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Susan Silkwood | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 3, 2014

Susan Silkwood

Emitte lucem et veritatem
   United States
  |   Wheat Ridge, CO
  |  1:51 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I am: an effective, versatile writer; truth-seeker; sharp, incisive scribe and wordsmith, researcher, proofreader, editrix and consultant; professional with keen mind and excellent repair skills; intellectual and pragmatic, but with gossamer trim; more poetic than prosaic but can skew either way when the job demands it I do a lot of academic work as well as creative work.

This work gives me a near-perfect sense of satisfaction. Even as such a source of enjoyment, however, it is a task that I take very seriously; when I observe the decline...

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Apr 20, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$25|Completed
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4.9
Sep 5, 2012|Article Writing|$825|Completed
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5.0
Aug 9, 2012|Creative Writing|$38|Completed
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5.0
Jul 18, 2012|Web Content|$70|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

travel article completed for Elance client
travel article completed for Elance client
http://www.awesomecuisine.com/foodguide/122/Idli-Steamers.html
travel essay completed for Elance client
http://www.geekzu.com/fun-free-travel-apps/
fashion blog piece, not yet published
article for Elance client
for Elance client
I short piece on my time in Paris as an intern for the US Consulate
A review of an essay
My opening piece concerning my graduate school Female Travel Writer course
grad school piece
undergrad piece for Fem Philosophy
Fun travel piece
Published piece (on now-defunct site)

Skills (10)

Tested
copyediting; research; Mac and PC skills (including software)
research

Service Description

The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say. ~Anas Nin

Objectives: To apply valuable skills from diverse, client-centered, and multidisciplinary background; to inspire, entertain, educate, and engage, using critical reasoning skills and creativity honed as a writer.

Summary of Qualifications & Skills
Writing & Editing:
Cowriter and coeditor of two-hundred-page novel
Writer of copy for mens product line
Writer for Hong Kong lifestyle magazine, Macaron
Editor of doctoral dissertations in Theatre Arts and Psychology
Editor of other academic projects, wedding vows, and poetry (for clients)
Published travel article writer for Pimsleur and Travel & Leisure, featured in online outlets
Blogger and social media presence
Thousands of pages of client work and personal work completed in honing craft
Master of Arts in Geopolitical Writing, which included studies in Creative Writing, Reviewing the Arts, Writing the Novel, The Female Travel Writer, Communication Technology

Administrative & Office:
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Typing speed 55 WPM
Managed and scheduled multiple children of wide age range
Assistant to consular officers (as intern)
Inventory coordination and management
Client troubleshooting in numerous occupations
Yoga studio owner; adroit in managing costs, clients, facilities
Temporary administrative assistant through staffing agencies
Management
Bachelor of Arts, Behavioral Science; Minor:...

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Education

see service description
almost M.A.
1991 - 2012
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women
international
film
travel
social sciences
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