CV

Expertise

  • Magazine, news, academic, and marketing writing
  • Social media and electronic communications
  • Online, offline, and in-person research 
  • 15 years of freelance experience

Education, Memberships, and Certifications: 

  • MFA, Creative Writing, University of Southern Maine
  • BA, Liberal Arts/Humanities, University of Southern Maine 
  • IRB Certification
  • MWPA Member
  • AWP Member

Experience:

Maine Math and Science Alliance: Research Assistant

  • Development of research instruments
  • Onsite interviews with children and adults
  • Writing, researching, and proofreading grants
  • Writing, researching and proofreading materials for academic journals
  • Reporting findings and creating documentation to be used in grants, articles, and other materials. 

Published articles with MMSA: 

Using Q-Sort Methodology to test the Non-hierarchical Online Learning Community (NHOLC)Framework

Facilitating Formal–Informal Connections in Rural STEM Ecosystems


New England Post (No longer in publication): Writer

Maine news for New England focused site. 

“Maine Medical Marijuana Laws at Odds with Federal Laws; Local Police Unsure how to Deal with Stolen Plants”

“Consumers Concerned Over Gas Pump Discrepancies in Maine; Was it a Scam or a Simple Mistake?”

“Good Value and Responsible Sourcing – A Winning Combination for Maine Retailer”  

“Oxbow Brewery Takes Maine Beer Scene By Storm”

Derma Harmony: Writer

Health and wellness articles focusing on skin health for web-based supplement company. 

Let’s Learn About Skin!”

Probiotics” 

Candida

HyperInk: Writer

eBooks adhering to style and subject guidelines provided by HyperInk. 

“Guide to Writing a Eulogy”

“100 Cutest Kittens On The Internet” 

“Anna Wintour” 

“How to Raise an Adventurous Eater” 

“Jackson Pollock”

“Georgia O’Keeffe” 

“Quicklet – Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” 

“100 Best Quotes from Los Angeles Celebrities” 

Activity Maine:Writer

“Paddling With the Kids”

“Take a Midcoast Hike”

“Racing With Kids” 

TheScene: Writer

“Go Fly A Kite”, 

“Oyster Creek Mushrooms”

“ Hidden Valley Nature Preserve” 

“Pumpkinfest”

Starting Out: Writer, Editor 
Review websites and summarize content into short descriptions used in print and online. Starting Out published books that assist people in transition. Publications focused on books for graduates, recent immigrants, and formerly incarcerated individuals find the resources they need for success. 

Starting Out was purchased by McGraw-Hill in 2010.

Clips available upon request. 

Wiscasset Newspaper: Reporter

Local news and events in Lincoln County, Maine

Clips available on request. 

Damariscotta Farmers’ Market: Writer, Social Media
Weekly e-newsletter. Setup and maintained social media accounts. 


Inside.com: Writer/Curator 

Gathering & summarizing news, entertainment, and fascinating internet topics into 300-character blurbs. 

Magnusson Balfour Real Estate: Writer

Articles for newsletter and publication in Portland Press Herald. 

“Phases of Business”

“Business Financing” 

“Selecting the Right Broker” 

Clips Available Upon Request

Skills/Commonly Used Software: 

Microsoft Office

NViVo
WordPress
Google Docs
Mac/PC Interface
MailChimp
Constant Contact
Instagram
Pinterest
HootSuite
TweetDeck
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Evernote
Pocket

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