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Dora P. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 13, 2016

Dora P.

Experienced writer, proofreader
   United States
  |   McGregor, MN
  |  3:07 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

Did you ever read something that made you smile, even if it wasn’t funny? I write that kind of content. I can make readers smile for many reasons, but usually because they are learning something. I like to make people think of things in a different way, or from a different point of view. When I subtly inject a piece of knowledge into my writing, it is to help the reader learn something without even knowing they are studying. The highest compliment I can receive is to have a reader say, “Oh, I didn’t know that,” or “I never thought about it...

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Portfolio

I wrote this human interest story as a staff writer for the local paper. It was based...
I wrote this article based entirely on an audio recording of the interview, which was...
This was a "last-minute" article done to fill Taste page space in a weekly...
This is the brochure I created for my home-based tutoring business.
I created this cover letter for the purpose of encouraging yearly sponsorship of a...
This was part of a bank-sponsored newspaper series spotlighting local business groups,...

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Service Description

So, how can I express your message in a way that makes your readers have that “aha” moment?
Just give me a few simple guidelines and, perhaps, a subject, and I’ll take it from there. I am more than willing to do the research necessary to get a job done and I use only reliable sources.
The result will be all original content, expressed in a way that will keep the reader interested, whether they are 5 or 105. Yes, I write for both kids and a general audience.


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Employment

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Writer/Editor
2014 - Present
I write stories for children and articles for adults.
Voyageur Press of McGregor MN
Editor, Staff Writer, Office Manager
2012 - 2014
Editing, writing, proofreading, and some layout for a local weekly newspaper. I also have handled customer service and circulation.
Parents of area students
Tutor
2009 - 2011
I privately tutored students in grades pre-K through 8, in Reading, Writing, and Math.
Randolph County Schools NC
Classroom Teacher
2007 - 2009
Classroom teacher in grade 2
Asheboro City Schools NC
Classroom Teacher
1984 - 2007
Classroom teacher in grades K, K-1, 1, and 2
Courier Tribune Newspaper, Asheboro, NC
Guest Columnist
1998 - 1999
I wrote guest columns for the opinion page of a local daily newspaper.
Moore County NC Schools
Classroom Teacher
1977 - 1983
Classroom teacher in grades K and 1/2
Fairfax County VA Public Schools
Instructional Aide
1976 - 1977
Served as teacher assistant in grades 4-6, which included teaching a 4th grade Health Class daily.

Education

James Madison University
Bachelor of Science
1972 - 1976
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