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Freelance Writer/Editor

Location:
Ashburn, VA
Posted:
March 27, 2018

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K. Christin Perry

ac4x2t@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

I’m a dedicated and meticulous freelance copywriter and editor with an excellent record of client satisfaction. I am able to deliver well researched and fully edited long- or short-form, SEO-optimized articles and blog posts in a wide variety of genres. I’m extremely knowledgeable of Chicago Manual of Style standards, as well as MLA and APA. I am highly deadline oriented, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously with accuracy and efficiency. Second page contains links to recent projects.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

•Exceptional writing, rewriting, proofreading, and copy editing abilities

•Experience in writing SEO-optimized articles, using keywords organically and performing keyword research

•Strong experience in providing valuable written and verbal feedback to clients

•Excellent knowledge of MS Word and the track changes feature

•Superior grasp of Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), APA, AP, and MLA styles

•Self-starter able to manage workload effectively and maintain deadlines

•Scored in the 98th percentile on the Verbal section of the GMAT test

•State-level spelling bee competitor

•Bachelor’s of Business Administration (2000)

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Top Editor/Writer – XO Group 2016 – Present

Critical member of SEO team, responsible for top editing all SEO content for consistency with brand voice, as well as all grammatical, structural and conceptual errors. Hired as a freelance copy editor, but within 2 months have become the team’s go-to resource for all writing and editing projects, as well as top editing all content.

Freelance Writer – Littlethings.com 2016 – Present

Freelance article writer for popular lifestyle website, covering a variety of lifestyle topics, including food preparation, parenting topics, trending fashion/beauty concepts and holiday-specific topics.

Freelance Editor 2013 – Present

Provide a full range of editing and proofreading services to clients representing a wide variety of genres, including high tech and political. Provide rewriting and review of website copy, blog editing/rewriting, as well as copyediting, line editing, developmental editing and proofreading.

Mascot Books – Freelance Editor 2014 – 2016

Serve as a freelance editor on a per-project basis for manuscripts in several genres. Responsibilities include copy editing, line editing, proofreading and writing book reviews and critiques for authors. Interface with authors over the phone, providing guidance on manuscripts, giving advice, and answering questions.

ProofreadingPal.com – First-Level Proofreader 2015 – 2016

Provide editing and proofreading services as a first-level proofreader for this 24/7 online proofreading service. ProofreadingPal provides top-notch service over a wide variety of timeframes as specified by clients. Proofreaders must go through a rigorous screening process, including a graded editing test. Proofreaders must be meticulous and articulate, produce error-free work, provide consistent comments/feedback to clients, and maintain 100% adherence to strict deadlines.

PROJECT LIST

Author page at littlethings.com:

https://www.littlethings.com/author/christin-perry

Articles written for theknot.com:

https://www.theknot.com/content/best-tea-kettle

https://www.theknot.com/content/christian-wedding-songs

https://www.theknot.com/content/songs-to-walk-down-aisle-to

https://www.theknot.com/content/groomsmen-gift-ideas

https://www.theknot.com/content/average-destination-wedding-cost

CLIENT LIST

Clients include XO Group, littlethings.com, Jim Heath (Front Row Seat at the Circus), Alex Iskold (Managing Director, Techstars NYC), Sean Stellato (No Backing Down), and Poornima Vijayashanker (co-founder, Mint.com, and founder, Femgineer.com)

MEMBERSHIPS

Int’l Association of Professional Writers & Editors (IAPWE) 2015 – Present

EDUCATION

Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA 2000

Bachelor of Business Administration



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