As a former English teacher and now a freelance writer, I enjoy most elements of writing. My experience has taught me how to write on a variety of subjects, although my favorite subjects are education and parenting. I also have a creative side which I use to write children's stories, song parodies and create humorous videos.
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I am a freelance writer and adjunct professor; I was a trial attorney until 2010. I have a BA and an MA in social sciences and each course of study was writing intensive. I have a JD from Columbia Law School. I have an LLM in biotechnology and genomics (thesis outstanding). My academic training and current teaching roles have given me expertise in AP, MLA, Chicago, APA, and other style guides. I have written a weekly column in a local online magazine, I write and manage several large business blogs, and I have managed and produced social media for several organizations. I have demonstrated editorial judgement and a superior command of the English language. I have years of teaching experience with adults and children. I have experience providing voice talent, especially for technical businesses (please see sample below). Finally, I have years of experience with training and course development. I am based in Phoenix, Arizona. PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS Online portfolio: https://karlalant.contently.com Sample Press Releases: Live Casino Partners: http://www.pr.com/press-release/467632 Victoria Milan: (All English language press releases by Karla Lant) http://www.victoriamilan.com/press/ Sample Web Copy: Visualized Arts: http://visualizedarts.com/ Au Lac Gallery: http://aulacgallery.com.au/about/ Academic reference projects: Multicultural America, eds. Cortes, Carlos Eliseo and Golson, J. Geoffrey, 2014, multiple sections. Golson Media project: Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. Golson, 2014, multiple Industry Profile sections. Graphic World projects: Marketing Handbook (article on Social Media) and Business Law Handbook (article on Global Business Law), 2014. Lifestyle/Humor: Victoria Milan US: http://www.victoriamilan.us/blog/ Smiles for All: http://www.smilesforall.com/author/karla-lant/ http://www.smilesforall.com/three-surprising-things-wont-kill-laptop/ Professional Publications: “Are You Competent to Argue Juvenile Competency?” For The Defense, Vol. 15, Issue 01, Page 1, 2006. Lant, Karla. SEO Dos, Don'ts, and Must Haves. 11-04-2013. http://www.amazon.com/SEO-Donts-Must- Haves-Karla-Lant-ebook/dp/B00GJWJ3EW Book Reviews, Academic Work: “Review: ‘Recommendations for revisions to the Declaration of Helsinki,’” [International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, “Commentaries” section, Fall 2007.] “Book Review: 25 Months” [American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, issue on clinical biomedical ethics]. “Book Review: The Socialist Feminist Project,” Association for Feminist Anthropology, 2004. http://www.aaanet.org/sections/afa/?book-review=the-socialist-feminist-project-a-contemporary-reader-in-theory- and-politics “Book Review: Death Is That Man Taking Names,” POLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Spring 2004. “Breeder at Law,” Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Spring 2002. http://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?collection=journals&handle=hein.journals/coljgl11&div=9&id=&page= Zombie Nation: Racism, AIDS, Haiti and Horror, University of Alabama, 1998. Books: Lant, Karla. The Candida Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Paleo Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla (co-author). Candida Diet and Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Editing projects: Please request samples http://www.nacdl.org/Champion.aspx?id=1659 Musical Theater: http://www.intransitthemusical.com/#!meet-the-writers/vstc2=karla-lant
PhD/Masters Dissertation,Thesis Rewriting & Editing, Academic Research & Writing - graduate & college levels; Experts in APA, MLA, Chicago, & Harvard Articles for magazines, blogs, websites; Press Releases; PR Writing/articles, Broadcast and Print Media pitch; brochures; creative writing; BPO English/accent/speech training Technical Writing: Business Plans/ Proposals; Ghostwriting/Speech writing; Business Communication, Employee Relations, HR, Management; Published author ( speech & American English pronunciation); Tagalog translation Copy writing & editing; compelling and hard-to resist sales copy; Newspaper and Broadcast Media executive/professional; Awarded by UNITED STATES SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS - "BEST ALL-AROUND EXCELLENCE IN REPORTING"; Senior Editor, Managing Editor; News stories, Editorials, Features, Supplements For more than two decades, I have written all kinds of material ranging from newspaper articles, editorials, features, magazine articles, radio/TV scripts, magazine articles, online write-ups, promotional/marketing articles, company manuals, and academic papers including graduate theses, among others. I have just written seven (7) books on speech and pronunciation and have an unpublished work that focuses on grammar and literature. I also work as a graduate professor of English and Communication courses, and as a Thesis instructor and adviser.
Seeking a challenging position where I can use my all my skills, nice personality and background to the benefit of my employer! I have just received my Advanced English Certification from Cambridge University! (First Certificate Expert) And I am ready to use it! I am from Bolivia, so Spanish is my mother tongue, I had also learned English as my second language since my childhood and later I took some courses in order to learn English Gramma. At present I have a high English level speaking, reading, writing and grammar. I have also experience doing English-Spanish Translations for over two years. I am willing to do any sort of translations technical documents, history, books, user manuals, WebSite Contents and many others. I enjoyed doing Data Entry and Data Scraping jobs. I am a Mozenda pro! I have studied at College Systems Programming for over 3 years, where I learned how to develop desktop application using Java and C#.net and also I learned about databases using DBMSs as Oracle, MySQL, SQL. I have experience working with Databases modeling, quering, creating reports, ect. I have also esperience working with Microsoft Office 2003, 2007. Create/Sorting/Quering DataBases on Access 2007 and also create Forms to make the data entering easier. Also I have worked on differents projects on Excel. Converting data collected from the web on organized, neat and tidy Excel sheets by using Formulas, Filter, Sorting, Formating, ect. My objective is to use all my skills and abilities to meet customer needs and requirements. I am willing to do any sort of job in which I could be useful.
