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Repeat Clients 45%
Last Login 9/24/2016
Location Albuquerque, NM
Education College Diploma
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Summary of Experience
Marci D possesses extensive experience in print and online publications, including research, writing, editing, and proofreading; specializing in topics relating to sustainability/green living, lifestyle, men's/women's concerns, sociological trends, and culture and the arts.

In a writing style that is warm and conversational, she explains nuanced concepts and explores multidimensional arguments, creating memorable material that draws the audience into the piece, communicating in a voice ranging from light and humorous to considered and thought-provoking in the various formats of feature, article, review, profile, press release, product description and blog post. As a veteran blogger, she maintains a solid understanding of SEO practices, keywords, and linkage.

Client satisfaction is her number one priority and she attains this by bringing to life the ideas, concepts, and imagery that showcase the strongest qualities of the media, illustrating what you desire to express and share with your readers; communicating with flair the excitement of discovering the product and services publicized. Your audience is eager to learn what you have to offer, and she is committed to assisting you in expressing yourself in a way that is clear, elegant, and original.

A magna cum laude scholar, she has earned both a Bachelor of Science in Arts & Letters and a Bachelor of Science in Communications. She possesses a post-baccalaureate certificate in Women's Studies and is working towards a MFA in English with a 4.0.GPA, and is a member in good standing of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society.

In her spare time she works as a volunteer with various arts organizations, seeking to forge an engaged environment where the arts flourish and through synergy, express and meet the needs of the community.
Specialties
Marci D's area of expertise is light humorous that examines topic in an interesting, at times, iconoclastic style.
Interests
Marci D has assayed, proofread, and played muse to three published books -- earning mention in the acknowledgments. She has contributed extensively to print and online publications; published in anthologies; and blogs constantly. She is a member of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society. She travels for inspiration and fun, and is a huge fan of youth hostels! In her spare time she volunteers with local arts organizations, believing that a strong arts scene is the foundation for a vibrant community.
Education
Portland State University Literature, Humanities, English, Bachelor of Science in Arts & Letters

Graduated Magna Cum Laude


Honors and Awards
The acedemic award of magna cum laude In studies pertaining to the humanities, literature, and English, graduated from Portland State University Magna Cum Laude

Association Memberships
Sigma Tau Delta Attained membership in the International Honors English Society, Sigma Tau Delta.

Certificates
Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Women's Studies Portland State University
Scholastic work with an emphasis on women's/gender/social justice issues.

Projects by Industry
Humor

Marci D has published humorous anecdotes, stories, features, reviews, and blog posts. It is her area of special interest and expertise. She doesn't just think funny, she lives funny.

Music

Marci D has published interviews, profiles, articles and reviews on performances, recording sessions, clubs, CDs, and musicians. Her areas of concentration are jazz, early music, classical, ambient/new age, and folk/indy/rock.

Fashion

Marci D has written about clothing, textiles and fashion from the standpoint of style, cultural identity, and sustainability. Topics include independent designers, ateliers, vintage and thrift shopping tips, and advice on honing individual style.

Women

Marci D is an expert on women. Credentials: A post-baccalaureate certificate in Women's Studies; articles published in women's glossies; a blog geared to women; papers presented to colloquiums and conferences on the topic of gender studies.

Self Help

Believing in employing compassion, passion, Marci D takes a gentle and humorous approach to self-help.

Spirituality

Marci D believes that the practice of spirituality is the road to the authentic interior experience; paradoxically, organized religion is a vehicle to create community, find fulfillment, and enact social justice.

Travel

Marci D has journeyed throughout Europe, traveled solo in Mexico, cavorted in Canada, ridden in a plane to Belize so small the hair on the pilot's knuckles was clearly visible. She has lived in Albuquerque, Austin, Berkeley, NYC, Brooklyn, San Francisco, and New Orleans. As has been said, "She gets around!"

Hospitality

Marci D has published, promoted, and reviewed on topic pertaining to the hospitality industry: art gallery evenings, nightclub openings, restaurant reviews, lodging descriptions, designer ateliers profiles, international markets, and much, much more!

Publishing

With degrees in Communications and Arts & Letters, Marci D has extensive experience in publishing as a freelance journalist, staff writer, proofreader, sitting on editorial boards on literary journals, and a anthologized fiction writer. Her motto? "These are exciting times to be in publishing!"

Projects by SEO Skill
Title/Meta Descriptions

SEO is a merging of art, science and imagining what that perspective reader or client is seeking, and spelling it out for them; aiding them in reaching their goal: arriving at your site.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Blogging on the topics of sustainability/green living, arts and culture, women's issues, and areas of concern to men, Marci D brings wit and wisdom to writing engaging blog pieces that pull readers into the blog.

Projects By Expertise
Creative Writer

From anthologized fiction, to fact-filled features, Marci D has published reviews, articles, interviews and what she has termed "feminist erotica."

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Sometimes the arcane, the academic, and the aridly dry is perfect. And some times the tone of voice of a friend speaking in your ear is just what's called for. There is a time and a place for the conversational writing voice. When the time is now, and the place is here, consider Marci D

Humorous

Humor is a way to bring serious concerns to the light of discourse...lightly. Marci D successfully helps you implement your ideas in a way that is amusing and distinctive, while still staying on the side of good taste (and community standards!).

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