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Julia L Nielsen Resume
Email: julialn72@gmail.com
Cell# 801-636-3788
Address: 562 E 350 S Lehi, UT 84043

OBJECTIVE

Employment in copywriting and editing positions, which provide ownership for work output, extensive personal and independent responsibility, and an opportunity to use the skill set that I have developed in past employment.

OFFERING

17 years professional writing & editing, including content writing for websites, blogs, magazines, newspapers, and for radio, with a focused approach on detail, creativity, relevancy, and flow

OWNER, FREELANCE BUSINESS
Freelance writing, editing, and proofreading for local and national (virtual) clients, including nonprofits, new authors, and businesses. Includes some ad copy/editing, and website editing/review. For clips and further information, please visit (jewelswrites.com)

PROFESSIONAL CLIENTS

Landscape Lighting Pro of Utah

Wrote their weekly blog on lighting, focusing on relevant information on design and installation, and featuring clients and employees once a month by interviewing them and writing a blog post; particular emphasis was on SEO-keywords placed strategically for the best exposure and ranking. Created and implemented meta descriptions for placement of search engines, 2016

Focus LCDs
Wrote articles detailing information on all things LCD with SEO-keywords included, along with visual examples. 

Scripted
Ghostwrote articles for companies such as Synergy, providing content on supplements, including information on pricing, dosage, and benefits/warnings for many of their products. 

Family Share
Staff writer for the ezine, contributing articles on mental health, relationships, money management, and parenting. Articles garnered thousands of views & shares on social media.

North County Newspapers

Stringer for local newspapers, which included attending city council & planning commission meetings and reporting on the meetings; attending community events, interviewing citizens and local businesses, attending public school meeting and events and writing weekly articles to be printed.

PUBLICATIONS:
Stepping Out of the Dark (publication with Chipmunka Publishing, 2006) 
The Crystal Locket: Key to the Tunnels of Time (Argus Books, 2009)
The Crystal Locket: Secrets of the Hidden Pyramids, (Argus Books, 2010)

OTHER EMPLOYMENT     
Worked in the Sears Corporate office, as a customer representative, then switched to the Murray, UT store, making home improvement appointments and selling home improvement products. Transferred to Provo and worked in the hardware and paint department on sales commission, as well as contributed to stock & inventory. 1991-1993
Granny B's Cookies - Warehouse worker & delivery driver, 1990-1991

EDUCATION

Teacher Assistant for handicapped preschool, 1988-90
Took Future Problem Solvers of America class, 1989; placed third in state competition, 1990
Graduated West Jordan High School, 199
Took two workshops on storyline development, setting and creating conflict, and took the on-line course Freelancing in Today’s Society, CafĂ© Press, 2001

Took children’s writing correspondent course at the Institute of Children’s Literature where instructor acknowledged form and content in writing; proficient in developing characters who are unique and likable; highly effective writer, able to formulate ideas and express thoughts clearly to a satisfying conclusion, 2003-2005; graduated April, 2005

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