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Writing & Ghostwriting
In addition to being an award-winning poet, I have bylines in numerous national web publications and am a published short story author.
Since 2017, my writing work has largely consisted of ghostwriting gigs; I’ve received high marks for my “clear, effective” ghostwriting on both PR projects and book-length nonfiction manuscripts.
As a reporter, I’ve focused my work especially on state- and federal-level political campaigns and gun policy.
Helping writers make their stories better is truly my passion. While I’ve edited thousands of news and marketing articles from draft to publication over the last five years, I also have experience line editing manuscript-length projects in both fiction and nonfiction.
I’ve also worked as a copy editor and page designer for a pair of local newspapers, and I served as the editor in chief of my student newspaper in college.
On the public relations side, I have experience both as a social media manager and as a PR analyst and ghostwriter.
I’ve been behind huge improvements in social media engagement—topping 100% over the course of 12 months—as well as massive gains in follower counts on Facebook and YouTube, where a company I contracted with saw an 800% increase in subscribers from the year prior and a 438% increase in video views. I also oversaw an increase in the company site’s Domain Rating of five points in just six months and improved press release engagement by over 200% in that time frame.
My PR writing has included press releases, speeches, interview and video scripts, data reports, and blog articles.
Rebecca Holley, former supervisor
“Michelle has an innate talent for creating engaging content. Whether it’s a piece on a recent political event or a funny listicle, Michelle consistently delivers some of our most-read articles. She’s always up for a new challenge, clearly understands how to target an audience, and makes a job easier for everyone involved. She’d be a top-notch addition to any team!”
John Schmidt, freelance client
“She did an amazing job. Very professional and clear, effective nonfiction writing! I would recommend Michelle to anybody looking to get an article or e-book written!”
Jerome Boykin, freelance client
“Michelle, you did an awesome job and I’m so glad I chose you for this project. You really knocked this project out the park.”