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  Elizabeth Howard
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  A freelancer and interviewer covering the environmental marketplace, business news, arts and media, corporate communications, food and wine, social media and beyond. I also offer high-end editorial services, such as copy editing, proofreading, web mapping and brand polishing. You can find my work in traditional print, magazine, blogs, poetry, and press releases.

Work Info
 
Expertise
Book Author 3 Years
Copywriter 5 Years
Writer 20 Years
Specialty
Environment & Nature 10 Years
Arts & Humanities 12 Years
Business (general) 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
CT Green Sceen (6-10), All Green Magazine (3-5), Kansas City Star (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers (11+), Wholesome Wave (6-10), Melcrum Publishing (3-5)
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Works, Windows Vista, Skype, MacBook, WordPress, Blogger
Technical Skills
Basic html, PhotoShop, FrontPage, QuarkExpress,
Equipment
Digital SLR, Wireless Sling Box, TiVo, iPhone including Audio Record Apps.
Work Permits & Visas
EU Work Visa
References
On Request.
Awards
Short-listed for the Asham Award
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Magazine Work  
(All Green Magazine, 3/2/2008)
Interview with WE TV's eco-designer Leslie Segrete, discussing how to get your property in green shape while the housing market is down.
(All Green Magazine, 2/2/2008)
(All Green Magazine)
Cover article for launch of National Publication "All Green" - interviews with multiple thought leaders on the "state" of the environmental movement at that point in time.
Blog and Web Samples  
(Letters from a Small State)
Discussion of the impact of playdates on parenthood.
(Letters from a Small State)
Blogged in response to New York Times piece on parenting and memory.
(CT Green Scene)
Discussion on the shift from traditional news media to blogging and its impact on writerly credibility
(Scoutiegirl.com)
Essay and guest blog post about building a "creative" family life through foster care.
"Writing For Artists" Series  
(Letters from a Small State, 1/1/2011)
From my "Writing for Artists" series. A difficult to read post about the difference between "writing" and "rambling."
(Scoutiegirl.com, 12/1/2010)
From my "Writing for Artists" Series. A reflection on expectations in blogging, and advice for how to think about writing as a process.
(Letters from a Small State, 10/1/2010)
From my "Writing for Artists" Series. In which I explain the idea of "complicating a metaphor" to make ideas more memorable.
(Letters from a Small State)
From my "Writing for Artists" series, advice for making beautiful writing meaningful