Award-winning professional writer and editor with more than 19 years experience in newspaper and online writing, copy editing, page design and layout. Degrees in Journalism and Communications fields with emphasis on communication; I know how to listen, how to follow directions and how to craft excellent pieces.
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I excel at working in a fast-paced environment where beating deadlines is essential and handling multiple jobs independently is a priority.
Sep 23, 2013|Article Writing|$30|Completed
Sep 23, 2013|E-books and Blogs|$0|Completed
Sep 13, 2013|E-books and Blogs|$33|Completed
May 29, 2013|Article Writing|$0|Completed
I have extensive, hands-on editing and layout experience in hard copy and website news, blog and instructional articles; product and company reviews; personal memoirs; brochures and flyers; press releases, technical manuals and academic pieces.
Writing strengths include producing thoroughly researched, accurate and engaging content per client guidelines. Versatility includes writing and editing hard news articles, in-depth historical, topical and educational features, copy writing, creative humor writing and opinion pieces.
My credentials include in-depth research and writing authoritative pieces on automotive and motorcycle care and repair with emphasis on Harley-Davidson and Indian motorcycles and classic American muscle cars.
My writing includes well-researched pieces on HVAC equipment, installation and maintenance procedures; American, German and Irish history and folklore; indoor and outdoor gardening; regional and ethnic food and drink; fabrics, embroidery and sewing and freshwater fishing methods and equipment.
I'm also experienced writing about gemstones, particularly turquoise; xeriscape (desert) landscaping and gardening techniques; travel and classic movies and entertainers.
I am a professional seamstress and quilter, specializing in sewing, embroidery, quilting, fabrics and clothing. As an assistant in a motorcycle shop for 20 years, I am highly qualified to write on all aspects of American-made motorcycles.
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Demand Media Studios
Freelance Writer/Title Editor
2008 - Present
Research and compose articles on a wide array of subjects, including motorcycles, landscaping, gardening, food, gemstones, sewing and quilting, education and travel.
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Online Freelance Writer/Editor
2000 - Present
Research and compose articles, ghost-write blog posts and creative pieces for private clients. General and niche writing. Specialize in research, auto/motorcycles, HVAC, gardening, home and sewing...
Shore Transcription Service
1999 - 2010
Copy edit novels, in-house business newsletters and reports, training manuals and medical reports/articles for printing and distribution.
Some photo/illustration corrections with accompanying text...