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Freelance Blog Writer & Article Writer

Location:Burke, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
My objective is to become professionally active in the fields of Freelance Writing, Marketing, Public Relations, Editing and Publishing while obtaining my Masters of Fine Arts in Fiction.

Phoebe – Assistant Fiction Editor 2012-2013 / Fiction Editor 2013-2014 | Fall 2012 – Spring 2014
Phoebe is a journal of literature and art published at George Mason University. As assistant fiction editor I perform the following duties:
• Review Fiction submissions
• Select content to be published
• Provide web/blog upkeep
• Monitor editorial production
• Publicize magazine and create promotional products

The Kudzu Review | Fall 2009 – Spring 2012
The Kudzu Review is a literary magazine published quarterly at Florida State University. As editorial assistant I performed the following duties:
• Reviewed Fiction submissions
• Selected content to be published
• Monitored editorial production
• Publicized the magazine

Sally Merten Fellowship Program – Creative Writing Teacher | August 2012 – Present
Teach the following hour-long creative writing workshops:
• Short story development at Robinson Secondary School
• Substitute 2nd grade workshop teacher at Arlington Traditional School

Sitar Arts Center – Volunteer Creative Writing Teacher | August 2012 – October 2012
Taught the following hour-long creative writing workshops:
• Storybook Writing and Illustration
• Fiction Magazine Writing and Design

Leave Your Mark Productions – 30in60 Fall 2010 – Spring 2011
Former member of 30in60, a comedic sketch improvisation troupe for enrolled students in the Tallahassee, Florida area.
• Non-profit organization
• Performed comedic sketches
• Performed comedic improvisational bits
• Wrote comedic sketches/improvisational bits

Diversity Impact Summit Spring 2011 – Spring 2012
Co-founding member of The Diversity Impact Summit and Public Relations Chair, a registered student organization at Florida State University founded in 2011.
• Gathered the students and organizations of FSU in pursuit of challenging the pillars of discrimination by spreading diversity awareness and education with a week of events held on campus during the spring semester.

Florida State University – BA | Summer 2008 – Spring 2012
• Major: English/Creative Writing
o Minor: Communications

George Mason University – MFA | Fall 2012 – Spring 2015
• Major: Creative Writing/Fiction
o Certificate: Folklore

• 4 years collegiate editorial production and promotion experience
• 4 years of personal and organizational website/HTML creating and coordinating
• Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Moviemaker
• Equally proficient in Mac iWeb and iMovie
• Strongly familiar with the Mac OS X Version 10.6.8 operating system
• Equally familiar with Windows XP, Vista, and 7 operating system
• Skilled in music creation and editing systems Amadeus and Amadeus Pro
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• Posses Television Production skills
• Accuracy and detail oriented
• Ability to work well in a deadline-oriented environment
• Fully able to follow instruction under pressure and work in teams
• Great ability to multitask and manage multiple projects
• A strongly creative thinker
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing
Article Writing