Writer #6682
Murphysboro, IL
4 Star Rating
49 Love Lists
27 Clients
48,000 Words
Mary B is a freelance writer. She is currently working on a Master of Arts Degree in English with a focus on Professional and Creative Writing. Having worked in the Information Technology industry for over twenty years and the Finance industry for ten years she developed skills essential to communicating complex technical information to end users – customers, designers, and vendors – more easily. She works with diverse professional backgrounds to determine their needs and writes the documentation needed for their specific project. She has written white papers, how-to manuals, instruction manuals, quick references, articles, and more.

Mary is also the administrator for a local non-profit organization. She has written successful grant proposals for churches, charter schools, and other non-profit organizations that to provide funds to assist the needy in the community and fund educational programs in charter schools and daycare centers.

Mary is passionate about writing. Since she was a small girl waiting impatiently for the mailman to deliver the books she ordered from Weekly Reader, she has wanted to be a writer. She loves words. When she reads and writes she listens. Each sentence must sound right - like the notes in a song. To her credit, she has published poetry, short stories, and essays. As a ghost writer she has written a multitude of blurbs, blogs, articles and e-zines for a variety of clients. She has also been a ghost writer on the academic front. Her research and writing skills have led to jobs writing masters and doctoral thesis manuscripts on topics, such as, trends in nursing, theology, and ancient languages. She hopes that her experience as a writer enables her to create articles and stories that are informative and enjoyable.

Highlights

Endorsements
2
Orders
83
Last Login
12/4/16
Samples
9

Mary B's Article Product Experience

85 Projects Completed

Mary B enjoys researching a topic and then writing about it. If she can make the topic both informative and creative her enjoyment is increased tenfold. She writes about current news items, hobbies, health, science, the environment - if it's interesting to her readers then it's a topic for an article.

Industry Projects

  • Technology100+
  • Spirituality50+
  • Medical50+
  • Finance20+

Summary of Industry Experience

Technology

Mary B has over twenty years experience in the Information Technology industry. She began with the position of technical support analyst and progressed to systems administrator and web development. Her love of fixing things drove her to learn how to repair her own computer and that led to her first job with a major computer company.

Spirituality

Mary B is a writer and a minister. She has written several articles and blogs about faith, death, and dying for a variety of clients. She has also written masters and doctoral thesis manuscripts, as well as, sermons. Her position of a minister is enhanced by an education that included the study of all religions. Her point of view isn’t diminished my ignorance or prejudice.

Medical

Mary B has written articles about several medical issues. She has researched topics such as cancer, chronic pain, mesothelioma... She enjoys researching for the articles she writes so she can provide accurate information.

Finance

Mary B worked as an accountant for a major credit card bank for seven years. Her job involved balancing the general ledger, bringing in wires, tracking all money that came into the department... This job required her to be detail oriented as she had to balance the accounts to the penny. This job provided her the knowledge to write about finance, credit, and accounting related topics.

Product Projects

  • Blog Post100+
  • Article50+
  • Press Release20+
  • Grant/Proposal10+

Summary of Product Experience

Blog Post

Mary B knows the power that a blog post can have in marketing a business. It only takes a few words from a happy customer to increase sales. Word of mouth has been the best way to promote a business for many years. The days of leaning across the fence and telling your neighbor about the best deals in town are gone. In today's market a blog is how word is spread. Mary B has written blogs for a variety of businesses.

Article

Mary B enjoys researching a topic and then writing about it. If she can make the topic both informative and creative her enjoyment is increased tenfold. She writes about current news items, hobbies, health, science, the environment - if it's interesting to her readers then it's a topic for an article.

Press Release

Mary B has written several press releases promoting businesses and community events. A press release attracts the media and in doing so they also attract the community to sales, carnivals, concerts, races... They can help make an event a success.

Grant/Proposal

Mary B is the administrator for a local non-profit agency. She has written proposals for grants and 501 c3 applications. She knows how important grants are to these organization. It is often difficult to find a grant that fits the needs of a specific organization. Each grant has its own application requirements. To that end Mary B researches the needs of the client along with the requirements of the grant organization. Attention to details is the key in obtaining any grant. Applications request a lot of detail about the organization applying and about the intended use of the grant money.

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