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Last Login 9/28/2016
Location Philadelphia, PA
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
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Real Estate2
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Summary of Experience
Since 2007, Amy has been providing engaging content that people want to read to a variety of websites and blogs. As graduate student studying dramaturgy and theater criticism, she got her start writing for the web by reviewing plays and performances for OffOffOnline.com and for TheaterTalk's New Theater Corps blog. From there, she began writing for a wider range of industries, including real estate, gardening, finance and business. Amy has written for Coldwell Banker's Blue Matter blog, Brightpath mortgage and CESI. She's also begun producing blog posts for medical professionals, accountants and theater professionals. Favorite side projects include writing a blog about shopping and sewing and writing short pieces of speculative fiction. Amy is skilled in SEO, including keyword use, metadata and links.
Specialties
Proficient at blogging or writing short, engaging news posts. Skilled at writing clear, easy-to-follow tutorials as well as non-fiction essays, short stories and plays.
Interests
Amy has an MFA in theater criticism and has worked in many capacities on- and off-stage. She's also an avid baker, vegetarian cook, gardener and reader. Favorite authors include Zadie Smith, Margaret Atwood and Ben Marcus.
Education
CUNY/Brooklyn College Sep 2006 – Jun 2008
Theater/Dramaturgy, MFA

MFA in dramaturgy and theater criticism. She translated a Greek play, "The Suppliants" for her MFA thesis.


Temple University Sep 2001 – Jun 2005
Greek/Roman Classics, English, BA

Double major in English and Greek/Roman Classics. Graduated magna cum laude. Member of Phi Beta Kappa.


Association Memberships
Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Amy is the regional VP for the Philadelphia metro region of LMDA, an organization that promotes the role of the dramaturg in North American theater and that seeks to expand the field of dramaturgy to other forms of media.

Projects by Industry
Craft

Amy has written over 100 sewing tutorials for purses, dresses, and other apparel. She has also composed craft tutorials targeted at children and has designed eco-friendly craft projects.

Garden

Amy has written gardening articles for several websites, as well as for her own blog. She has been gardening in a small urban garden for the past four years and has cared for a medium-sized, perennial garden at Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia for the past two years. Her experience writing about gardening covers tutorials on growing different plants, tips on dealing with different pests, and information on soil.

Green Living

Amy has published articles on green living for a number of online magazines and for regional print magazines. Her writing focuses on simple ways to "go green at home," including making small changes room by room. She also focuses on re-using and recycling items and organic gardening.

Finance

Finance might not be the most exciting topic for many people, but Amy has found a way to make it engaging and fun to read about. She mainly writes for a consumer audience, covering topics such as getting out of debt, managing credit, and understanding retirement. Her work has appeared on TheNest.com, the blog for CESISolutions.org, and on the blog of a well-known personal finance tracker. She is also a contributor to MoneyCrashers.com, a blog focused on personal finance.

Health

Amy has written articles on health and nutrition for a number of websites, as well as for regional magazines. She has created website content and blog posts for well-known weight loss supplements and programs. One of her areas of focus is on health and nutrition for vegetarians and vegans. Other health topics she has covered include fitness tips and yoga.

Medical

Along with writing articles about health topics for a general audience, such as explanations of symptoms and conditions, health tips, and different treatments, Amy regularly ghost writes website content and blog posts for medical professionals. Her clients in the medical field have included dentists, surgeons and chiropractors. Her areas of speciality include plastic surgery and minimally invasive cosmetic treatments.

Food

Amy has extensive experience writing recipes for websites and writing about food for regional magazines. Her recipes range from vegetarian meals to baked goods. She has also written articles providing tips for getting a meal on the table quickly. An avid cook and baker, Amy enjoys creating vegetarian dishes at home, as well as trying out fun and exciting new dessert recipes. She's experimented with making pickles, yogurt and other fermented foods in the home kitchen.

Real Estate

Amy has written posts for a number of established real estate company blogs and websites. She is a regular contributor to Coldwell Banker's Blue Matter blog and has written articles explaining mortgage options and other details in easy-to-understand language for a general audience.

Women

Amy has written articles and blog posts for a number of women-focused websites. The topics she covers include beauty and health advice, parenting, and housekeeping. She's also written articles that focus on women entrepreneurs and small business.

Legal

Amy has ghostwritten blogs for legal professionals, including criminal defense attorneys. She has also written website content for lawyers who focus on employment law and first amendment rights, as well as blogs for personal injury attorneys.

Kids/Family

Amy has written articles for established parenting websites, covering topics such as craft ideas for kids and traveling with children. She has also written general information articles on common childhood illnesses and health issues, as well as blog posts on ways parents can get their kids to eat healthy foods.

Shopping

Amy has written a number of guest blog posts and articles examining the role of shopping in the US consumer's life. Her work has focused on helping people find the best sales during the holiday shopping season and throughout the year.

Home Living

Amy has written a number of articles and blog posts focusing on home living and design. She is a former contributor to a regional magazine that focused on design and home topics. Her work includes how-to articles on choosing furniture, design tips, organization tips for major rooms in the house and decorating advice.

Fashion

Amy has ample experience writing about and working in fashion. She has designed and constructed her own clothing as well as costumes for local theater companies. She has also written articles and blog posts offering fashion tips and advice for women and men. She created a blog devoted to fashion and style and has contributed articles on style to a number of websites, including O.info.

Insurance

Amy has written blog posts for several insurance clients, explaining how life insurance works and the importance of having proper car insurance coverage. Her past clients have included insurance agents in the US and in other countries, such as Venezuela. She has also created "About Us" pages and other website content for insurance agents and companies.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Amy is skilled at inserting keywords into written content in a natural way. The keywords don't seem forced or out of place in the blog post, article or metadata that she is creating. Amy is able to use the keywords a client requests and shape a compelling and engaging piece around them.

Title/Meta Descriptions

Amy is adept at creating meta descriptions and titles with SEO in mind. She writes meta descriptions that incorporate keywords effectively and make a reader want to click on the content to read more.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Amy has written articles on a range of topics, from academic papers to general information articles on health, finance, and home living. Work includes articles on green living published in a regional print magazine as well as works published on the web.

Blog Post

Amy is former contributor to a regional blog, covering arts and entertainment as well as news. She has also contributed blog posts to theater blogs as well as blogs about crafts, family, and health. Amy is a successful ghost-blogger, creating inbound marketing and B2B blog posts for dentists, plastic surgeons and e-commerce sites.

Product Description

Amy has written product descriptions for a number of e-commerce sites. She is skilled at creating enticing and engaging descriptions that make people want to buy the product on offer, or at least learn more about it. While she's written descriptions for everything from home goods to office supplies, her favorite descriptions are for clothing and accessories.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

Amy has written a number of reported pieces for a variety of magazines and news-focused blogs. She has interviewed subjects for articles published in trade magazines and written articles for regional lifestyle magazines. She is a former staff writer for Phillyist.com, a blog that focused on Philadelphia area news, events and lifestyle.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Amy has written many articles in an authoritative tone for websites and regional magazines. Her articles are well-researched, engaging and informative for the person reading them. She cites sources as needed and makes sure to double check all information for accuracy.

Conversational

Amy has experience writing in a conversational style for blogs and for web-based articles. Her work in a conversational style ranges from financial advice to gardening tips as well as descriptions of trending news stories and arts-related stories.

Journalistic

Amy has written news-related content for a number of blogs and websites. She has also written evergreen information on finance, gardening, and health in a journalistic style.

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