Lindsey Maughan

Freelance Editor & Creative Writer

Location:Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
2 Skills
Career Focus Writer/Editor responsibilities with a magazine, book publisher, or newspaper

Enthusiastic, resourceful recent graduate with academic background in writing and editing. Ability to establish priorities and meet challenges head-on. Detail-oriented with strong technical skills and the ability to learn concepts quickly. Has excellent research, time-management and problem-solving skills. Ability to function at a high level in a wide variety of settings.

Experience Summary

Experienced in writing articles, short stories, essays, research reports, reading and analyzing literature, and proofreading
Well versed in copyediting and proofreading, most recently as editor for The Outlet, a literary magazine
Strong technical command of the English language; familiarity with MLA writing styles; serious commitment to excellence in the printed and published word
Competent researcher


B.S., English – Emphasis in Creative Writing – 2 Clusters (Minor Substitute) in Exercise and Sports Science, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, ID

Work Experience

Childcare provider –Private, Twin Falls, ID
Supervised children, provided meals, kept the house in order, drove children to activities
Provided creative and inventive activities to entertain children
Fast Food Worker - Shakeout, Twin Falls, ID
Worked as a server, cashier, and cook. Took orders and ran the cash register
Cooked on grill and fryers. Cleaned and stocked items as needed
Housekeeper – Private, Twin Falls, ID
Performed specific housekeeping duties assigned by employer
Provided childcare

Leadership Experience

Ecclesiastical youth leader 2005
Organize service projects, conducting meetings, making assignments, teaching
Co-President of High School choir 2007
Taking attendance, organizing students for concerts, conducting
Ecclesiastical Visiting Teacher supervisor 2010
Keeping track of monthly Visiting Teaching numbers, making deadlines, working
with a team to supervise a larger group

Awards and Achievements

Earned the bronze Congressional Medal of Honor for community service, personal 2005
development, and citizenship
Volunteer at Twin Falls Animal Shelter 2003-06
Was selected to participate in the BYU-Idaho’s Writer’s Retreat 2011
Presented a research article at the Spori Research Conference at BYU-Idaho 2011

Computer Skills

Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, Facebook, Blogging
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing