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Lani Carroll | Elance
 
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Lani Carroll

Freelance Writer, Tech Writer, Blogger, Editor
   United States
  |   Colorado Springs, CO
  |  2:53 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

Do you need a really good writer? Check out my test scores:
Top 5% in creative writing*
Top 5% in English grammar*
Top 10% in English*
Top 10% in English spelling*

Having your content written correctly makes a difference!

I have the background to handle a variety of writing styles. My twenty years of IT and business experience gives me a strong foundation in technical writing. If you want a writer who knows SQL, you have come to the right place. And I have lots of experience writing technical manuals that actually make sense.

But that's...

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Mar 29, 2015|Article Writing|$0|Completed
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Mar 18, 2015|E-books and Blogs|$352|Completed

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Portfolio

Skills (15)

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Blogging
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Web Content Management
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Technical Writing
SQL Programming
HTML
English Proofreading
eBooks
Content Strategy
HTML5

Service Description

If you need dependability, someone who delivers exactly on time, and someone who can produce error-free content--well, I think your search is over. Iím not satisfied until you are. Really.
I can do:
Blog posts
Web content
User manuals
Articles
Novels
Editing

I have lots of business experience, including managing the German branch of a software company. I have approximately 20 years of programming and SQL experience. I have worked for some of the giants: USWest and Lucent. Iíve worked for Rocky Mountain News, a major Denver newspaper, and I have worked for one of the nationís largest construction companies. Obviously, extensive business experience, and I am happy to put my expertise to work for you.

I am also finishing up my second novel and I am a published short story writer.

Business writing,creative writing--I am your gal!

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Employment

Self
Writer
2008 - 2013
Blogger| Web content writer| Published short story writer| Member, Science Fiction Writers of America and Horror Writers Association
Sakti GmbH
General Manager, Europe
2002 - 2003
Frankfurt, Germany. Marketing analysis, business analysis for the new branch of an existing company. Responsible for all initial business functions: incorporation, banking, work permits,...
Lucent Technology
Consultant--Senior Programmer Analyst
2000 - 2001
Analyzed, designed and coded new applications for Lucent Technologies in an MVS/DB2/IMS environment, including COBOL programs incorporating MQSeries technology. Participated in full life cycle...
USWest
Senior Programmer Analyst
1999 - 2000
Analyzed, designed, coded and tested enhancements to the wireless phone features offered by USWest. Worked on the development of customer setup and service orders system. Created new COBOL programs...
Rocky Mountain News
Senior Programmer Analyst
1996 - 2000
Rocky Mountain News Had sole responsibility for the subscriber/billing portion of a conversion from an IBM/VSE mainframe environment (DB2) to a DEC alpha system (Oracle), the largest data...
Fischbach Information Services
Senior Programmer Analyst
1985 - 1995
As the first employee trained in DB2, acted as DB2 resource for the remainder of the company including spearheading new development and assisting fellow employees. Planned, analyzed and coded the...

Education

Goethe Institut
German
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University of Colorado
Language Arts
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Brown Institute
Computer programming
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Coursera: Wharton Marketing
https://www.coursera.org/records/U5bsaQ8JBtHjCxNp
2013 - 2014

Keywords

Blogging
Web content
Editing
Creative writing
Article writing
User manuals
Technical writing
Online writing
Ghostwriting
Proofreading
My Snapshot
Writing & Translation
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