Katherine P
Writer #24440
Rapid City, SD
NEW 1/26/2018
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Katie is practiced in academic, business-oriented, and creative writing; she is adept in writing for a particular purpose (educational, promotional, persuasive, and creative, to name a few).

Katie holds a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing from Southern New Hampshire University, a Master of Arts in English from South Dakota State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in History from South Dakota State University.

For over ten years, Katie has utilized her writing skills professionally. She has reviewed grant proposals, taught college-level composition classes, assessed writing samples for job candidates, tutored students of all ages, written content for websites and promotional materials, and reviewed manuscripts.
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Specialties

Katie specializes in writing, English, and literature.

Interests

Katie's interests include writing and literary works, women entrepreneurship, education and academic success, pets and pet care, mental health and well-being, living simply, and traveling on a budget, to name a few.

Education

South Dakota State University

Katie completed a two-year Master's program and focused on American literature as her specialty. Her thesis is entitled, "Edith Wharton's Male Protagonists: Artists and Advocates of the 'Republic of the Spirit'."

Southern New Hampshire University

Katie completed an intensive two-year, low-residency writing program. Her thesis became the first book of a young adult trilogy, which she is currently working on for publication.

Marketing

4 Projects Completed

Katie specializes in working with small business owners and solopreneurs. She appreciates the work it takes to run your own business, and she likes to help businesses of this size grow to their full potential. Katie has helped business owners develop content for their websites and blogs and has edited promotional materials to ensure that her clients are putting forth the best marketing content possible.

Publishing

2 Projects Completed

Katie enjoys working with creative writing students and authors/writers who are seeking editorial assistance for their manuscripts, short stories, and other creative work. She provides copy editing services that range from basic proofreading to substantive editing, and she offers tutoring/consultations to help writers create their best work. In addition to having copy edited an MFA student's thesis, Katie is currently coaching a writer on his memoir. She also has secured work with a publishing co-op. Additionally, she has her own writing project in the works, a YA trilogy.

Education

0 Projects Completed

Katie worked in higher education for over twelve years. She has over eight years' experience in academic advising and six years’ experience in developing and managing semester-by-semester course schedules. Katie collaborated with campus directors and university chairs, deans, and provosts to increase daytime course offerings and programs to match community demands and students’ needs.

Katie also has three years’ experience teaching college-level composition courses; she developed individualized lesson plans and assignments while using in-class discussions and activities and an online platform for increased learning potential. She is also practiced in tutoring high school and college students in English and Essay Writing in an online classroom environment; she helps students learn how to write academically and analyze academic texts.

Blog Post

4 Projects Completed

Katie has her own business blog that offers writing tips and strategies for writers of all skill levels. She also helps small business owners and solopreneurs fine-tune the content for their blog posts by assessing their content, adding to what they've already written, and editing the original content to improve wording, flow, and organization. Katie is currently working with a small marketing firm and a personal life coach to help them build up their blogs and establish a client base. Katie's blog posts are conversational in style and aimed to catch a reader's interest within the first few sentences.

Book

1 Projects Completed

Katie enjoys working with creative writing students and authors/writers who are seeking editorial assistance for their manuscripts, short stories, and other creative work. She provides copy editing services that range from basic proofreading to substantive editing, and she offers tutoring/consultations to help writers create their best work. In addition to having copy edited an MFA student's thesis, Katie is currently coaching a writer on his memoir. She also has secured work with a publishing co-op. Additionally, she has her own writing project in the works, a YA trilogy.

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