Writing Samples

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A Professional Writer is an Amateur Who Did Not Quit

cropped-decorateAs a freelance writer my job is to entertain, educate, and pique the interest of readers, clients, and potential customers. I work hard to provide quality copy for every employer and won’t quit until I get it right. In the past I’ve written for a variety of mediums from magazines and newspapers, to digital copy. Featured here are a few of my favorites.

ONLINE WRITING SAMPLES

Travel Articles

1. 20170414_194717 GoNOMAD – Sainte Chapelles Royal Chapel – Prepare to Be Amazed,
https://www.gonomad.com/128192-paris-a-fabulous-chapel-youve-probably-never-heard-of

2. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA One Hundred Thousand Welcomes,
https://geanieroake.wordpress.com/2018/12/11/one-hundred-thousand-welcomes/

3. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA GoNOMAD – Southern Ireland –  to Drive or Be Driven, https://www.gonomad.com/1595-southern-ireland-to-drive-or-to-be-driven

4. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEscape From O’Hare
https://geanieroake.wordpress.com/2018/11/28/escape-from-ohare-or-the-long-layover/

5. Traveling in Tallinn, Estonia Travelling in Tallinn Estonia
http://www.bestsingletravel.com/tips-vietnam/traveling-in-tallinn-estonia.html

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Web Content

1.Wall Decal Designs – Product Descriptions. I’ve written product descriptions for hundreds of Wall Design’s products.  I also created their About Us Page.

2. Ireland 101 – Website copy. I’ve written several educational pieces on Irish DanceIrish theater, history, and famous people and places.

3.  InformucateVideo scripts. I’ve written a variety of video scripts (about 50 in all) for Informucate, a video version of Wikipedia. This sample is on the women’s suffrage movement.

4. The Library Lady Writes is my personal blog. Here are a couple of  fun posts. 
      Learning to Fly
     Gardner’s Remorse
     Night of the Tarantula


PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND STORIES
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This article entitled Boots are Her Bag  is a purse–onality piece which appeared in Country Woman Magazine. Sue is a fantastic crafter who turns worn-out cowboy boots into designer handbags.

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This article appeared in Salt Lake City’s daily paper, the Deseret News. Its about being prepared for unexpected events.  A little forethought can save a lot of stress in the moment.

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The Nose Knows appeared in the Christian Science Monitor. It features a highly trained dog named Duke who can sniff out mold and other harmful substances which are invisible to the naked eye.

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This Garden of Mine also appeared in the Christian Science Monitor. This piece is an editorial about the joys of gardening, and the benefits of being receptive to new people and ideas.

                                           

 

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Becoming a Bag Lady, appeared in Senior Review Vol 9 Number 3, April 2016
The Convenience of Permanent Makeup, Senior Review, Vol 9 Number 4, August 2017
Parting the Fog, Senior Review, Vol 9 Number 5, November 2017
How to Make the Most of Your Cruise, Senior Review Vol 9 Number 6, Mar 2017

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Please contact me at LibraryladyRB@gmail.com so we can talk about your ideas and see if we’re a good match.  I love a challenge and work hard to get it right. I look forward to hearing from you.

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