Elizebeth T
Professional Writer

Elizebeth T. has loved writing since cutting her teeth on poetry in middle school. In high school and college, she turned to nonfiction and prose, writing award winning short stories and opinion articles for local papers. She currently writes a regular parenting blog with over two thousand followers and roughly one hundred articles. She prides herself on her knack for keeping the audience ... more...

WriterAccess Profile
Star Rating 3 Stars
Completed Orders 14
Last Login 10/7/2015
Location Colbert, GA
Education Bachelors Degree

Specialties

Elizebeth is an expert when it comes to art and craft, and she is also a gifted teacher in the subject. She is able to write instructional articles on the topic, from how to make jewelry using heavy tools and machinery to simple paper and glue crafts for children. She is also able to write reviews and recommendations on artists, styles and exhibits in both a professional tone and a conversational one. Her specialties in craft include knitting, jewelry making, sewing, photography, fiber arts, quilting, "life hacks," painting (oils and acrylics), small sculpture, and children's art. Speaking of children, she has a passion for family and home life, and adores writing about parenting. School issues, picky eating, international travel with kids, health and development, and special needs and gifted children. Having had two daughters herself, Elizebeth also writes about fertility issues, birthing options, nursing, newborn care, baby products and reviews for books about infants. Home life topics include decorating, chore delegation, safety, personal time, vacations, family activities, interpersonal issues, and working from home. She also has a quirky and fun sense of humor, and is up to date on all the current internet memes, comics and viral videos. Having worked as a veterinary technician for more than seven years, Elizebeth has a great deal of experience with pets and other animals. She is excellent at creating informative articles about choosing the right animal for a family, behavior and training, nutrition, toys and fun activities, and finally, dealing with pet loss. Elizebeth is also very knowledgeable about music of every genre, especially local bands, classical music and venues, World music, rock, opera, pop and Indie music. She is very flexible in her writing and can change the voice to match the audience effortlessly, so a person reading about Bach will never see a "Wus up?" in her article. She is also a voracious reader, preferring fiction over non. She utilizes both e-books and the physical variety, and loves to write reviews. Her absolute favorite genres are horror, young adult, and fables, but she can also be seen absorbed in non-fiction about her interests.

Interests

Elizebeth T. has a wide variety of interests and hobbies. She takes belly dance lessons, makes jewelry from silver and gold, and is the principal bassoonist in a symphony. She loves knitting (especially socks!) and sewing, and is constantly working on some kind of home improvement project or craft. She has helped build a yurt, is a professional henna artist, and absolutely loves to read Young Adult literature books. She also paints in oils on canvas and prefers to be either singer or drummer when playing Rock Band video games. It only takes one glass of wine for her to do Karaoke, but she has to pick the song. Elizebeth loves outdoor activities as well, such as kayaking, caving, hiking, and falling down a hill while trying to ski.

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design
9/1/2003 – 7/1/2007
Metals and Jewelry, Creative Writing, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Honors and Awards

Magna Cum Laude
6/1/2007
Elizebeth graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a grade point average of 3.7, awarding her the level of distinction of Magna Cum Laude.

Association Memberships

Ethical Metalsmiths
7/1/2005
Ethical Metalsmiths is an organization dedicated to eradicating unsafe mining practices and the "blood diamond" networks. They also spread awareness of world and human rights issues concerning metals and gems. Elizebeth is a member and follows their decrees to the letter.

Society of North American Goldsmiths
7/1/2004
SNAG is an association for metalsmiths who work primarily in gold and silver. They are dedicated to elevating jewelry making from craft to art.

Experience Summary

Projects by Industry

Education

Experience
Elizebeth is a natural teacher to child and adult alike. She gives classes in her home studio for metalwork and henna, and "extra-schools" her children. She is also active in her community as a teen mentor and is a Girl Scout co-leader, and will be earning a Masters in education in the next several years.

Humor

Experience
Elizebeth believes that humor, both light and dark, keep people engaged when they would otherwise be tempted to turn away from a written piece. Her work is typically light-hearted, but she can also write pure comedy.

Kids/Family

Experience
Elizebeth has two daughters, born in 2006 and 2009. She believes in "attachment parenting" and open, honest communications with children.

Music

Experience
Elizebeth is a free-lance musician for instrumental music. She plays bassoon, clarinet, percussion, and several early music instruments for ensembles around her state.

Spirituality

Experience
Elizebeth has always had a fascination by World culture and religion. She grew up in a Catholic household, but soon realized that she was not a believer. She dabbled in various faiths, including Buddhism, Paganism, and Taoism, before settling on identifying as an atheist. She prefers to be classified as a Secular Humanist, however, and finds beauty and wonder in the universe around her.

Nutrition

Experience
Although Elizebeth has not had formal training in nutrition, she spends a good amount of time researching the subject. She wants to make sure that her family is eating the best food they can possibly get, and on a sustainable budget.

Agriculture

Experience
Elizebeth's family owns and lives in a small scale goat farm. They also maintain a vegetable garden, berry bushes, and fruit and nut trees. Although it is technically a hobby farm, they are able to produce more than a gallon of goat milk each day, and produce cheese, yogurt, and other dairy products for family and friends.

Projects By Profession

Copywriter

Experience
Elizebeth is learning quickly what customers are looking for in ghostwritten blogs and online articles. She enjoys researching the subject as needed and creating articles that exactly suit the clients needs.