Amanda Writes About Many Topics Which May Include:
- self- help
- other matters
*The Christian Faith
She Has Experience in the Following Types of Writing:
Social Media Posts
Amanda has a diverse set of interests which are a reflection of the myriad of experiences she has had throughout her life. Amanda enjoys writing blog posts in her mental health blog every month because she gets to combine her love for English and Counseling and use it to help people as they live out their daily lives. She is also passionate about travel and foreign missions: Amanda has been on seven mission trips to several African countries and to Yerevan, Armenia since 2008. She also enjoys shopping and spending time with family- she especially loves to spend time with her young nephews.
After earning her BA in English, Amanda went on to study at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and later earned an MA in Marriage and Family Counseling
Amanda graduated from Texas A&M University where she studied English and Psychology. At Texas A&M students who choose English as a major must choose from one of four tracks and Amanda chose Creative Writing and focused on Prose. Amanda also holds a minor in Psychology and has been able to use that in many different positions she has served in.
For the past few years Amanda has been able to interact a with and glean from the knowledge of people in online Facebook groups. She is also an admin for a Facebook group for people with Mast Cell Activation Disorders which is an umbrella term for a group of disorders characterized by mast cell proliferation within various organs throughout the body and/or the degranulation of mast cells which can then in turn lead to an anaphylactic reaction. Amanda writes brief educational messages in her group to aid others in understanding their ongoing medical issues and spends a great deal of time reading and researching information about treatments and cures for many illnesses both common and rare.
Amanda's passion for writing and her background in marriage and family counseling come together when she writes in her blog on mental health issues each month. Amanda also has experience in academic writing and is seasoned in the field writing scholarly papers because she spent a lot of time writing papers in college and in seminary while working on her undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Amanda has experience reading and researching about food and nutrition and is able to translate that into online posts in her Facebook groups. She has been able to help people with a range of different needs and enjoys learning how to help people meet their dietary needs.
-The Christian Faith
Amanda has experience writing scholarly papers on religion and faith because she spent three years in seminary taking classes and writing papers on various theological concepts. Amanda also has experience with non-academic religious writing as she grew up in the church and has unique experience writing many different genres.
Amanda's travels have given her unique interest in foreign travel and she has experience in writing trip reports as she acted as group historian during several of her mission group trips to Africa and Armenia. Amanda hails from Texas, but feels comfortable in Africa. With that said, she also feels comfortable writing about the history and culture of the countries she has been to and the state she is a native of.
Amanda has maintained a mental health blog for two and half years and has written on many topics since creating her blog. Amanda's has experience sharing her blog and marketing herself through her blog. Amanda's blog has reached others in different parts of the country in the time she has been writing and she has had other people share her blog links.
Social Media Post
Amanda is proficient in using Twitter and Facebook to promote her blog. She has been on the media platforms since the beginning of their creation and would comfortable helping others with their posts.