Accepting projects and bids for technical, creative, and informational content. I specialize in educational, health and scientific articles for print or online publication. I am a professional freelance writer with career and writing experience in both the medical and education industries. I hold professional licenses as a registered nurse and public educator. I possess training in qualitative and quantitative research, meta-analysis, research methods, and technical writing, and am proficient in both MLA and APA publication formats. I currently write for an educational blog and a diabetes blog, and have published education articles, and online content / blog articles covering aspects of health care, disease management, and technology in education and health care over the past five years. In addition to publishing original content, I provide copy editing, proofreading, SEO, and literary analysis services, turning your content into clear, concise, compelling documents designed to engage your readers. Education & Training MA Educational Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate of Applied Science Biology, Research Methods for Teachers, Nursing Research (graduate level) Related Employment Health Occupations Educator, Secondary Medical Academy Coordinator Elementary Education, Teacher Research Nurse, Critical Care Nurse, Pediatric Nurse, Home & Health Hospice Owner and Designer Cyber Kat Web Designs Corporate Research Specialist, Institute for Change Research
I've been a member of oDesk for 3 years now, and have accumulated only positive feedback on the designs I provide. If you're considering to hire me, please take 1 MINUTE, pick a random comment from my work history and read it. I'm saying "random" because they've all been so positive that it would be hard to pick a favorite job I've done here :) I always try to use my skills to the fullest (be it Photoshop, voice-overs, article writing, project management or mere creativity) and constantly learn new things. I tend to achieve the ideal combination of giving people what they need in top notch quality, delivered on time and hassle free! THIS MEANS - - - QUICK TURNAROUND TIME
I am an experienced Virtual Administrator with extensive background in end-to-end Recruitment, Training, and Quality Assurance with high acumen in Data Entry, Resource Planning, Calendar Management, Report creation, and Relationship Building with internal and external stakeholders. I love working in a fast-paced environment where I am given opportunities to overcome challenging situations. I am well acquainted in Customer Service Orientation in a Business and Recruitment Process Outsourcing setup. A high output (70 WPM) Transcribing professional with experience in IP Relay (typing conversations real time). I care about what I do and my clients' business. Getting the job done with great quality and speed for you is my business! :)
I am hard working and a quick learner. I can work independently or with a team. I am a problem solver. - I have been working as VA, content writer, and book reviewer for 2 years now. (2012-present) - I worked as Communications Officer of a national non-stock non-profit organization specializing in Agrarian Reform and Sustainable Agriculture in the Philippines for over 5 years. I managed projects and headed production of materials (Powerpoint presentations, AVPs, photos, manuals and brochures) relevant to project promotion and information dissemination. (2009-2014) - I had almost a year of work experience as e-Representative specializing in customer service, sales and retention in a financial account of a renowned BPO company in the country. - While still in college, I worked as English Tutor and Radio Newscaster.
If you need to improve your English, I can definitely help you with your Grammar, Writing, Speech/Pronunciation, Presentation Skills and preparation for IELTS, TOEIC and TOEFL. Have a conversation practice with an experienced teacher who can help your English speaking skills become better. Corrections will be provided for your pronunciation and grammar while you speak so you can instantly know what needs to improve. Easy conversation materials and topics will be provided at no extra charge. Lessons will be customized according to your needs. I would appreciate it if you message me so we could check your English level and discuss the matter further. I also provide: - Lessons for Business English - Writing Lessons (for a specific purpose) - Editing services - Report Writing - Essays - TOEFL / IELTS Writing Corrections with comments for errors and tips on how to address the error Here is my audio introduction: https://www.dropbox.com/s/vwmlkycspe6mtg7/Skype%20aaaJENaaa%20-%20self%20introduction%20%28audio%29.mp3 Here are some of my videos.... Lesson with a Korean Student http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=6xJdXk8GaIk Interview with a Korean student http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-Wwvii_4gM&list=PLtILhdbvd_EOjDLB0xc7__bGFNlTEK1T6 Final R sound (pronunciation) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAtM4-QhOPs L & R sound (pronunciation) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=dGYC65J8Rmk&NR=1 Pronunciation - IY & I difference http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzHmbAOXiho Meet Yuya (a Japanese learner) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kd5xmmQ-UfI&list=PLtILhdbvd_EOjDLB0xc7__bGFNlTEK1T6&index=3 Actual lesson with a Japanese student http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D-bU6D4Gus Lesson with a Korean Student http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=6xJdXk8GaIk
I am an idea-driven creative professional with experience in education, marketing, game industry, advertising, tech, and a freelancer in too many areas to keep track of. My talents are best suited for illustration, storytelling, and writing. I bring passion to every project I work on. Past projects include comics and illustration for major European newspapers, books, tech sites, and Red Bull, as well as character and game design for multi-platform apps and games.