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Linda K. | Elance
 
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Linda K.

Writer, editor, proofreader
   United States
Boston

Overview

Let an award-winning journalist and Harvard graduate write your press releases, e-books, articles, profiles, blog posts, abstracts, and more. I write about medicine, science and technology, the arts, careers, small business, money, history, family, and the outdoors. I have excellent research skills and can distill complex ideas into everyday language.

As a former proofreader in law publishing and typography, I have an eagle eye for accuracy and consistency. I also know HTML, InDesign, Photoshop, and Quark, but writing is my strength and my...

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Mar 2, 2010|Creative Writing|$485|Completed
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Dec 1, 2009|Creative Writing|$250|Completed
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Portfolio

Profile of Terrafugia, a company producing the first true road-to-sky aircraft, written...

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Service Description

I have been a freelance writer for seven years and also have 20 years experience in publishing and the graphic arts.

My work has appeared in these publications:
Boston Globe
Omaha World-Herald
Bangor Daily News
History Magazine
National Fire and Rescue Magazine
Family Chronicle Magazine
Woburn Advocate
Contact Magazine (alumni magazine for St. Joseph's College, Indiana)

Awards:
New England Press Association award for history writing, 2006




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Employment

HBS Alumni Bulletin, Harvard Business School
Part-time Editorial Assistant
2007 - Present
Self employed
Freelance Writer
2002 - Present
Tewksbury Advocate
Newspaper Reporter
2006 - 2007
As the only reporter for a weekly newspaper, I covered everything from zoning bylaws to a 6-year-old's struggle with cancer.
W. E. Andrews Printing
Print estimator
1998 - 2005
Action Graphics, Inc.
Customer Service
1978 - 1987
Typography shop. Planning, proofreading, job management
The Harrison Company
Proofreader, law books
1973 - 1974

Education

Harvard University
Bachelor of Liberal Arts
1995 - 2005
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journalist
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