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Valerie Shively | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 31, 2015

Valerie Shively

Freelance creative writer
   United States
  |   Middletown, NY

Overview

Reformed high school english teacher, out of the closet creative writer, yoga instructer, new mom, awkward farmer and generally an indiscriminating toe dipper.

I am easily distracted by the mundane; including but not limited to: rocks, everyday people who look like angels, rivers, birds (crows in the morning and hawks at twilight. turkey vultures 24/7), ground hogs that aren't phased by people, road kill, moon cycles, fallen branches and the way lady bugs aren't concerned with comparisons-they just perambulate in all different directions...

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My strengths are weaving stories together from interviews and situation. Good with bios and outside the box reporting/journalism/description. I like researching and retelling. I attract characters and am inclined to go places most people don't go. I enjoy making "the average" glow; stories and blurps on locals, events, folklore, and grassroots endeavors.
I also enjoy editing and am happy to do it.

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Yoga
herbs
farming
nature
animals
strange
creative
travel
folklore
legend
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