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Katrina Outland | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 20, 2015

Katrina Outland

Writer and editor with scientific background
   United States
  |   Tacoma, WA
  |  2:06 pm Local Time

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Overview

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Science and writing have both been the two main and equal passions in my life, from childhood through college (where I received my BS in marine biology with a writing minor), and into my professional life. Currently, I am doing most of my work in fisheries science, but hoping to to incorporate more professional writing back into my life.

Writing opportunities of all kinds are welcome-- creative, technical, scientific, copywriting, whatever! I also have extensive experience with editing and proofreading, including <1 year of literary journal...

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Portfolio

This is an excerpt from one of the fictional e-novels/short stories I ghost-wrote under...
One example of the news briefs I wrote for the undergraduate science journal JYI. Other...
This is one of the full-length feature articles I wrote for the undergraduate science...
"Stranger" won the 2004 Stan Crowley Creative Writing Award for poetry.

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Employment

Dreamer Apps
Creative Writer
2013 - Present
Freelance position. Create and write fictional stories in various genres, such as Young Adult Paranormal Romance, for e-book publication. Craft stories from a given plot outline or from my original...
Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Scientific Technician 2
2007 - Present
Presently working full time. Duties include collecting data on sport fishing catches and efforts, biological data, tagged fish, etc. from remote locations around the Puget Sound.
Skypublishers
Content Producer
2013 - 2013
Freelance project. Write brief (150 word min.) biographies and articles for various clients for online publication (such as company websites, LinkedIn, personal and professional blogs, etc.)
oDesk Enterprise Solutions
SEO Writer/Editor
2013 - 2013
Freelance project. Research and write short (30 word min.) answers for online queries database Ask.com. Edit submitted answers for grammar, accuracy, and adherence to requirements.
Tutor.com
English/Biology Tutor; Mentor
2005 - 2009
Tutor: Tutor biology and English composition, grammar, and literature from elementary to college levels. Work one-on-one with students through a web-based format, including searching for reliable...
Women Entrepreneurs of Taiwan
Copy Editor
2005 - 2006
Edit advanced college-level or professional-level writing for non-native English writers. I would edit documents such as business plans, Master’s or Doctoral theses, or company profiles for...
Journal of Young Investigators
Science Journalist; Copy Editor
2004 - 2005
Research and write news briefs or feature-length articles on current science topics; conduct interviews of scientists; review peers’ articles; copy edit for final publications. A few examples of...
Hawaii Pacific University Tutoring Center
English Tutor
2003 - 2003
Tutor APA/MLA formatting and English pronunciation, grammar, and composition at a college level. Also tutor ESL students in basic English.

Education

Hawaii Pacific University
Bachelor's of Science in marine biology
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