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The Word Shoppe | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 12, 2015

The Word Shoppe

Consistently exceeding expectations
   United States
  |   Fletcher, NC
  |  9:52 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

Professional writer, editor, graphic designer. Magna cum laude graduate with English/Journalism degree. Worked as newspaper and magazine writer, editor, and designer for a dozen years. Self-employed for past 20 years as writer and designer. Also director of a mental health advocacy nonprofit.

As a reporter, I learned the skills needed to become an instant expert on any topic at a moment's notice, convey complex topics to the public in an understandable and engaging way, and do so on the strictest of deadlines.

As a professional editor, I...

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Portfolio

Column for parenting magazine on the benefits of volunteerism to a family
Press release for real estate seminar
Newspaper article on the devil worshipping in Episcopalian church
Guest newspaper commentary on consequences of lack of mental health services
Newspaper article on Mormon Church General Conference
Dated copywriting from the now defunct Southern Prestigious Homes magazine
Column for parenting magazine on how precious the ordinary is
Business copywriting/advertorial (from the late 1980s)
Light-heared column for parenting magazine on the eternal problem of getting kids to...
Newspaper article written and placed on section-front for client to promote real estate...
Web copy written for translation services website
Web content written for real estate website
Guest newspaper commentary on state of mental health services
Web content written for legal SEO marketer
Guest commentary written on the death of a friend from AIDs in the late 1980s at a time...
Review written for client on her book about childhood and adult domestic abuse
Newspaper article on Hospice support of man with terminal cancer
Newspaper article on woman with mental illness and her advocacy
Press release on real estate seminar
Quarter fold brochure for VA Medical Center.
Safety manual for professionals who work with hypodermic needles an other...
Bilingual poster for childcare centers.
Website being developed for real estate education school.
http://practicesite.us
Simple website for lawn and landscape maintenance company.
http://meadownslawn.com

Skills (9)

Tested
English
Business Writing
Adobe Photoshop
Creative Writing
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Dreamweaver
WordPress
English Grammar
Report Writing

Service Description

A sole proprietorship, The Word Shoppe began in 1990. Handling both writing and graphic design needs, it has helped produce all manner of products since then:
- newsletters.
- service manuals
- budget documents
- brochures
- posters
- business cards
- CD packaging
- websites
- blogs
- annual reports
- resumes
- books
- booklets

In addition to writing skills, I am proficient with a variety of software, with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign used extensively on a daily basis. I also create websites using Dreamweaver and Wordpress.

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newsletter
brochures
web
annual reports
manuals
articles
web content
copywriting
ghostwriting
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