Joan R
Professional Writer

She has written articles and copy for many websites and print publications on diverse topics. These topics are food, recipes, gardening, health, travel, science, history, and business Joan wrote a book on Medicaid and Nursing Home Care that was published as a paperback and Kindle book. She has published two e-books with recipes on apples and seasonal produce. She has excellent research skills. ... more...

WriterAccess Profile
Star Rating 3 Stars
Completed Orders 1,598
Last Login 1/20/2019
Location Waterbury, CT
Education Bachelors Degree

Specialties

She has developed recipes for food articles and writes about healthy eating and cooking. When writing health articles she does comprehensive research to give consumers complete information on the topic. A generalist she specializes in food, health, travel, business, lifestyle, history, and science.

Interests

She enjoys reading, watching movies, walking, swimming, taking photos, eating out, and traveling to see interesting locations

Education

Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College
9/1/1996 – 5/1/2000
A.S., Food Service Management
University of Bridgeport
9/1/1972 – 6/1/1976
Journalism/Communications, B.A. Communications

Association Memberships

Writers Village
A professional online community of writers, students, and teachers that offers professional courses in all types of writing. They offer courses in comedy writing, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The organization offers MFA Program and courses. Courses have online classrooms and books where writers learn through practice, teachers, peer review. There are several online writing groups for different genres.

International Womens's Writing Guild
A professional organization that helps women in the publishing world. The organization publishes a monthly newsletter with publishing news and opportunities, sponsors professional workshops, and classes for writers. It has agents that help members get published and promotes opportunities for women around the world in publishing.

Experience Summary

Projects by Industry

Food

Experience
She has developed recipe articles for websites like E-How, So You Wanna, Man Made, She Knows, and Food Reference Website. Her writing experience includes writing profiles, restaurant profiles,marketing, and advertising copy, and industry trends. Joan has written for magazines and newspapers like Paste, She Knows, Cranberry Magazine, Home Cooking, IGA Grocergram, and The Griffin Report. She has an AS in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College. In some of the articles she has developed and tested recipes.

Business

Experience
She has written many business articles and profiles over the years for trade magazines and online websites. Some of the publications were IGA Grocergram, Cranberry, Magazine, Yankee Food Service, Pizza Magazine, and Food Reference site. The business topics covered were diverse food, reals estate, fashion, green products, marketing, sales and more. Online publications she has written for include E-How, Catalog.com, Made Man, Paste, and The Examiner. She has written many business articles for Writers Access as a ghost writer. She has a B.A in Journalism Communications and a A.S. in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Community College.

Auto

Experience
She has written about antique auto restoration process for a web design company. As a ghost writer, she has written many auto articles, blogs, and promotional pieces about cars for Writers Access and TextBroker. These articles were for auto dealers and car websites about safety features, technology, luxury and economy cars, special features, interior and exterior features, and pricing. She use in depth research for each article.

Medical

Experience
She has written a book called The Complete Guide to Medicaid and Nursing Home Costs Care for seniors for Atlantic Publishing. It is about the health system in the United States. She has written many medical articles, and blogs for E-How, Made Man, Atlantic Health Solutions and as a ghost writer for Writers Access about diseases, treatments, plastic surgery, dental health, heart disease, chiropractic care, diabetes and cancer. She has excellent research skills.

Nutrition

Experience
She has an A.S. in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College. She has written many recipes article for websites and print publications that focused on nutrition. She has written about the diabetic food pyramid, diets, recipes that use less fat and sugar, the importance of exercise, and wheat free flours for baking. Her articles have appeared in the Examiner, E-How, Food Reference, Made Man, and several print publications.

Home Living

Experience
She has written several articles on home living topics. These topics include decorating, gardening, cleaning solutions, food preparation, storage, and how to use kitchen appliances for online websites and magazines. She has a B.A in Journalism Communications and A.S. in Food Service Management. Some of the sites she has written for are E-How, Made Man, The Examiner, So You Wanna She has written many ghost related articles on home living for Writers Access and Text Broker.

Health

Experience
She has written several articles and blogs on health topics for Atlantic Imaging, Writers Access, E-How, Man Made, So You Wanna, A and Catalog.com websites. The topics covered were supplements, blood pressure, diabetic pyramids, cancer, skin treatments, sleep disorders, chiropractic treatments, allergies, treatments for high blood pressure, and other health topics. Joan wrote The Complete Guide to Medicaid and Nursing Home Care for the Atlantic Publishing Company. Other articles were about foods healthy diets. Some blogs were written for patients to help them learn more about the doctor's specialty. She has good internet research skills and uses reliable sources.

