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Natasha Smith | Elance
 
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Natasha Smith

Home of Quirky Words
   Spain
  |   Tarifa, Cadiz

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Web content, SEO articles, corporate copy, magazine features and fiction, I write it all.

Iíve recently completed a Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Manchester and am working on my first novel, which is the story of a woman who delves into the dark side of internet dating.

I write weekly features for a Madrid-based online English language-learning magazine, writing about everything from celebrity news, book/TV/film reviews, art exhibitions, cultural events and media trends. I create exercise tools to go with the articles...

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Skills (2)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Service Description

1. Create Web Content: Website content, Landing page offers, SEO articles, blogs, ad copy for CraigsList, site reviews, dating site profiles.

2. Create Promotional Materials: Brochures, Advertising Copy, Press Releases (have many years experience working with designers and printers).

3. Sales Copy: Mailing list emails, sponsorship letters, Introductory pitches, call to action blogs.

4. Magazine Writing: Cultural, Art, Travel, Beauty, Celebrity, Women's issues, Film.

5. Fiction and short story writer (Am currently doing an MA in creative writing with Manchester University).

6. Screenwriting: I love film, I love sharp witty dialogue. I have a number of scripts in the works.

7. Project Manager: Working freelance demands the ability to plan and prioritize workloads. This is a key skill which ensure the smooth running of all projects.


Sample Blogs
www.xsbabble.com
www.inthewritelight.wordpress.com
www.tarifadirect.wordpress.com
www.siliconcloud.com
www.atoneonline.com
www.pimsleurapproach.com



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Employment

PRISA
Writer
2013 - Present
Write bi-monthly feature on news related to the media and tech industries for Prisa.com, the leading media provider in Spain and Latin America.
Training Express
Writer
2012 - Present
Write articles and features for English language learning web site: www.lovespeaking.com. Write articles for 3 levels of learners: beginner, intermediate and advanced on wide range of topics...
Lovely Pasadena Homes
Website content writer
2013 - 2013
Created content for this real estate website in California http://lovelypasadenahouses.com/home.asp As the client was so happy with the work, I have also created content for further related sites.
The Legend of Tarifa
Writer, producer
2013 - 2013
Wrote and produced a 40 minute show featuring poetry, music and dance, and was performed in Manchester, July 2013, as part of the 247 Theatre Festival and at the Cervantes Institute. I worked...
247 Theatre Festival
Public Relations advisor
2013 - 2013
Provide guidance and assistance for writers involved in the 247 annual Theatre Festival in Manchester. Write press releases & create marketing taglines to help playwrights sell their work to the...
DINK LIFE
Ghostwriter
2012 - 2013
Created first draft of non-fiction title on the topic of living life as a DINK; copy was created via research and interviews while some articles were also taken from the www.dinklife.com site. Book...
Bert Botta
Ebook Writer
2012 - 2012
Wrote an ebook on the topic of men's mental health.
GoGifting.com
PR Assistant / Blog Content Provider
2012 - 2012
Built database of PR contacts for online gift service / generated content for blog / managed Twitter account
David Rosson
Writer
2012 - 2012
Created English Language Skills Tests
Richard D.
Short Story Writer
2012 - 2012
Wrote short story as inspirational life story.
Pimsleur Approach
Writer
2012 - 2012
Write cultural articles for Pimsleur Approach blog on Spain. Also create posts for Google + account, infographics and reports.
HSS Davis
Copywriter
2012 - 2012
Created sales email to attract overseas investors in South American properties
Zesty Lemon
Writer
2012 - 2012
Created open-ended questions for Travel interviews
iWebers
Copywriter
2012 - 2012
Created brochure content for IT Marketing company detailing web design, development and SEO services
Adam Ian
Blog Writer
2011 - 2012
Write blogs on comics, zombies and World War I.
Travel Company, Singapore
Travel Writer
2011 - 2011
Creating travel interviews on Spanish cities.
Arrachme Art
Web Content Creator
2011 - 2011
Creating content for Arrachme Art web site with a view to selling work to an agent.
Silicon Cloud
SEO blogger
2011 - 2011
Wrote daily content for up to 8 blogs. Topics included online marketing, social media, online security, health & beauty and business to business services.
Serena C.
Personal Online Dating Agent
2011 - 2011
Created online dating profiles and managed online dating accounts on Match.com, Perfect Match, eHarmony, SugarDaddie, Matchmaker, Zoosk, Plenty of Fish and Chemistry.
Premium Writing
Academic Writer
2010 - 2011
Wrote essays for academic writing agency in the U.S.
Green Light
Web Content & SEO Writer
2010 - 2010
Produced the content for this site: www.top10bestdatingsite.co.uk Also wrote more than 300 SEO articles to accompany the site and 30 blog pieces
Real Buzz Media
SEO Writer
2010 - 2010
Wrote on average 6,000 words a day, SEO articles on various topics from insurance to health to cosmetic treatments
In The Write Light
Director
2007 - 2010
In The Write Light is a creative writing workshop based in Tarifa, south of Spain. I set up the workshop in order to bring writers to a beautiful getaway spot where their creativity could run free...

Education

Manchester University
Masters in Creative Writing
2012 - Present
The Open University
Bachelor of Arts
2003 - 2009
The Blackrock Academy
Diploma in Journalism
2000 - 2001
Dublin Institute of Technology
Professional Diploma in Copywriting
1998 - 1999
Chartered Institute of Marketing
Professional Degree in Marketing
1995 - 1997

Keywords

journalist
copywriter
fiction writer
blogger
SEO articles
web content
editor
project manager
creative writer
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