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Robin Merrill | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 24, 2014

Robin Merrill

You can trust me with words.
   United States
  |  12:33 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

Master's degree in creative writing; Specializing in Christian projects; Author of 5 Scholastic Book Fair books; Copy editor for Scholastic; 3 poems featured on The Writer's Almanac; former college writing instructor; former high school English teacher; slam poet who has competed at the national level; author of The Jesus Diet: How the Holy Spirit Coached Me to a 50-Pound Weight Loss.


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Mar 22, 2014|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
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Mar 18, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Feb 24, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
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Portfolio

An article I wrote for a client.
An essay I wrote for Yankee Magazine's blog.
An article I wrote for Mothering Magazine.
A book review published on Relief Journal's blog.
An article I wrote for everydog Magazine
http://everydogmagazine.com/

Skills (8)

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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
English Speaking Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing
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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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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

When you hire me, you hire a real writer with real qualifications. My work is publication ready, professionally written, and specifically targeted to your audience. When I take on a project, it becomes my own. I care about my work and strive to be as helpful as possible. I specialize in Christian content, because I find it a special blessing when I can use my skills to glorify God.

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Employment

Full-time Freelance Writer and Editor
Writer and Editor
2010 - Present
World Outreach International, Editor Scholastic Book Fairs, Writer and Copyeditor Bible League International, Contract Writer
Kennebec Valley Community College
Adjunct English Instructor
2006 - 2010
Public High School
English Teacher
2006 - 2010
Averill High School
Science Teacher
2004 - 2006
American Maritime Officers
Great Lakes Pilot, Deep Sea Third Mate
1999 - 2004

Education

University of Southern Maine
Masters Degree in Creative Writing
2004 - 2006
Maine Maritime Academy
Bachelor of Science in Nautical Science
1995 - 1999

Keywords

Christian
Bible
Creative
Children's Writing
Editing
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