Travel

Experience
She has written travel articles for the Examiner about CT, for Travel, Trails, Paste, Made Man and Travel.com. The articles were about CT Travel include hiking trails, state parks, restaurant profiles, entertainment, festivals, museums, coffee houses, and state parks. She has written articles and promotional pieces about other locations in the United States as a ghostwriter for Writers Access and TextBroker.

Hospitality

Experience
She has written articles for E-How, Paste, Man Made, Travels, Trails, and The Examiner on restaurants, hotels, motels, supermarkets, and industry trends that affect them. Articles include restaurant profiles, short product descriptions, news articles, to features. Articles have appeared online and in print publications. She has several years experience in food marketing and product retrieval. Joan has an AS in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College which is part of the Hospitality Program.

Kids/Family

Experience
She has written educational supplemental lesson plans for E-How for elementary school children. Some of the topics covered were simple science experiments with baking soda, lemon juice, salt, and bubbles. Other articles covered creative poetry and internet research projects for children on the rain forest. She wrote a few articles for the Christian Science Monitor for Kids Space.

Education

Experience
She has written supplemental lesson plans and articles for elementary school and middle school students in science, history, and language arts for E-How, Sciencing, and Living Through History. Joan wrote a few articles for children for the Christian Science Monitor special section called Kid's Space. These articles covered the topics of sandwich history, apple pie, and interviews with children's authors. She believes that finding a way to engage a child's interest in learning is an important part of writing for them.

Projects by SEO Skill

SEO Keyword Requirements

Experience
She has written many SEO articles as a ghost writer for Writers, Access, and Text Broker that require a certain keyword density. Topics were business, diet, fashion, health, food, travel, music, and fitness. Joan has written for E-How, Travels, Trails, Man Made, Life Tips, So You Wanna and others websites. Most article range from 300 to 500 words in length.

Projects By Asset Type

Product Description

Experience
I have written product descriptions for food, gardening, appliances, health products, hotels, restaurants, and nutritional supplements for websites. I have B.A in Journalism/Communications from the University of Bridgeport and A.S. in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College.

Article

Experience
She writes articles on diverse range of topics. The topics are food, gardening, health, travel, cooking, diet, business, history, science, lifestyle, and gardening.

Copywriting

Experience
She has written copy for many websites about, food, vegetarian cooking, health, businesses, autos, lifestyle, travel and other general interest topics. She specializes in travel, food, and hospitality. Joan has a AS in Food Service Management from Naugatuck Valley Techncial Community College and BA in Journalism Communications from the University of Bridgeport. She has written copy for websites and print publications.

News Story

Experience
She has written news articles for The Examiner, Yankee Food Service, Fine Foods Magazine, The Catholic Transcript, and as a ghost writer for Writers Access and Text Broker. publications Her work includes online and print publications.

Book

Experience
She wrote a Book on Medicaid and Nursing Home Care for the Elderly for Atlantic Publishing Company. The book covers health care options and how to protect assets. It goes into state by state programs so readers can find programs to help their loved ones get good care. Elder lawyers are discussed and stay at home programs too. In addition she has written two e-books for Self Help Guides on Cooking With Apples and Seasonal Produce.

Projects By Profession

Copywriter

Experience
She have written web copy for many different businesses for their websites. Some of these businesses include: telecommunications, insurance, garden centers, diet products, consumer goods, grocery stores, food distributors, restaurants, auto restoration, and fashion. Other forms of writing include articles, press releases, and public service announcements. Joan has written news articles, and instructional material.

Journalist

Experience
She has written many profiles and news articles for newspapers and magazines. Some of the topics include business profiles, industry news and trends and innovative programs for the community. Some of the topics covered were food industry, hospitals, gardening, religion, and other general interest topics. She has written for IGA Grocergram, Cranberry Magazine, Griffin Report, New England Entertainment Digest and Christian Science Monitor.

Projects by Writing Style

Promotional

Experience
She has written promotional copy for many websites on different topics. Some of the topics include food, health, travel, green living, beauty products, clothing and gardening. She tries to identify the key sales point when writing promotional pieces while finding news value for the customer.

Journalistic

Experience
She has written new articles, profiles and copy for newspapers, websites and magazines. She researches topics completely using many web and print sources. When writing she looks for news trends and facts that deliver value to the reader. She tries to present information in an objective manner.