Yes, really! If you need a freelance writer, editor, proofreader or layout professional for articles, newsletters, brochures, annual reports, websites or other projects, I've done that on almost everything from A to Z.
I write, edit, proofread and desktop-publish on: animal hospitals/veterinary practices, apartment living, artists, associations, business, car tech, communications, the decorative arts, diversity, editing & proofreading, eldercare, education, freelancing, gardening, healthcare/medicine/fitness, human resources, insurance, local history, marketing, nonprofits, networking, campus physical-plant management, marketing & PR, mobile electronics, real estate, regulatory issues, sculpture, technology, volunteering, websites, workplace safety, writing — and much more ...
for: associations, not-for-profit organizations, businesses, publications and websites ...
at the: local, regional, national and international levels ...
I also speak on freelancing, editing and proofreading basics, websites, newsletters, grammar, marketing, nonprofit management, and more! I love making presentations! If there are topics you would like me to present for your organization, just let me know at Ruth@writerruth.com or 585-248-8464.
If you can't get to my classes on "Basics of Editing and Proofreading" or "Websites for Writers," the handouts are available at $25 each (PDF or on paper). If interested, contact me at Ruth@writerruth.com. For my detailed insights on freelancing, contact me for a copy of my booklet, "Get Paid to Write! Getting Started as a Freelance Writer." Lots of tips, guidelines and resources - more than I can usually cover in a presentation! It's only $20/copy, payable by check (send to me at 2500 East Avenue, #7K, Rochester, NY 14610) or PayPal (to Ruth@writerruth.com).
See Events for upcoming presentations in person and online.
Very flattering: I've been interviewed by Dawn McIlvain Stahl for Copyediting newsletter. Click here.
I got through to NPR's "Talk of the Nation" program on June 26 on writing what you know vs. writing about new topics - I do both! Writing what you know is easier, while writing about new stuff is more challenging; both offer the opportunity to learn new things and meet new people through interviews and research, which is the most fun of the whole process.
Here's a link to the program.
I was named the April 2011 "Member of the Month" of the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE), which involved being interviewed by NAIWE founder Janice Campbell on tips for fellow freelancers.
You can listen to a recording of the audio version of the interview on the Freelance Life online radio show via the NAIWE site.
Thanks to local colleague Suzanne Driscoll, I've been quoted in an article about combating isolation when working from home.
Check out tips on freelancing in my interview by Nancy Arvizu for her Page Readers blog-talk radio series:
Blog radio with Ruth
There is new info in my booklet, "Get Paid to Write! Getting Started as a Freelance Writer." It's only $20 for tips distilled from many years of successful freelance writing. You can send a check (2500 East Avenue, #7K, Rochester, NY 14610) or use PayPal for your copy.
For the table of contents, click here.
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