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Sarah O'Leary | Elance
 
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Sarah O'Leary

Professional writer/editor
   United States
  |   Portland, OR
  |  12:30 pm Local Time

Overview

I am a professional writer and editor, and I have a strong background in natural wellness, herbal healing, women's issues and environmental sustainability. I hold bachelor's degrees in journalism and women's studies, and I've worked for a national weekly magazine, The Nation, as well as a regional environmental news magazine.

I owned and operated a retail shop specializing in herbs and natural products for 20 years. I have managed dozens of employees and executed multiple projects.

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Oct 30, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$81|Completed
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Oct 6, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$38|Completed
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Oct 3, 2012|E-books and Blogs|$104|Working
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Portfolio

Environmental news magazine. I wrote, edited the articles written by others and did...
http://yournec.org
Edited and tweaked design of 94 page cookbook ebook. These are the first five pages.
http://heatherpierceinc.com/

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Tested
Creative Writing
English
English Spelling
Online Writing

Service Description

I offer a varied toolbox of skills including writing, editing, marketing assistance, ghostwriting/blogging, designing simple web pages and project management. While working as editor of a regional news magazine, Econews, I honed my editing skills, wrote articles, edited the writing of others, and designed the 20-page magazine.

I've recently joined the freelance community, and you can view more my services at my web site and blog, Holistic Hot Sauce. http://www.saraholeary.net/hire-me/).

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Employment

The Nation
Fact checker, proofreader
2008 - 2010
This position was a paid internship, followed by one month as a regular employee while the company was between intern cycles. Duties included web research, updating databases, telephone work...
Northcoast Environmental Center
Editor, EcoNews
2008 - 2010
Reported and wrote stories with local and national environmental significance. Edited the work of volunteer writers and solicited graphics and photography. Design and laid out a 16-20 page...
Moonrise Herbs
Owner/Manager
1985 - 2004
I founded this herb and gift shop and grew it from a tiny start-up to a thriving community center where I supervised as many as 18 employees. Coordinated all aspects of a complex retail store...

Education

Humboldt State University
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Women's Studies
2005 - 2008

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GhostWriting
Copywriting
Graphic Design
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