Megan Shea Deroche

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

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Location:East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/msderoche
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EDUCATION
Associate Degree in Creative Writing, Holyoke Community College
Holyoke, Massachusetts, September 2010–July 2013
3.8 Overall GPA
Dean’s List
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Contributing Literary Editor of the art and literary magazine, Pulp City.
Active member of Writing Group; participated in, helped promote, and judged such events as the binnaual Open Mic and Flash Fiction Contest.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Editorial Assistant, Longmeadow, MA | 2010–Present
Assisting freelance copyeditor in preparing manuscripts for publication.

Peer Tutor, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA | Sept.–Dec. 2011
Tutored HCC students in the William Dwight Jr. Writing Center; helped students with organization, research and documentation, editing, and drafting of essays and other assignments.

Photographer, Grynn & Barrett Studios, Holyoke, MA | Aug.–Dec. 2009
Photographed school groups and individual portraits.

Photographer and Secretary, Izon Greetings, S. Windsor, CT | Apr. 2008–Dec. 2012
Photographed images for printing on original greeting cards.
Maintained physical inventory and computerized records.

Host and Server, Roadhouse Grill, Orlando, FL | May 2007–Apr. 2008
Greeted and served guests, prepared salads and desserts, took phone orders, bused
tables, cleaned premises, and washed dishes.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Spot of Color Online Jewelry Shop | 2009
www.etsy.com/shop/spotofcolor
Designed, constructed, and operated Spot of Color online jewelry shop.
Creating, photographing, and selling original beaded jewelry.

First Place Award, Springfield Library Poetry Contest, Springfield, MA | 2006
Won first place in the high school division of the annual Springfield Library Poetry Contest.

Library Volunteer, Wolf Swamp Road Elementary School Longmeadow, MA | 2005
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Editing
Proofreading