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Robyn Ryser - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Writing
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20 year educator, designer, multi-tasker, perfectionist, and creative writer. I have been an English, math, and computer skills teacher for two decades and I'm ready to start a new career adventure. My work is top quality. I cannot breathe when I see typos. My creativity is apparent in color schemes, layout/design, and word choice. Please peruse my portfolio for samples.
Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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