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Wendy Almeida | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 10, 2014

Wendy Almeida

What story do you want to tell?
   United States
  |   New Ipswich, NH
  |  7:36 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

In my 25 years as a professional writer, my dancing digits have tapped out a wide variety of copy, from limericks to corporate white papers.

If you have a story to tell, whether it's about your company, your product, your life, or an issue that's important to you, I'll find the right words to tell it, all the way from "once upon a time" to "happily ever after."

My background includes writing training manuals, online learning, fiction, brochures, news releases, articles, speeches, marketing material, training scripts, case studies and...

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Jan 29, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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4.8
Dec 24, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Dec 6, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Sep 22, 2013|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
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3.0

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Portfolio

http://www.hearmylipshost.com
Helpful tips for community theatre actors
http://ezinearticles.com/?Solving-an-Acting-Problem:-The-Fourth-Wall&id=7187557
A simple explanation of two much-misunderstood terms
Article on corporate training
Published in "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine"
These cards were collected by some recipients!
http://www.shaws-lawson.com
Training to help managers overcome the fear of finance
Part of a very successful direct mail campaign
Written for training video on various business topics
Published in "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine"
Written for a little girl I knew

Skills (9)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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English
English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Editing
English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word

Service Description

My service is home-based, so I am pretty much available around the clock and I pride myself on never missing a deadline.

Fiction:
In addition to the unusual unfinished novel manuscripts, I have published short fiction in "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine"

Instructional writing:
I have over 20 years of experience in this area

Article writing:
Co-wrote article for "CLO Magazine"

Ghost writing:
Wrote chapter of annual training overview book for major corporation

Editing and proofreading:
I love this aspect of the craft and have worked with many writers who are not native English speakers

Quiz writing:
Have written both trivia and business training quizzes

Blog writing:
This is my latest accomplishment!


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Employment

My Own Business
Freelance Writer
2004 - Present
Wrote web-based corporate and financial training programs and scripts for new product demonstration. Wrote case documents, scenarios and quizzes on wide range of business topics for a business...
Shaws-Lawson Associates
Writer and Instructional Designer
1991 - 2004
Wrote training manuals and cases for management consulting company specializing in finance, cost management and marketing training. Wrote proposals and copy for ongoing marketing campaign. The...
Boston University Metropolitan College
Assistant Director, Marketing and Publications
1987 - 1991
Wrote and designed ads, brochures, and flyers for Metropolitan College and University ad agency (METAD). Wrote, edited, and supervised production of newsletter. Wrote speeches and press releases.

Education

Boston University
Bachelor of Arts courses
1985 - 1989

Keywords

writing
ghostwriting
proofreading
editing
training
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