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Grace R.

Average rate
$40/hour
  • Joined June 2016

I am a professional writer, editor, and author living in Indiana. Besides God & family, coffee, music, and thunderstorms are the best.

  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
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Grace R.
Indianapolis, IN, United States

Services

Categories

Copywriting Email Content

Experience

Summary

With a Bachelor's degree in English from Thomas Edison State College, I have experience in academic writing, creative fiction writing, and literature. I also operate the blog Writing Life and offer writing, editing, and coaching services.

Work history

Founder and Manager
Create posts, send email campaigns, manage social media accounts, and update pages as needed. Create contests and interactive content for subscribers and visitors. Receive, edit, and prepare guest posts from other bloggers. Photograph images for my posts.
Feather Magazine
Summer Intern
Prepare pitches for upcoming issues; after stories are selected, write and submit requested articles; work with editor to complete and make final changes and preparations before publication.
Master's Voice Singers
Alumni Director and Accompanist
Helped students, answered questions, supplied feedback and constructive criticism, and made announcements. Managed email correspondence with parents & and students. Collaborated with alumni directors, joint-teaching songs and choreography.

Portfolio

11 Important Things to Know Before You Visit Paris

A piece on traveling to Paris based on my personal experience that uses humor to tell a true story while being educational.

Keeping it Real - Adding the Right (write!) Details

An educational piece on how to incorporate vivid, engaging detail in your writing.

4 Reasons to Do College Online

An informative and humorous piece explaining the benefits of an online college education.

7 Words: 1 Life-Changing Truth

An short inspirational piece on how to overcome weakness and lack of motivation.

Education

Accreditations

Bachelor's Degree in English

Skills

Skills

writing editing proofreading piano organizing attention to detail communication email social media blogging

Tools

Facebook iMovie Instagram LinkedIn Mailchimp Medium Pinterest Slack Wordpress Powerpoint

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours only

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months

Interests

Industries I love

Education Health & Wellness Kids & Parenting Travel

What I read

Blogs on freelancing (www.horkeyhandbook.com, etc.), inspirational & motivational blogs (goinswriter.com, etc.), fiction books (Hunger Games, Harry Potter, etc.), historical fiction (Wednesday Wars, The Count of Monte Cristo).

Side projects

I have completed a medieval action/adventure novel and am preparing it for publication. I am also a pianist for my church and a local nursing home.