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Fiona Young-Brown | Elance
 
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Fiona Young-Brown

Experienced writer, ghostwriter, and editor
   United States
  |   Lexington, KY
  |  11:08 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $100

One of the finest compliments I received from a reader of my second book was that as they read my words, they felt that I was there speaking with them. Good writing reaches out to the reader and makes them feel engaged with the information being presented. That does not mean that the writing has to be informal (I have written for encyclopedias as well as blogs), but it does mean that the writer is aware of their audience. Whether I am ghostwriting a piece about nuclear power or blogging about food, I write for an audience, ensuring that you...

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Portfolio

Entry in James Ciment, ed., Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia. (M.E. Sharpe).
Recent newsletter publication.
Review of Rolfing in Boulder.
Looking for a great day out in Kentucky? Find romantic getaways, family fun, and more.

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Service Description

Author of three published books: Lexington: Then and Now (Arcadia), Wicked Lexington (The History Press), and A Culinary History of Kentucky: Burgoo, Beer Cheese & Goetta (The History Press).
Editor of Kentucky Doc and Health & Wellness magazines.
Member of American Society of American Journalists.
Author of book project on history of nuclear power plant in Paducah, written for Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute.
Specific research and publishing experience in areas of sexual health, fertility, and reproductive issues.
Former managing editor of KSHA Communicator, bimonthly newsletter for Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
I have written and edited for encyclopedias, books (fiction and non fiction), magazines, websites, blogs, doctoral theses, and more.
Previous clients have included: American Cowboy, BarBop Catering, Budget Travel magazine, EBSCO, Healthline, Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Kentucky Monthly, Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and the Environment, Kofi Limited, Mamas Health, MuseItUp Publishing, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education.
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Employment

Kentucky Speech Language Hearing Association
Office Manager
2006 - 2007
Continue to work as a freelance consultant for the organization.
Fiona Young-Brown Life Coaching
Owner coach and writer
2005 - 2007
University of Kentucky
Language Instructor, Japanese
2004 - 2006
University of Kentucky
Adjunct Professor, Women's Studies
2002 - 2003
Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky
AmeriCorps Program Director
2001 - 2002
Mitama-cho Board of Education
Cultural Advisor and Instructor
1995 - 1998

Education

University of Iowa
Doctoral Candidate in Women's Studies
1998 - 2002
University of Iowa
Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies
1998 - 2001
Unviersity of Hull
Bachelor of Arts in American Studies
1991 - 1995

Keywords

health
fertility
food
travel
primates
ghostwriter
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