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Ruth S

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Last Login 8/30/2016
Location New Milford, NJ
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
Ruth S. has worked as a web content writer and editor since 2010. During that time, she researched education and career articles using government agency websites, professional organizations, and colleges and universities as sources. Her tasks as an editor included fact-checking other writers’ articles, assisting with difficult-to-research topics, and correcting grammar errors.
Specialties
Editing, fact-checking, project management, reviewing manuals for ease of use and comprehension
Interests
Agricultural fields, animals, DIY and home improvement, theatre, fountain pens, Panama hats
Education
New York University Aug 2006 – May 2010
English - Medieval British Literature, Master of Arts

Ruth enrolled at NYU as a doctoral student focusing on the medieval poets Geoffrey Chaucer and William Langland. She completed her Master of Arts degree at NYU in May 2010.


University of Washington Sep 2001 – Aug 2004
English, Bachelor of Arts

Ruth completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English at UDub, earning departmental honors and graduating cum laude.


University of Arizona Aug 1990 – May 1993
English, not completed

Ruth began her bachelor's degree at the U of A but transferred to the University of Washington to complete it.


Association Memberships
Romance Writers of America Mar 2015
Ruth joined the RWA and its Rainbow Romance Writers subgroup to learn more about publishing opportunities in the romance genre.

Mystery Writers of America Mar 2015
Ruth joined the MWA as an associate, unpublished member to gain access to industry news and resources and to support the Edgar Awards, which recognize the best mystery novels, TV programs, and non-fiction books each year.

Sisters in Crime Mar 2015
Ruth joined Sisters in Crime and its Guppies chapter to increase her exposure to the mystery writing world.

Freelancers Union May 2010
Ruth joined the Freelancers Union to connect with other freelancers, to stay informed on issues affecting the freelance community, and to improve her skills as an entrepreneur.

National Writers Union May 2010
Ruth joined the NWU, which is affiliated with the UAW, to support fair pay for writers, journalists, and authors.

Golden Crown Literary Society Feb 2010
Ruth joined the GCLS to support the writers and publishers who founded the organization.

Certificates
Writers Academy Golden Crown Literary Society
Jun 2015
Ruth enrolled in the first-ever GLCS Writers Academy to improve her ability to write dialogue, craft believable characters, and craft a compelling scene.

Mystery writing certificate University of Washington
May 2000
Ruth enrolled in the 3-term mystery-writing certificate to learn how to plot and write a mystery novel.

Projects by Industry
Education

Using government agency websites, professional organizations, and colleges and universities as sources, Ruth wrote and edited articles intended to help college students and their parents and counselors with school and degree program choices. Her tasks as an editor included fact-checking other writers’ articles, assisting with difficult-to-research topics, and correcting grammar errors.

Career

Ruth S. researched education articles using government agency websites, professional organizations, and colleges and universities as sources for factual information. Her tasks as an editor included fact-checking other writers’ articles, assisting with difficult-to-research topics, and correcting grammar errors.

Projects by Asset Type
Web Page

The career and education articles Ruth wrote were loaded into a content-management system, which populated them into a website. Her editing projects were also entered into that same CMS system. Once the articles were live on the website, students, parents, and counselors could use the website's search engine to locate articles pertinent to their interests.

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