Mary Ellen P. fell in love with writing with her first grammar school writing project and she’s never put the pen down since! She dabbled in freelance writing in 2000 and returned to it in 2008 making it her career. She has written well over 500 articles for several websites and covers a wide array of topics including travel, home décor, food, crafts, entertaining, family and fashion. She also writes articles about party planning and covers every detail from invitations to favors with children’s parties being among her favorite topics to write about.
Mary Ellen has excellent research skills and can research a topic and then organize the findings to create a fact-based informative article that is both engaging and easy to read. She is familiar with the basics of SEO. She has a lot of experience in writing “How-To” articles, informative articles, blog posts, product reviews and travel guides.
Mary Ellen's non-writing experience includes 10 years as an office manager for an electrical contracting company where she handled all aspects of running the office end of the business. Bookkeeping, filing, scheduling, preparing estimates and compiling with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws were just a few of her day-to-day responsibilities. Prior to working for the electrician, she held a job as the supervisor of a customer service department in a life insurance company. She supervised eight employees as well as handled customer calls and inquiries.