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Launie K. | Elance
 
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Launie K.

Web content and food writer
   United States
  |   Saint Albans, VT

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I'm a writer who specializes in food writing and photography along with web content, SEO and public relations.

I am also a food writer for the Bloggie-nominated site Crasstalk, Womenio and iLove-Wine.

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Portfolio

Fresh summer strawberries.
http://http://crasstalk.com/2012/01/a-beginners-guide-to-food-photography/
A cauliflower, cheddar and prosciutto gratin is comfort food at its finest.
http://http://www.salon.com/writer/launie_kettler/
Fried ricotta is an excellent topping for a curry.
http://http://crasstalk.com/2012/02/cold-february-night-three-chili-curry-with-fried-ricotta/
Coffee smoked chicken with a homemade chili sauce is a spicy appetizer.
http://http://crasstalk.com/2012/02/super-bowl-recipes-coffee-smoked-southwestern-chicken/
Making homemade spices, like Chinese 5-Spice Powder is fun and simple.
http://http://www.blogher.com/making-homemade-chinese-5-spice-powder
Kneaded kale salad is a fantastic meal on a hot summer night.
http://http://www.blogher.com/kneaded-kale-salad
Roasted pear salad is a festive side dish for any occasion.
http://http://letmypeoplegrow.org/2012/02/festive-trees/
Borscht is a truly beautiful soup.
http://http://letmypeoplegrow.org/2011/11/beautiful-soup-borscht/
Homemade bialys take a little time to make, but are more than worth the minimal effort.
http://http://letmypeoplegrow.org/2011/10/bialys/
Lavender isn't only a sweet ingredient, it's also an amazing savory one.
http://http://letmypeoplegrow.org/2011/09/perk-roast-chicken-surprise-ingredient/
Tamari chicory chips aren't just healthy, they're a little decadent too.
http://http://www.punkdomestics.com/content/tamari-chicory-chips
Broken sterling pendent.
http://http://treelightstudio.com/all-jewelry/broken-sterling-pendant.html
Beautiful copper earrings.
http://http://treelightstudio.com/all-jewelry/copper-dangles.html
A lovely sterling pear necklace.
http://http://treelightstudio.com/all-jewelry/sterling-pear-necklace.html
A crystal dragonfly set of earrings and a necklace.
http://http://treelightstudio.com/all-jewelry/sterling-pear-necklace.html
A teardrop and pearl necklace is elegant for any occasion.
http://http://treelightstudio.com/all-jewelry/teardrops-and-pearls.html
A turquoise necklace designed by Treelight Studio.
http://http://treelightstudio.com/all-jewelry/turquoise-rectangle-pendant.html
A beautiful matching earring and necklace set designed by Treelight Studio.
http://http://treelightstudio.com/all-jewelry/sterling-circles-and-fringes-set.html
Unique sterling and glass earrings created by Treelight Studio.
http://http://treelightstudio.com/all-jewelry/sterling-and-clear-glass-dangles.html
An artichoke is a blank canvas for stuffing. In this case, the artichoke will be served...
http://http://www.blogher.com/artichokes-stuffed-parmesan-and-olives
The perfect meal for summer.

Skills (6)

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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

My food writing has been featured on:
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
CNN (Eatocracy.com)
Salon.com
Open Salon.com 3-time Editor's Pick featured writer
BlogHer.com 3-time "What's Hot" Editors Choice featured writer
Santa's Hideout.com (A stand-alone Conde Nast website)
Crasstalk
Let My People Grow

I have had recipes from my food blog, Teeny Tiny Kitchen picked up by:
Athens Foods
Livestrong
Phyllo.com
Culturecheesemag.com


I create original recipes that focus on natural ingredients and promote overall health. I am knowledgeable about the environmental reasons behind both the local food and slow food movements. I also have extensive experience writing about kosher, organic and vegetarian food. Although, I love writing about vegetables and C.S.A.'s, I never shy away from a good chicken dish. And because I'm a native Vermonter, I know my cheddar cheese too.

What I can do for you:
Create an original recipe based on whatever ingredient you want featured.
Write a well researched food article from a historical, current or trending angle.
Guarantee my work passes Copyscape.
I will also get you an exceptional food photo - or several, if process shots are needed.



I'm proficient in Word Press and Joomla. I have the ability to take complex data and present it in an easy-to-understand way. I pride myself on meeting deadlines. I have solid idea generation and conceptual thinking. I also have a firm grasp on past and present pop culture, so I can bring a fresh or historical...

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Employment

Reputation Advocate
Web content writer and researcher
2011 - Present
Writing for a wide variety of businesses with web content and SEO.
Let My People Grow
Food writer
2011 - Present
Food writer with a focus on topical and historical food issues in the Jewish community.
Crasstalk
Food writer
2011 - Present
Food writer for the Bloggie-nominated website with humorous, pop culture and political content.
Silver Images Vermont
Writer, researcher
2010 - Present
Have written numerous client proposals and provided content for the three websites under the Silver Images banner including: Silver Images, Perfect Vermont Wedding and Umpteen Productions....
Salt River Graphics
Writer, content developer
2002 - Present
Written numerous client proposals, and created content for a wide variety of professionals.
County Courier newspaper
Editorial Assistant
2005 - 2008
Edited press releases into AP style news clips, maintained the Arts and Entertainment Calendar along with the classifieds, and created questions and answers for weekly crossword puzzles.

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Content Writing
SEO
Food Writing
Food Photography
Product Photography
Health Writing
Travel Writing
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