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Michelle Roberts | Elance
 
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Michelle Roberts

Quality writing, blogging, proofreading & editing
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY
  |  4:11 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $13

I am an experienced New York City writer, as well as a Librarian, a certified NYS Teacher, and an English as a Second Language instructor.

At Miss Dewey Decimal's Word Solutions, I offer: creative writing, article writing, blog writing, web content, press releases, editing, proofreading and more.

I have a BA in Creative Writing, a Masters degree in Library Science, a NYS teaching certification, as well as a Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate.

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Jun 22, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$598|Completed
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Dec 11, 2010|Web Content|$274|Completed
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Aug 23, 2010|Article Writing|$0|Completed
Jul 30, 2010|E-books and Blogs|$125|Working

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Have the power of a librarian at your fingertips! Miss Dewey Decimal's Word Solution can help you with all your writing needs, whether it be creative writing, non-fiction articles, copy writing, copy editing, proofreading, etc. All work will be well-researched and of the highest quality. As both a librarian and teacher I am a stickler for grammar and proper writing!

At Miss Dewey Decimal's Word Solutions it is my mission to deliver quality content that is customized to each client's needs. I offer the best value for your money by creating great content within your specified timeline and budget.

My areas of expertise are literature, art, culture, food, music, movies, travel, and fitness. However, as a versatile writer I am able to write effectively on any subject.

If you choose to work with me, you will have an experienced professional who delivers engaging and concise copy on time every time.



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Employment

Guangzhou Nanfang International School
Head Librarian
2014 - 2015
Teach library classes to English Language Learners from PreK to 12th grade. For younger students classes include literature appreciation, reading comprehension, grammar instruction, etc. Classes...
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Assistant Editor
2014 - 2015
Assisted in the editing of a non-fiction history tome, specifically correcting grammar, spelling, and stylistic errors.
Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Teacher/Librarian
2012 - 2014
Led library lessons for students ages 7 through 12. Lessons focused on reading comprehension, grammar instruction, creating proper sentence structure, and other literacy and research skills.
Kaplan University Colleges
English Language Teach
2011 - 2012
Taught classes of 10 to 15 English Language Learners ages 21 and up. Created original lesson plans, worksheets, curriculum, etc. Led group discussions, ice breaker games, supervised field trips,...
ELAS Global
English Language Teacher
2010 - 2011
Taught private English language lessons to individuals and small groups. Created original lesson plans, worksheets, curriculum, etc.
Freelance
Novel Doctor
2009 - 2010
- Editing and proofreading unpublished novels in various stages of completion, providing intensive line-edits as well as macro, or "developmental," edits.
Queens Library
Senior Librarian
2007 - 2010
- Created and edited a monthly newsletter for various branches of the Library, highlighting upcoming library programs, interviewing library staff and patrons of interest, and...
Freelance
Book Reviewer
2005 - 2010
- Published both fiction and non-fiction book reviews for School Library Journal, Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), and Time Out New York.
Merrick Library
Media Services Librarian
2004 - 2007
- Wrote content for the Library’s website, as well as created and updated a separate blog describing library news and events. - Created brochures, flyers and other PR materials. -...

Education

State University of New York at Albany
Masters of Library Science
2002 - 2004
State University of New York at New Paltz
BA - Creative Writing
1996 - 2000
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