Heather specializes in feature articles, blog posts and creative writing. Her areas of expertise include health, wellness, technology, and small business.
Heather loves to read, cook and participate in any type of athletic activity including running, cycling and skiing.
Heather graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor's degree in English. A few standout extracurricular courses included Advanced and Creative Writing, Art History, Applications in Computer Science, Technical Writing, Introduction to Journalism, and Desktop Publishing.
Most of Heather's articles for Livestrong.com were focused on topics related to health, nutrition and fitness. She's also been contracted to work with online print publications like Step in Style and Feel Rich to create health themed pieces for their channels. Weight loss, dietary guidelines and exercise themed pieces are her favorite types of content to provide.
Heather worked as a staff writer for Gadgetell, a consumer technology blog for approximately one year. She also provided several freelance tech articles to websites like TogTech and SMATOOS. She's written review pieces for iPhone apps, mobile phone accessories and software programs.
Heather was hired to provide a number of freelance fashion and beauty articles for websites and magazines such as Step in Style, zuuzStyle and Bestcovery. Besides writing beauty product reviews, her pieces cover skin care basics, beauty bargains, choosing fashionable accessories and news on the latest fashion trends.
Heather created a collection of articles with a focus on career and post-secondary topics. They have been published on websites such as eHow, Work.com, Zibbiz and Chron. Sample titles in her body of work have included How to Dress for an Interview, Career Networking Tips, Are You Ready for Your Next Interview and Information on Job Fairs.
The large majority of Heather's work has been in article format with word counts between 300 and 600 words. She most often creates her articles using the high readability style of short paragraphs and sub-heads. Web and magazine articles have been submitted to sites such as Chron, Livestrong, TogTech, Feel Rich, Outlook by the Bay and USA Today.
Heather not only guest posts on blogs of fellow writers, but also maintains her own active blog. Her favorite topics to discuss include the freelance writing and publishing industries. She's also been hired to interact on social networks to maintain interest in company blogs.
Heather has a planned release of her own series of young adult fiction novels called Second Sight. She's also worked with clients of both fiction and non-fiction e-books as a ghostwriter. The non-fiction e-books have dealt with weight loss and management of diseases with dietary practices.