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Marilyn P. | Elance
 
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Marilyn P.

Your Writing Coach
   United States
  |   Sauk Rapids, MN
  |  3:15 am Local Time

Overview

My mission is to help writers say what they mean in clear, concise language that elevates and inspires their readers.

I have written, edited, and proofread publicity copy, grant proposals, short articles, and fiction. I am a confident communicator and good listener who values great working relationships. Your project will benefit from my strong research and editing skills, and my background in diverse fields, including library reference and management, local government, arts administration, mediation, and community organizing.



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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Experience and education highlights include:

Library reference and research skills and training.

Coaching and mentoring skills.

Publicity coordination and creation, including press releases, brochures, and programs for performing arts organization, and press releases and advertisements for farmers market.

Grant research and proposal development for alternative dispute resolution program, performing arts organization, and local government.

Minnesota Book Awards final round judge.

NaNoWriMo participant and finisher.

First place literary merit scholarship award to Rogue Valley Writers’ Conference at Southern Oregon State College.

Founding member of several community groups and organizations, including writers group, farmers market, and green committee.

Reader’s advisory training.

Summa cum laude graduate.

Special interest areas: organic and local foods, yoga, meditation, health and wellness, sustainability, and the environment.


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Education

Saint Cloud State University
Bachelor of Arts in political science/economics
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Rogue Community College
Novel writing class
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Saint Cloud State University
Basic/Family Mediation and Arbitration Training
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Saint Cloud Technical and Community College
Professional editing course
2013 - 2013
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yoga
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