List of Skills

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Academic: Advising, Publishing, Tutoring, Writing, University Teaching English/Writing, Essays, Curriculum Development, Graduate School, ESL Tutoring, Video Tutoring, Blackboard

Cloud Storage Usage: Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud

Content Styles: APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Associated Press

Corporate: Teamwork, Team Leadership, Appointment Scheduling, Editing, Problem-Solving, Critical Thinking, Brainstorming, Nonprofits, Volunteer Management, Microsoft Office Suite, Spreadsheets, Remote Access, Telecommuting, Presentations, Slideshows, Public Speaking

Database Usage:, EBSCO Host, Lexis Nexis, Project Gutenberg, JSTOR, Project Muse, MLA International Bibliography, Google Scholar

Education Platforms: Teachable, Udemy, Skillshare, Infostack, Thinkific

Visual Design: GIMP, Canva, Typefaces/Fonts, Web Design (Basic), HTML (Basic), Javascript (Basic), BBCode (Basic), Screenhunter 6.0 & 7.0, PowerPoint, Designrr, Society6, RedBubble, Template Usage, Digital Photography, Flickr, Photoshop (Basic), Book Covers, Digital Banners

Freelance: Editing, Writing, Remote Communication, Research, Compiling, Proofreading, Social Media Management, Tutoring, Consulting, Brainstorming, Audio Transcription

Hardware Usage: Scanners, Printers, Copiers, Cell Phones, Wired Phones, Landlines, Wireless Phones, Laptops, Desktops, Digital and Analog Projectors, Apple Pencil, Android, iPhone, iPad, Kindle, Nook, Microsoft Tablet, Macs, Windows (95, 98, 2000/ME, XP, Vista, 7, 10)

Literature: American, World, British, Classics, Literary Analysis, Genre, Poetry, Drama, Contemporary

Publication: Online Publishing, Web Editing, Content Management, Social Networking, Line Editing, Content Development, Content Strategy, Formatting, Demographics, Research, Fact-Checking, Proofreading, Blogging, Blogger Networking and Relations, Interviews, Writer’s Market, Writer’s Digest, Submittable, Accessibility, Draft2Digital, CreateSpace/Kindle Direct Publishing

Social Media Usage, Networking, and Management: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, StumbleUpon, DeviantArt, Google Hangouts, Hashtags, Flickr, Instant Messaging, Cisco Jabber, Blogger, Blogspot, Zapier, Buffer, TweetDeck, MailChimp, HootSuite, Survey Monkey, IFTTT, Medium

Webinar, Video-Call, and Audio Programs and Sites: Zoom, GoToWebinar, Skype, WebinarJam, Google Hangouts, TeamViewer, Audacity, Audible, iTunes

Word Processors: Microsoft Word & Works, Google Docs, Scrivener, ProWritingAid, Corel WordPerfect, Twine, Hemingway, WordPad, Notepad, WordPress, Apple Pages, OneNote

Writing and Editing Genres: Legal, Articles, Blogs, Drama, Novels, Short Stories, Essays, Fiction, Genre Fiction, Poetry, Press Releases, Professional, Copywriting, NaNoWriMo, Creative Nonfiction, Persuasive, Copywriting, Marketing Copy, Ghostwriting, Technical, Academic, Book and Product Reviews, Email, Newsletters, Newspapers, SEO Copywriting, Screenwriting, Audio Transcription

Video Game Consoles and Handhelds: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES); Sega Genesis; Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Advance SP; Nintendo 64; Nintendo GameCube; Nintendo DS & 3DS; PlayStation 1, 2, 3, & 4; Xbox 360; Custom-Built Gaming PC

Awards, Honors, Activities, Competitions, & More:

  • presented at the WKU English Department’s 12th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture. 
  • former Science Olympiad member (competed): 2nd place in Rocks & Minerals, Honorable Mention in Astronomy, 3rd place in Fossils, 3rd place in Astronomy, 3rd place in Rocks & Minerals, 3rd place in Food Science
  • attended an exclusive science camp
  • former member of FBLA, Beta Club, National Honor Society (graduated with stole), Writing Club, DECA, SkillsUSA (competed), Drama Club (Secretary) (graduated with cords) (served as props master, stage manager, stagehand, usher, extra, and lead actor), French Honor Society (graduated with cords), Knowledge Masters (competed), Model UN (competed), History Team (competed at state level), Gamers’ Guild (Internal Guild Master), Creative Writing Guild (which is on indefinite hiatus)
  • former FFA Officer (Reporter and Senior Advisor), FFA State Degree, attended State and National Conventions, won Bronze in Ag Issues at the National Convention, attended FFA Leadership Camp 3 years in a row, competed in numerous categories
  • former Copy Desk Chief at the nationally acclaimed College Heights Herald newspaper
  • hundreds of hours of volunteer work at my local public library and other nonprofit organizations; regularly donate clothes, time, money, and toys to charitable organizations
  • participant in National Novel Writing Month (multiple times)
  • attended SOKY Book Fest and Writers Conference, Women in Publishing Summit, Transformational Authors Summit
  • attended NASA’s Adult Space Camp