Melissa N
Writer #8042
Northampton, MA
Joined 10/24/2013
5 Star Rating
99% Success
2,598 Projects
42 Endorsements
3 Elite Skills
Melissa has been working as a freelance writer since graduating from college with a BA in English in 1994.

Melissa has written many investigations for the juvenile court system, taking complex information and breaking it down into comprehensive reports. Further, Melissa has written on topics such as real estate, gardening, parenting, divorce, personal injury law and fundraising.

She has written for Garden Guides, Ehow, Reuters, Find Law and Livestrong. She has written a number of published articles that are now used on legal research sites for attorneys and paralegals.

Melissa has the ability to take complex legal information and break it down into easier to understand content. Whether you need a short legal article for your blog, or you need help drafting a lengthy legal brief, Melissa can help you with the writing of your legal documents.

Melissa has extensive knowledge of HVAC systems, after considerable research in the HVAC industry. She works hard to always keep up to date on new technologies in the field. Melissa has written about how to repair your HVAC system, when to get your HVAC system maintained, and about typical problems a homeowner may face when they own an HVAC system.

Melissa has worked for years as a paralegal, writing complex law briefs for the partners she worked for. She has experience with personal injury law, family law, child custody issues, divorce, and elder abuse law.

As an active Christian, Melissa has been writing for Christian news outlets for a number of years. Melissa is a moderate Christian, and tries to find the middle of the road point of view when she writes Christian based content.

Melissa is a full time writer with an extensive base of knowledge in a variety of fields. She has experience in the mental health field, and has written many pieces on therapeutic techniques, DBT therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and issues surrounding drug addiction.

In addition, Melissa is aware of the needs many elders face trying to live independently at home. She writes articles that focus on promoting independence for elders while providing necessary at home services for elders who need a little help.
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Melissa N's Health Industry Experience

304 Projects Completed

Melissa is a Certified Nurses' Aide and has completed additional college coursework in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Chemistry and Microbiology. She has worked as an assistant for two chiropractors, spending time setting up patients and reviewing medical charts. Melissa has also written complex reports on the welfare of children that included reviewing all medical records, and summarizing the information provided.

Specialties

Melissa has written a variety of articles and specializes in topics such as real estate, legal information, gardening and religious studies.

Interests

Melissa is interested in music, art, nonprofit management, homelessness prevention, computer technologies, real estate and social services. She is an avid reader and research enthusiast.

Education

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Melissa graduated from college in 1994 where she was a writer for the college newspaper, She traveled abroad her senior year to London, England. She was a member and performed in the college jazz band and played for both the softball and volleyball teams.

Smith College

Melissa is in the process of obtaining her Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from Smith College in Northampton, MA.

Marketing

390 Projects Completed

Melissa has a BA in English with a concentration in business and marketing. She has studied current marketing trends extensively and created two ebooks on marketing automation techniques used today.

Health

304 Projects Completed

Melissa is a Certified Nurses' Aide and has completed additional college coursework in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Chemistry and Microbiology. She has worked as an assistant for two chiropractors, spending time setting up patients and reviewing medical charts. Melissa has also written complex reports on the welfare of children that included reviewing all medical records, and summarizing the information provided.

Construction

283 Projects Completed

Melissa has written a large number of articles for HVAC, plumbing and construction professionals. Primarily blog entries, Melissa focuses on blog content that will bring customers to your website looking for further information.

Real Estate

218 Projects Completed

Melissa has written many articles for an online website where she has sold articles relating to all aspects of real estate.

Article topics in real estate include the basics of a reverse mortgage and real estate trends for 2013.

Melissa also writes the real estate blog for five separate real estate agents throughout the United States and Canada.

Legal

214 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Melissa has worked as a paralegal for two different attorneys, providing online content and writing reports as needed.

Melissa worked in law offices that specialized in estate planning, elder law, family law and child welfare law.

As a writer of legal content, Melissa has written articles on laws for used car sales, including lemon law guidelines in a number of states. Further, she has written articles on revocable living trusts, estate planning tips and how to apply for disability benefits.

Melissa is able to take complex legal information, research the topic and provide a comprehensible article for the average reader.

Sports

142 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Melissa has written a number of pregame summaries for buyers online, predicted winners for betting websites, and written numerous sports articles for local newspapers in her area.

Spirituality

111 Projects Completed

Melissa has written extensive content on the Episcopal Church, metaphysics, tarot cards and astral travel. She enjoys studying religion, and is an active member of an Episcopal Church in her area. She has continued her education in religious studies by attending classes offered by her parish priest.

Melissa has also produced content for Bliss, a printed magazine offered at St. John's Episcopal Church.

Non Profit

21 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Melissa is the President of a start up nonprofit agency that aids families who are in financial crisis due to a medical emergency.

Product Description

433 Projects Completed

Melissa is a strong writer of product descriptions. She had studied marketing and understands the need for accurate, descriptive product descriptions.

Melissa has been writing for over twenty years, and began writing product descriptions when content wasn't always on the internet.

Article

400 Projects Completed

Melissa's main area of experience writing online has been writing informational articles for a variety of content buyers over the internet.

Email Copy

49 Projects Completed

Melissa has created a significant number of email campaigns for non-profit groups raising money through email solicitations. She works hard at getting the point across quickly in emails, understanding that recipients often receive many emails a day and will glance over the content.

Newsletter Content

33 Projects Completed

Melissa has written a regular newsletter a non-profit group she runs for over the past two years. She gathers information from resources and prepares the information to be sent out through email to a large list of recipients. Melissa is a quick writer, able to take a bunch of tiny news bits and create a readable document.

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