about

Hi, I’m Lauren.

I’m an educated writer with a diverse professional background including writing and proofreading experience.

I’m passionate about storytelling and the art of the written word. Appreciates great food and greater adventure. A life-long creative, I enjoy making art, crafting and being generally creative.

Currently, I write study guides for  McMillan Study Guides, the Health section of SLO Life Magazine and food blog Edible Ink.

Based in Central California. Contact me here.

Areas of Expertise

Writing

Proofreading

Content Creation

Research

Education & Certifications

Bachelor of Arts in English, Fordham University

May 2015 | GPA 3.4 | Dean’s List

Inbound Methodology, HubSpot

July 2020 | View Certificate

Relevant Experience

Contributing Writer, SLO Life Magazine
(2020 – present)
I write the Health feature article for the magazine, which is published six times a year. In this role, I research and cultivate topic ideas that focus on mental and physical health and current trends. In this role, I aim to highlight local experts, business and products as they relate to overall health.

Content Writer & Customer Care Expert, McMillan Study Guides
(2018 – present)
McMillan Study Guides produces study guides for promotion eligible Air Force members. I use Air Force source materials to create comprehensive study guides. In this role, I also proofread work for accuracy and adherence to a strict style guide.

Staff Writer, Violent Success
(2014)
In this freelance, remote position I wrote album reviews, live performance reviews and conducted band interviews in New York City where I was attending Fordham University.

Research & Marketing Assistant, Layne Wong
(2013 – 2015)
I worked remotely for Layne Wong, conducting research and marketing outreach for her historical fiction novel, Shanghai Love. Assignments changed on a weekly basis, providing a breadth of experience in areas ranging from specific topic research and finding synthesis to composing marketing materials to writing blog and social media posts.