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1 Welcome to my Portfolio Erin L. Delaney 570-905-6993

2 About Me I love variety, challenges, team work, and telling stories from unique angles. And I’ve got quite the eclectic writing background to prove it- as Walt Whitman writes, "I am large, I contain multitudes." For the last four years, I’ve balanced being a freelance writer with being an adjunct college instructor. I’ve prepped composition and literature curriculum writing and teaching, while writing poetry or blogging as well as writing copy, and editing others work and resumes. I especially have enjoyed creating copy for websites, interviewing others, creating unique journalism features, as well as engaging my classrooms through current events and pop culture related topics. Read on to take a look at some of my work.

3 MY WORK IN ACTION Henry David Thoreau writes, ”Simplify, Simplify.” The most effective words are said simply, tactfully, and accurately, and I believe that writing and performing poetry has prepared me best in the creation of meaningful and powerful writing. Published in Misericordia University’s Instress Magazine (2014). Faculty Poetry Feature at Misericordia University’s Speaker Series: From Mouth to Mic: Waxing Poetic II, 2013. Poetry Feature at New Visions Monthly Writers Showcase and Poetry Reading, 2012.Published poem “Rebirth” in Cover to Cover to Cover, 2008. Featured Poetry at the Scranhattan Festival, Scranton, PA. 2008. Published “The Audience” with Poetry-in-Transit LCTA program, 2008. Wilkes University MA Program Slam Poetry winner, 2005.

4 Lord & Taylor: Product Copywriting Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Set: http://www.lordandtaylor.c om/webapp/wcs/stores/se rvlet/en/lord-and- taylor/flowerbomb-set- 0710-t1503100--1 Hugo Boss Cannobio Full Zip Sweatshirt: http://www.lordandtaylor.c om/webapp/wcs/stores/se rvlet/en/lord-and- taylor/brands/Mens- HoodiesSweatshirts/canno bio-full-zip-sweatshirt Dooney & Bourke Lexi Crossbody Bag: cs/stores/servlet/en/lord-and- taylor/handbags/handbags-under-100/lexi- crossbody-bag cs/stores/servlet/en/lord-and- taylor/handbags/handbags-under-100/lexi- crossbody-bag Kate Spade New York Elysee Flats: http://www.lordandtaylo es/servlet/en/lord-and- taylor/elysee-flats-0192- 510019sefnap--1

5 Lord & Taylor, Wilkes-Barre: The Studio Pulse To empower departments to effectively communicate with one another while keeping fast-paced deadlines, I wrote and edited a monthly newsletter that has further connected the team while clarifying inter-department information.

6 One of my favorite aspects of writing is the diversity. I’ve interviewed authors, plastic surgeons, spa and salon owners, nude art models, mattress store owners, dance instructors, motivational speakers, musicians, and actors to produce business profiles, copy, human interest pieces, and articles for business websites, weeklies such as: The Weekender and Philadelphia City Paper, and national publications such as: The Woman's Newspaper. “Thanks for all your hard work and creativity.” – Marshall Partington, M.D. FACS “Erin consistently delivers written pieces within the specified scope and on time.” –Vatrice Chestnut, Birmingham Woman’s Newspaper

7 Freelance Copywriting Product Description Copy for graphic designer. “I worked briefly with Erin at Sakari Salon. She helped me with a web project, writing web content for the site. Erin's work on Sakari's bios was creative. She helped edit and reflect each person's unique qualities. I would definitely work with her again.” -Valerie Horchos @ Wyde Eyed Design Studio

8 As an adjunct college instructor and a book editor, deadlines and shifting priorities is a must. Researching, checking information accuracy, editing and proofreading, and then communicating that material effectively and engaging the right audience is of utmost importance. “Erin knows her stuff! She manages to fix the things that need fixing in a manuscript without losing the author’s voice. A rare talent.” – Paul Barretta, Owner of Talent Clearing House, Inc. Devils-Work-for-Him-by-Amy-Sciarretto-Rick- Florino/84602634811

9 SOCIAL MEDIA NEPA Raw Foodies NEPA Whovians Misericordia University’s Instress Magazine: Faculty Advisor 2012-2013

10 BLOGS- Working to Grow and Retain Community The Little BlueberryThe Little Blueberry received over 255,000 page views in 2013. Chickadee’s 2006 Appalachian Trail JournalChickadee’s 2006 Appalachian Trail Journal received over 43,000 hits in 11 months.

11 Thank you! Erin L. Delaney LinkedIn:

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