Sarah Eason

Freelance Creative Writer & Editor

Location:Fort Worth, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Professional Experience

Harding University Student Publications Searcy, AR United States
Head Copy Editor August 2010-May 2012
>Prepare, rewrite, and edit copy to improve readability and supervise others who do this work.
>Correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
>Develop stories or content ideas.
>Review and approve proofs submitted by composing room prior to publication.

Frac Tech Services International, LLC. Fort Worth, TX United States
Editorial Intern June 2012-August 2012 and July 2011-August 2011
>Edit or rewrite existing copy and submit for approval by supervisor.
>Edit company policies before internal audit.
>Complete writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, style, terminology, etc.

Abilene Christian University Abilene, TX United States
Copy Editor August 2012-February 2013
>Read copy and proofs to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
>Rewrite articles to improve clarity and increase readers' interest.
Writing Center Tutor August 2012-May 2013
>Collaborate with students on writing assignments in order to improve their writing skills.


Upson-Lee High School Thomaston, GA United States
High School Diploma May 2008
>4.0 GPA
>Awards: Honor Roll, Academic Distinction, Georgia Scholar Award, Sam Walton Scholarship
>Activities: marching band, concert band, jazz band, district and region honor bands, Tri-M Honor Society, National Honor Society, Beta Club, Interact Club
>Offices: band section leader, band Vice President, Interact Club secretary

Harding University Searcy, AR United States
Bachelors in English, minor in Spanish, May 2012
>3.9 GPA summa *** laude
>Awards: Honors Graduate with Distinction, Dean's List every semester, Jimmy Carr Scholarship, Harding Academic Scholarship, Harding Music Scholarship, Stephens Scholarship
>Activities: Thundering Herd Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Pep Band, Alpha Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Chi Omega Pi social club, Student Publications
>Offices: band section leader, band historian, Sigma Tau Delta officer
>Publications: Petit Jean Vol. 87 & 88; 2nd place in Jo Cleveland Writing Contest with short fiction piece "Costa Rica"
>Volunteer: mission trips to Santa Ana, Honduras spring 2012 and 2013; Spanish tutoring; Bisons for Christ community service projects
>Travel experience: study abroad in London, England fall 2009
>Capstone Research Project: "Destructive Delusion in Shakespearean Comedy and Tragedy: Claudio and Othello as the Protagonist-Villains"

Abilene Christian University Abilene, TX United States
Masters in English Literature Candidate, May 2014
>4.0 GPA
>Graduate/Teaching Assistant
>Presentation at North Texas English Graduate Conference, April 2013: "Barney and Robin: 'Legendary' Performances of Masculinity in How I Met Your Mother"

Additional Skills
>proficient with computers
>intermediate-advanced Spanish speaker
>knowledge of AP Style editing
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing