Catherine Thompson | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jan 13, 2016

Catherine Thompson

Writer, editor, reader and researcher
   United States
South Jordan
  |  11:06 am Local Time


I have written thousands of articles that include natural health, drug rehab, dog training, investing and the metals industry, recipes and how to cook organically. I have written eBook biographies, gardening, and essential oils. I do love to research and if I do not know a subject I will research, read and summarize. Fun items include gardening, dog training, education, childcare, sports interests. Love to review books! I have a Masters' Degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis on grant writing. I also hold a Bachelors degree in business administration and one in English. I have 25+ years experience in editing, teaching English, office management, collections, and customer service. Willing to do research on any topic and write about these topics. I pride myself on meeting deadlines and giving my best work. I am currently working on Elance and Odesk and other freelance platforms.
Service Description
I can research your topic, write about it and edit it. I am great at editing and re-writing. Will give you professonal and timely feedback and return writing.

I am a grant specialist and do extensive research on communities, events, venues, and all law enforcement and fire departments across the United States to find the best funding available. I also research state procurement contracts.

Have taught and am still involved in teaching English and creative writiing. I teach students the proper way to use APA writing formats and am also familiar with other types of writiing styles. Many of my students have gone on to write for newspapers and magazines and one is actually getting an English degree.

Am also involved in youth groups and teaching scouting skills. Love to work with youth groups and help them advance.

I am also a peer review for grant departments. My credentials include YSSA, JAG (Justice Department), and FEMA. I am currently writing COPS grants for sheriff and police departments and will help them submit and track their grant packages. In addition to federal government grants, I am writing a National Science Foundation grant in conjunction with a research and development company to find new software for security departments.

My background designates that I do quite a bit of internet, library, and interviewing research.

If you want someone to read to you elderly parent or child, I also volunteer to read to those who are unable to read to themselves.
American Grant Writer's Association
Awarded: 2014
Colorado Technical University Online
Criminal Justice Masters Degree
2009 - 2010
Idaho State University
Business Administration Bachelors Degree
1973 - 1976
Spillman Technologies
Grant Specialist
2011 - Present
Grant writing, research and web content maintenance.
Sales agent
2009 - 2010
Superior Insulation
Collections, Customer Service, A/P
2005 - 2009
Extensive collections, customer service and accounting
International Office Coordinator
1996 - 2004
Learned about international shipping, customer service, and organization.
Payment Terms
Am flexible. Generally small articles at $10 per hour, but can also work per article or project. Will negotiate to find the best payment schedule for both parties.
Catherine Thompson | Elance

Catherine Thompson