Joan R
Writer #576
Waterbury, CT
Joined 7/27/2010
3 Star Rating
98% Success
1,592 Projects
57 Endorsements
2 Elite Skills
She has written articles and copy for many websites and print publications on diverse topics. These topics are food, recipes, gardening, health, travel, science, history, and business Joan wrote a book on Medicaid and Nursing Home Care that was published as a paperback and Kindle book. She has published two e-books with recipes on apples and seasonal produce. She has excellent research skills.

Her food writing includes: restaurant profiles, recipes articles, food history, and trends. She has written articles about local CT travel and travel in the United States. The format are press releases, news articles, copy, and sales letters for for nonprofit organizations and corporations.

Her gardening writing includes articles for club newsletters, plant descriptions, press releases, and feature articles.
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Joan R's Book Product Experience

16 Projects Completed

She wrote a Book on Medicaid and Nursing Home Care for the Elderly for Atlantic Publishing Company. The book covers health care options and how to protect assets. It goes into state by state programs so readers can find programs to help their loved ones get good care. Elder lawyers are discussed and stay at home programs too. In addition she has written two e-books for Self Help Guides on Cooking With Apples and Seasonal Produce.

Specialties

She has developed recipes for food articles and writes about healthy eating and cooking. When writing health articles she does comprehensive research to give consumers complete information on the topic. A generalist she specializes in food, health, travel, business, lifestyle, history, and science.

Interests

She enjoys reading, watching movies, walking, swimming, taking photos, eating out, and traveling to see interesting locations

Education

University of Bridgeport

She learned the principles of writing news articles, copy, press releases, radio, photography, and basic design. Multimedia projects were slides, photography, audio, and video. The courses included creative writing, history, social sciences, languages, marketing, and sales.

Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College

She learned to design and test recipes for small groups, about food safety and sanitation, nutrition, and how to design a menu for a special event. Hands on experience was offered in the kitchen ordering, preparing and cooking food for groups of 10 to 25 people. Joan learned about menu design, nutrition, and the importance of selling food and profits.

Auto

304 Projects Completed

She has written about antique auto restoration process for a web design company. As a ghost writer, she has written many auto articles, blogs, and promotional pieces about cars for Writers Access and TextBroker. These articles were for auto dealers and car websites about safety features, technology, luxury and economy cars, special features, interior and exterior features, and pricing. She use in depth research for each article.

Business

236 Projects Completed

She has written many business articles and profiles over the years for trade magazines and online websites. Some of the publications were IGA Grocergram, Cranberry, Magazine, Yankee Food Service, Pizza Magazine, and Food Reference site. The business topics covered were diverse food, reals estate, fashion, green products, marketing, sales and more.

Online publications she has written for include E-How, Catalog.com, Made Man, Paste, and The Examiner. She has written many business articles for Writers Access as a ghost writer. She has a B.A in Journalism Communications and a A.S. in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Community College.

Travel

178 Projects Completed

She has written travel articles for the Examiner about CT, for Travel, Trails, Paste, Made Man and Travel.com. The articles were about CT Travel include hiking trails, state parks, restaurant profiles, entertainment, festivals, museums, coffee houses, and state parks. She has written articles and promotional pieces about other locations in the United States as a ghostwriter for Writers Access and TextBroker.

Health

136 Projects Completed

She has written several articles and blogs on health topics for Atlantic Imaging, Writers Access, E-How, Man Made, So You Wanna, A and Catalog.com websites. The topics covered were supplements, blood pressure, diabetic pyramids, cancer, skin treatments, sleep disorders, chiropractic treatments, allergies, treatments for high blood pressure, and other health topics. Joan wrote The Complete Guide to Medicaid and Nursing Home Care for the Atlantic Publishing Company. Other articles were about foods healthy diets.

Some blogs were written for patients to help them learn more about the doctor's specialty. She has good internet research skills and uses reliable sources.

Medical

74 Projects Completed

She has written a book called The Complete Guide to Medicaid and Nursing Home Costs Care for seniors for Atlantic Publishing. It is about the health system in the United States. She has written many medical articles, and blogs for E-How, Made Man, Atlantic Health Solutions and as a ghost writer for Writers Access about diseases, treatments, plastic surgery, dental health, heart disease, chiropractic care, diabetes and cancer. She has excellent research skills.

Food

72 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

She has developed recipe articles for websites like E-How, So You Wanna, Man Made, She Knows, and Food Reference Website. Her writing experience includes writing profiles, restaurant profiles,marketing, and advertising copy, and industry trends. Joan has written for magazines and newspapers like Paste, She Knows, Cranberry Magazine, Home Cooking, IGA Grocergram, and The Griffin Report. She has an AS in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College.

In some of the articles she has developed and tested recipes.

Home Living

64 Projects Completed

She has written several articles on home living topics. These topics include decorating, gardening, cleaning solutions, food preparation, storage, and how to use kitchen appliances for online websites and magazines. She has a B.A in Journalism Communications and A.S. in Food Service Management. Some of the sites she has written for are E-How, Made Man, The Examiner, So You Wanna She has written many ghost related articles on home living for Writers Access and Text Broker.

Kids/Family

58 Projects Completed

She has written educational supplemental lesson plans for E-How for elementary school children. Some of the topics covered were simple science experiments with baking soda, lemon juice, salt, and bubbles. Other articles covered creative poetry and internet research projects for children on the rain forest. She wrote a few articles for the Christian Science Monitor for Kids Space.

Nutrition

40 Projects Completed

She has an A.S. in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College. She has written many recipes article for websites and print publications that focused on nutrition. She has written about the diabetic food pyramid, diets, recipes that use less fat and sugar, the importance of exercise, and wheat free flours for baking. Her articles have appeared in the Examiner, E-How, Food Reference, Made Man, and several print publications.

Education

30 Projects Completed

She has written supplemental lesson plans and articles for elementary school and middle school students in science, history, and language arts for E-How, Sciencing, and Living Through History. Joan wrote a few articles for children for the Christian Science Monitor special section called Kid's Space.

These articles covered the topics of sandwich history, apple pie, and interviews with children's authors. She believes that finding a way to engage a child's interest in learning is an important part of writing for them.

Hospitality

26 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

She has written articles for E-How, Paste, Man Made, Travels, Trails, and The Examiner on restaurants, hotels, motels, supermarkets, and industry trends that affect them. Articles include restaurant profiles, short product descriptions, news articles, to features. Articles have appeared online and in print publications. She has several years experience in food marketing and product retrieval. Joan has an AS in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College which is part of the Hospitality Program.

Article

312 Projects Completed

She writes articles on diverse range of topics. The topics are food, gardening, health, travel, cooking, diet, business, history, science, lifestyle, and gardening.

Product Description

46 Projects Completed

I have written product descriptions for food, gardening, appliances, health products, hotels, restaurants, and nutritional supplements for websites. I have B.A in Journalism/Communications from the University of Bridgeport and A.S. in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College.

Book

16 Projects Completed

She wrote a Book on Medicaid and Nursing Home Care for the Elderly for Atlantic Publishing Company. The book covers health care options and how to protect assets. It goes into state by state programs so readers can find programs to help their loved ones get good care. Elder lawyers are discussed and stay at home programs too. In addition she has written two e-books for Self Help Guides on Cooking With Apples and Seasonal Produce.

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