August 2004-December 2008 BA: professional writing and archaeology
Major GPAs: 3.3/3.0
Related University Courses
- Writing for the workplace: In this course I studied how to write in the workplace. The class was catered to my career goal of becoming a freelance writer.
- Professional and technical writing: In this class I learned the rules for technical writing for clients.
- Professional writing internship: Seeds of Hope Publishing: During my internship I worked with a nonprofit publishing company that focused on hunger and poverty.
- Creative writing 1 & 2: In both creative writing courses I refine my skills of writing creatively. The classes focused on fictional writing however, the skills learned in these classes are transferable.
Some Notable Projects
- Ebook – How to Make Homemade Soap: This ebook was written with methods and recipes about homemade soap. This book was written to not only explain how to make homemade soap but also to be entertaining and easy to read.
- Cookbooks – Healthy and Fast Foods: I wrote three cookbooks. One breakfast, one lunch and one dinner recipe book. The recipes were fast and healthy meals. It was written to not only list recipes but to inform and entertain.
- Real estate articles for quick-cash, house sale company: These short articles were SEO articles written to help my client generate traffic to his website.
- Camping blogs: The camping blogs were written to give tips for those going on camping trips. The articles included tips on how to take dogs camping, healthy camping foods and unusual items to put in a survival kit.
Other Relevant Experience
Intern: Seed of Hope Publishers Inc Waco, Texas
Supervisor: Katie Cook
Duties: Edit, proofread, research, and write articles, grant proposals, dramas, and sermons meant for publication
January 2008-May 2008
Office Assistant: Baylor University Campus Living and Learning Waco, Texas
Supervisor: Nadine Bruner
Duties: Provide security and assistance to residents of several different residence halls over campus and perform various office duties.
January 2005-December 2008
Related Personality Traits
- Out of the box thinking
- Good communication