Stephanie Tillman





ADHD: Life is Beautiful
by Nico J. Genes

Best Emergency Addresses
by Alice Mitchell

Madam Rhino: Troubled Waters
by Chris Lewis

The Other Side: Five Rules for Leading with Influence
by Jason A. Hunt

A Compassionate Guide for Social Robots
by Marcel Heerink


Tennessee General Assembly
Seasonal Proofreader
December 2017 – April 2018, November 2018 – May 2019, November 2019 – present

  • Examine, proofread, recorded, correct, and deliver confidential legal documents for punctuation, spelling, and grammar
  • Verify information for personalized resolutions and proclamations that were ceremoniously presented across the state
  • Occasionally revise for clarity, consistency, and correctness
  • Work with legal researcher to ensure formatting followed the style guide
  • Editing allows for resolutions, proclamations, and future laws and their amendments to be read clearly and correctly, with no room for ambiguity or error
  • Work late hours every week to ensure legal researchers and attorneys secured the information and revisions they needed before committee meetings
  • Maintain composure during stressful situations that involve intense deadlines, including incidents where documents were up to 60 pages long but needed finished in limited time

Sunday School Publishing Board
Contracted Editor
August 2017 – present

  • Work with historical documents, cleaning them and making them easily read once translated into a digital medium and hard-copy publication
  • Edit Sunday School materials for consistency, grammar, and punctuation so that teachers and students alike can understand the material, using their style guide and the Chicago Manual of Style as references for formatting
  • Use Microsoft Word, Google Drive, Google Docs, and Gmail for communication and projects

Text Annotator
October 2016 – February 2019

  • Work with proprietary software for linguistic AI development by annotating information and other text on webpages
  • Answer questions that have been asked via search engines for a private Fortune 500 company

Professional Independent Contractor
Editor and Writer
April 2015 – present

  • Past and Present Clients: Upwork Talent Innovation/Upwork Enterprise Talent, Marcel Heerink, Charlene Rhinehart, Dr. Ginseng, Sollabec Marketing, Ramon J. Thomas, Ace Food Handlers, Unwelcome Greetings LLC, RPM Services, Private ghostwriting client, Consulting Collective,, J.N. Davis Roofing Co, Sark Custom Awnings, Alpha Beta Commerce, WordPress Interns, Marianna Tabares Writing, Jason A. Hunt, Dr. Aafaque Akhter, Mag Retelewski, The Binary Options Guru
  • Edit email content, website content, and legal documentation for business professionals
  • Manage a variety of social network accounts while remotely communicating with clients across the world
  • Organized and strategized interns with video-call software (Zoom and Skype) and WordPress
  • Develop search-engine-optimized content for a variety of clients
  • Act as linguistic consultant for Korean-American client
  • Train with English pronunciation and communication
  • Combine and revise books through several drafts each
  • Extensively edit, rewrite, manage, and summarize website pages, medical descriptions, product descriptions, articles, and social media
  • Transcribe content of legal videos for purposes of translation

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Graduate Teaching Assistant
June 2013 – May 2015

  • Developed curricula for and taught 4 sections of English 100: Introduction to College Writing
  • Took phone calls, answered emails, catalogued students, produced video tutoring sessions, and scheduled tutoring appointments
  • Discussed and explained complex topics to students with a variety of abilities and experiences, working regularly with ESL students and disabled students
  • Worked one-on-one to adjust students to college course expectations

College Heights Herald, Bowling Green, KY
Copy Editor/Copy Desk Chief (Spring 2012)
August 2008 – December 2012

  • Hired and managed staff of 9 copy editors
  • Attended weekly meetings to determine budget and topics for upcoming stories
  • Edited for Associated Press style, grammar, syntax, and punctuation
  • Approved final versions of all stories (proofreading, fact-checking)


Western Kentucky University Graduate School
Bowling Green, Kentucky
May 2015
Master of the Arts — English, concentration in Creative Writing, Poetry
Thesis: Between Two Worlds
GPA: 3.55


95 WPM typing speed, telecommuting, research, line-by-line editing, formatting, publication, problem-solving, public-speaking, basic visual design, multi-tasking, executing projects from beginning to end, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Macs, Scrivener, ProWritingAid, volunteering, public libraries, online archival database usage, Google Drive, webinar/video-call software, WordPress, SurveyMonkey

Writing and Editing Genres: Legal, Article, Blog, Novel, Short Story, Essay, Fiction, Genre Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Press Release, Copywriting, Creative Nonfiction, Persuasive, Marketing Copy, Ghostwriting, Technical, Academic, Book and Product Review, Newsletter, Newspaper, SEO, Screenwriting, Audio/Video Transcription

Publication: Online Publishing, Web Editing, Content Management, Social Networking, Content Development, Content Strategy, Formatting, Demographics, Research, Fact-Checking, Proofreading, Blogging, Blogger Networking and Relations, Interviews, Accessibility, Line Editing, Copy Editing

Content Styles: APA, MLA, Chicago, Associated Press

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More information is available upon request.