writing
English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Editing
English Proofreading
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

My very happy clients include high-flyers and average Joes from around the world and all over the professional map: government, industry, the art world, academia, and non-profits, to name just a few.

Artist profiles, arts, architecture and culture articles and reviews, web content, email copy, B2B products of all stripes, speeches, press releases, white papers, FAQs, articles, op-eds, official correspondence, teleplays and screenplays for broadcast: If it can be written, I have no doubt written it - exceptionally, quickly, and at a great price.

Impressed. Thrilled. Delighted. That is the feedback I strive for with every job I do, large or small, complex or straightforward. Get in touch with me today to discuss what I can do for you.



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Employment

Professional, Academic, Governmental Clients
Freelance Writer
2004 - Present
Conceive, research, write, edit and produce a whole host of B2B products including web content, newsletters, articles, brochures and stories, as well as speeches, talking points, briefing memos and...
US Embassy Athens, Greece
Outreach Coordinator
2002 - 2004
Wrote, edited, and produced information materials to inform and assist Americans travelling to the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, and managed dissemination of information through use of email mailing...
US Embassy Port au Prince, Haiti
Press Officer
2000 - 2001
Managed all aspects of coordination of U.S. government press relations in Haiti. Drafted embassy press releases, ambassadorial speeches, and correspondence on frequently sensitive and highly...
US Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Cultural Affairs and Press Officer
1998 - 2000
Managed embassy public affairs efforts in Ethiopia, including researching, writing and editing ambassadorial speeches, talking points and statements, as well as developing press releases and...

Education

National Foreign Affairs Training Center
The Role of the Spokesperson
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Media Bistro
Certificate in Copy Editing
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National Foreign Affairs Training Center
Electronic Media
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UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television
Graduate Certificate in Screenwriting
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University of Minnesota
BA, Art History and Non-Profit Arts Management
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National Foreign Affairs Training Center
Speechwriting and Presentation
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Media Bistro
Certificate in Travel Writing
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National Foreign Affairs Training Center
Administering a Public Affairs Program
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Keywords

Travel
Real Estate
Architecture
Art
Food
Bios
SEO
Web Content
Speeches
Press Releases
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