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Derbhile D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 1, 2010

Derbhile D.

Telling the Story, Selling the Story
   Ireland
  |   Waterford, Waterford
  |  12:39 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

My name is Derbhile Dromey and I am a creative soul in love with writing in all its forms. I see my career as a tree, with writing as the trunk and the different types of writing as the branches. I trained originally as a journalist and hold a Masters' Degree in Journalism. I write fishing articles for The Irish Skipper magazine, and write articles about clinical research for the Irish Medical Times. One of my articles was included in a book called The Quiet Quarter: 10 Years of Great Irish Writing, which was published by New Island in...

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Portfolio

This is a press release for one of my WriteWords clients, who runs a mobile phone...
This is an article published in Irish Medical Times about a study which is gathering...
Edit of a brochure for one of my WriteWords clients, who runs healthcare and nutrition...
This article was published in PC Live magazine, a magazine for computer users. It...
This article appeared in the Irish Examiner and describes a skiing trip for the...
Article giving a roundup of fishing news in my area. Part of a monthly series.
Short essays written for broadcast on a radio slot featuring Irish writers.
Edit of a marketing email for a WriteWords client who is a photographer
Content created for WriteWords client who helps people write speeches for spcial occasions
Edited quotation for one of my WriteWords clients, who is a tax consultant
Edit of sales letter for tax cconsultant client
Created brochure for WriteWords client who fits hearing aids and offers hearing clinics.

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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

WriteWords is a copywriting and editorial service which has been in existence since 2009. It aims to help businesses sell themselves through words. We offer a number of services to help you do this, including

Editing and Proofreading
Website Content
Blogs and Social Media Content
Article Writing
Press-Release Writing
Marketing Emails, Brochures and Letters

I have specialised in working with three types of companies

Creative companies that are full of ideas but find it hard to channel them. These include
Craft companies: interiors, furniture design, jewellery design
Health and Beauty: vitamin supplements, makeup artists, shoe stores
Restaurants
Wedding-related businesses

Business - to - Business Companies who need to make their content more customer-friendly. These include:
Accountants and Tax Consultants
Office Systems
HR Companies
Company Formations

Businesses in similar fields to myself who need words as part of an overall client marketing campaign. These include
Marketing Companies
Video-Production Companies
Web Design Companies

My ultimate goal for all of these companies is to make their company message crystal clear to their customers.



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Employment

Various
Freelance Journalist
2003 - Present
Specialise in health, disability and lifestyle issues. Have written in the past on technology, agriculture issues and local government Currently write a news column for The Irish Skipper, a fishing...
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Creative Writing Tutor
2009 - 2010
Gave creative writing classes in secondary (high) schools in my local area 2-hour workshops gave students insight into the tools needed for successful creative writing Students completed short...

Education

National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Certificate in Creative Writing for Publication
2007 - 2008
Dublin City University
Master of Arts in Journalism
1999 - 2000
University College Cork
Bachelor of Arts in English and History
1996 - 1999
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article writing
web content
copywriting
creative writing
editing
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