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Ann S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 15, 2014

Ann S.

Professional Freelance Writer and Editor for 3 yrs
   United States
  |   Tobyhanna , PA
  |  12:30 am Local Time

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Overview

Hi, I'm Annie. I am a professional writer and editor. I am passionate, hard working, and love to help people. I am looking to branch out and work on different kinds of projects and have some fun with my work by working on the right kind of jobs. I hope to be exactly what you are looking for. If chosen I will do everything in my power to make you happy, even if I have to redo the project over and over until you are satisfied. I am disabled and can only work from home, so I am available at all times. My goal is to someday start my own business...

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Apr 15, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Apr 6, 2014|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
Jun 2, 2013|Article Writing|Private|Completed
Aug 21, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

This is a general persuasive essay.
Article written for an Elance client about love.
An article on a cats extraordinary story.
Articles about my personal experiences with my cats for a cat web site.
Several articles about my dog growing up as an assignment for a dog web site.
This is about a cat toy I found to have the most interest to the cat after a great deal...
This was for the cat site I worked on, I had to find all of the facts and list them in...
I researched all of the new refrigerated animal food products and wrote about what I...
This article is about the different ways to use syrup to enhance the autumn experience
This article describes how to use things that you may not usually think of as...
A description of the best ways and places to enjoy the autumn colors.
A how to guide for having the best possible Halloween with the lowest possible impact...
Recipes for alcoholic drinks suitable for the holiday.
A description of fall in Italy and their traditions for the season.
A myriad of ways to use apples to enhance the fall season.
How to make the holiday fun for all ages.
Recipes for fun and spooky Halloween snacks.
How to schedule Halloween to be fun for all ages
A fun way to get all the neighbors together, get to know each other, and keep everyone,...
A new kind of pot luck and a great way to get friends together once a month and swap...
A how to guide to be one of those people whose homes are so well decorated that all you...
A perfect way to cut down on spending money, over working, missing time with your...
An in depth look at the Italian Feast of Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve and why.
This is a how to article to make paper cupcake toppers for those of us who are not the...

Skills (6)

Tested
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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English Grammar
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I have been told that in regards to writing projects I am best at blog articles and any piece that is slanted to my personal views and/or perspective along with human interest pieces. I have however, worked on many fact based articles, and done research on products for reviews and many other writing projects that require research. I have done comparison reviews on different products and written news articles as well. I do it all, writing, editing, proofreading, blogging, and news pieces.

Lately I prefer editing and proofreading jobs as they help me to hone my grammar skills further and give me ample opportunity to learn from other writers. I think that reading the best is the best way to become a better writer. I also have a job with Work From Home PROS for whom I am given a topic, word count and sometimes keywords and instructions and I research the topic, write about it to the specifications given to me and move on to the next project with a 20-45min turn around average dependent on depth of research and word count. I am very good at those jobs as well.

A lot of the articles that I write for Work From Home PROS are for websites for businesses, so I am good at helping people sell themselves as well.

I am also currently writing a book, so I understand the effort and emotion that goes into projects like that. If working on a book edit or similar task I make sure to keep my voice out of it and only change what is absolutely necessary unless directly told to make core...

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Employment

alexidurant
Article Proofreading
2012 - 2012
Proofread 300-500 word articles on all general topics.
ygoyinc.com
Editor for Fashion & Makeup content
2012 - 2012
I did some reading & writing about "Fashion" and "Makeup". I edited when needed and researched topics to write about and made sure the information was correct before submission of each assignment.
JoomSites LLC
Writer
2011 - 2012
I wrote recipes, articles, and reviews for ItalianAmericanKitchen.com and comparison articles, human interest pieces, and reviews for other sites.

Education

University of Phoenix
Not yet finished
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Writing
Articles
Blogs
Reviews
Stories
Research
News
Editing
Proofreading
Books
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