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Marla Young | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 16, 2014

Marla Young

Experienced & Talented Creative Writer/Editor
   United States
  |   Pacific Grove, CA

Overview

My professional writing career began with magazines -- ATLANTA magazine, Southern Homes and more. Then I ventured into television, advertising, writing a regular column and crafting and selling screenplays. I write to involve, to sell, to educate, to elicit an emotional response. I've also been an editor -- word-smithing other's words, turning the phrase just right. I thrive on working and developing ideas together. Research drives me, crafting the perfect words inspires me. Member of the Writer's Guild of America and winner of a number of...

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Service Description

I can write what you need -- creative, advertising copy, business-to-business and more. If you need proofreading/copy editing, I have many years experience in that field, also. I was Managing Editor for Monterey Bay Magazine & Guestlife, which involved writing, editing numerous articles & working with freelance writers & photographers. I write a monthly column for Gannett Newspapers - five years running. I've written advertising copy/brochures/scripts for a number of businesses -- from The Monterey Bay Aquarium, McGraw Hill, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, etc. plus numerous small businesses. I enjoy collaborating and working creatively with others.

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Education

George Mason University
English Major, Writing Minor
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creative writer
screenwriter
business writer
copywriter
columnist
editor
managing editor
photo editor
proofreader
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