Susan Jones

Susan Jones

Freelance Writer/Editor/Proofreader serving Individuals and Small Businesses

Greater Los Angeles Area
Writing and Editing

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Susan Jones' Summary

⇨ Sue J is a Freelance Writer/Editor/Proofreader focused on writings that benefit from a creative edge. Her own writing is expertly crafted and does more than inform; it tells a story. She's a meticulous proofreader and a detail-driven, big-picture-minded editor. Her diversified work career includes 30+ years in administrative and technical positions where strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills were the keystone to her success.

⇨ In recent years, Sue has focused on deeper studies of the writing craft, the nuances of grammar and punctuation, and the art of storytelling (in both fiction and nonfiction). She co-wrote a published book on the effects of the World Trade Center disaster on first responders and their families, has been writing creative, personal essays for a blog about life transitions for several years, and also writes blog posts and articles for a nature and travel blog. She has used creative writing and storytelling techniques in both informal and formal writings, the latter including grant proposal writing where she successfully acquired critical funds for a domestic violence shelter.

Personally, Sue loves to write nonfiction essays, flash fiction, and short stories. She's currently writing a memoir and has developed outlines for several long-form fiction projects. Beyond writing, she has a deep appreciation for nature, visual art, and a wide variety of music. Within these interests, she sees common themes, including: the use of contrast to draw attention where needed; the importance of white space to allow a piece to breathe; the power of brevity; and the presence of a certain flow and rhythm in almost everything in art and in life.

This is HER story. Let her help you tell YOUR story.



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Susan Jones' Courses

    • Grant Writing & the NonProfit Industry
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Embracing Creativity
    • Leadership Development & Social Networking
    • Decision Making & Critical Thinking
    • Advanced MS Excel
    • Advanced MS Word
    • Team Building, Goal Setting, Time Management
  • Independent Coursework

    • Fundamentals of Technical Writing
    • Keys to Effective Editing
    • Grammar Refresher
    • Write and Publish Nonfiction
    • Write Fiction Like a Pro
    • Adobe Dreamweaver Basics
    • Adobe Illustrator Basics
    • Adobe Photoshop Basics

Susan Jones' Skills & Expertise

  1. Editing
  2. Blogging
  3. Research
  4. Program Management
  5. Security
  6. Training
  7. Non-profits
  8. Network Security
  9. Microsoft Word
  10. HTML
  11. Copy Editing
  12. Microsoft Excel
  13. Cisco Technologies
  14. PowerPoint
  15. Analysis
  16. Networking
  17. Nonprofits
  18. Creative Writing
  19. Technical Writing
  20. Creative Nonfiction Writing
  21. Proofreading
  22. Leadership
  23. Integration
  24. Business Writing
  25. Policy
  26. WordPress
  27. Troubleshooting
  28. Management
  29. Visio
  30. Enterprise Network Security
  31. Two-factor Authentication
  32. Systems Analysis
  33. Information Flow
  34. Risk Assessment
  35. Comparison Shopping
  36. Purchase Recommendations
  37. Network Engineering
  38. Grants
  39. Microsoft PowerPoint
  40. Adobe Illustrator
  41. Grant Writing
  42. Software Documentation
  43. Newsletters
  44. Time Management
  45. System Administration
  46. Project Management
  47. Information Analysis
  48. System Deployment
  49. Adobe Dreamweaver
  50. IT Documentation

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