Joseph Hessert | Elance
Last Sign-in: Aug 31, 2015

Joseph Hessert

Experienced content writer and editor.
   United States
  |   Gray, ME
  |  9:46 am Local Time


I've ranked in the top 0.1% in Elance's writing and translation category and I got there because my clients are my #1 priority.

I earned my MFA in writing from the Iowa Writers' Workshop - the top graduate writing program in North America. I'm the founding/managing editor of ARDOR Literary Magazine and have experience editing and writing for international literary publications, weekly newspapers, niche blogs and more.

I offer clients fast turn-around, regular status updates and consistent high quality writing and editing work. I'm also available to my clients 7 days a week via Skype and Elance Workroom message.
Service Description
Your Copy Writing Project:
I offer a range of clients sparkling copy for their websites, blogs, business documents, academic papers, applications and much more. With minimal guidance you can count on me to provide you with regular status updates and offer fast turn-around time on all of your copy writing projects. I'm adept at writing SEO copy which reads as well for human beings as it does for search engine bots. Put your SEO blog content needs in my capable hands and I'll deliver effective, engaging content your readers will love!

Your Book Manuscript:
I offer meticulous line-edits and proofreading of your work in addition to "big picture" feedback on character development, narrative structure, pacing and much more. After you receive my final feedback and revisions you'll be invited to a follow-up Skype conversation where we can explore some of my written feedback in-depth and you can ask me any lingering questions you have about your manuscript.

Your Article, Web Copy or Academic Document:
As a professional editor and former college instructor proofreading and revising copy is a real strength of mine. You can expect me to complete work on your editing/re-writing project in a timely manner while submitting regular status updates via Elance. I will listen carefully to your expectations so that I can be sure to exceed them!

Your Ghostwriting Project:
I'm able to write in a variety of styles and voices so that my writing on your project will be one of a kind. If hired I can adapt and expand your rough draft into a fully realized project or I'm happy to tackle your ghostwriting project from scratch -- creating a totally original work tailored to your requests.
Iowa Writers' Workshop (University of Iowa)
Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing
- 2007
Connecticut College
Bachelor of Arts, English
- 2005
Auto Europe, LLC
Marketing Writer
2014 - Present
ARDOR Literary Magazine
Founding Editor
2012 - Present
University of Southern Maine
English Instructor
2012 - 2012
University of New England
English Instructor
2010 - 2012
Central Maine Community College
English Instructor, Writing Tutor
2010 - 2012
Southern Maine Community College
English Instructor
2010 - 2011
Portland Magazine
Copy Editor
2008 - 2008
The Weekly Sentinel
Editor, Feature Columnist
2008 - 2008
University of Iowa
Creative Writing Instructor
2006 - 2007
The Iowa Review
Asst. Fiction Editor
2005 - 2006
Payment Terms
None specified
Joseph Hessert | Elance

Joseph Hessert