After climbing the ranks in the publishing industry of San Francisco, I took my skills to the freelance world and did editing and writing work while living in Asia. My work has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Jakarta Globe, and San Francisco magazine, among other print and online publications, and I've provided editorial support for clients from Bali to Berkeley, working with startups, nonprofits, large companies, and individuals. Having returned to the U.S., I now live and work from Brooklyn, NY, and devote all of my professional...
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Nov 5, 2012|Press Releases|$20|Completed
Oct 17, 2012|Other - Writing Services|$45|Completed
Sep 21, 2012|Other - Writing Services|$33|Completed
I consistently produce compelling, direct copy that speaks to specific customers, highlights the points the client wishes to make clear, and aligns with the tone of distinct brands. Years of being the go-to editor for producing marketing, catalog, and flap copy at a large book publisher have honed this already innate skill, and I can be relied upon to turn around excellent results on short deadlines.
I excel at taking wide-ranging and large amounts of information and presenting it in clear, readable, and easily-digested form. My extensive experience working as a private tutor, as well as writing for technical publications such as a laboratory journal at MIT, have sharpened this ability to elucidate without overly simplifying or losing any essential meaning.
Regular blogging, both on my own blog and through other publications (The Huffington Post, the Chronicle Books blog), has provided a channel for me to maintain my long-form writing abilities and to write in a looser style, which I can easily tap into if appropriate for the project. My personal writing style tends to veer toward the ironic and ridiculous, and I'm always eager for opportunities to inject humor into my work.
Perhaps most important of all, after years in the publishing industry, years that exposed me to the world of magazines, newspapers, books, and trade publications, I understand the diverse and unparalleled power of the written word, and how it can be molded to fit a wide variety of needs. Whether...
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International Association of Business Communicator
2010 - 2010
Copy-edited monthly online bulletin, bi-monthly print magazine and numerous full-length books put out by IABC. Assisted members with account difficulties and provided support for three senior editors.
San Francisco Magazine
2008 - 2009
Quickly promoted from intern to assistant position that entailed work on feature articles. Collaborated with style director to coordinate fashion shoots, interviews, and events. Pitched ideas,...