Laura Blakney
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Laura Blakney

Creative Writer, Editor


New Wesminster, Canada


Update: As of September 2015 I am also a full time college student. I am returning to school to further my education. I will still be available for part time work. I am an experienced writer and editor. I am a very creative person who has successfully completed many short term and long term assignments. Let me show you what I can do for you! I have held several full time editing/writing positions over the course of several years. My responsibilities included editing and writing a wide variety of content types. My high test scores prove my proficiency in ... moreand knowledge of the English language, of which I am a native speaker. I work on other freelancing sites as well as oDesk, so my experience tracked on oDesk is only a partial representation of my full work experience. I have extensive freelancing experience in the following categories: Editing, proofreading SEO Articles/blogs Press releases Novels, Fiction, e-Books Website content, product descriptions Marketing email content Converting PDF's to editable text, creating PDF's, transcribing graphics to text, etc. ...and much more. Here are a few of the many subjects that I have written about for blogs, website content, and articles. There's a good chance that I've written a blog on your project topic even if it isn't listed here. * Payday Loans, Online Banking * Music, Art, Dance, Film and Theater, Photography * Entertainment * Health and Beauty, Weight Loss, Fashion * Legal News * Cabinetry and Home Design * Social Media, Online Marketing, Website Design, SEM, SEO, e-Commerce * Restaurant, coffee shop, and flower shop topics * Medical tips and news, Medical Services and Ailment Descriptions * Home Insurance * Real Estate * Vehicles/Car Repair * Children and Family I was a writing manager for a large writing company for 9 months, and I worked for a large website company as head blog writer and social media manager for almost a year. I also held another long long term editing position, and I'm currently working part time for a client I've been working with for over a year. In my free time I'm writing several historical fiction novels of my own which, I will be publishing upon their completion. I also run a small side business performing as a violinist for weddings and other events. I manage the business myself, so I have firsthand experience with small business topics. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

    Sahara Case

    No feedback given

    12 hours
    $15.00 / hr
    $177.50 earned

  • Nov 2013 - Dec 2013

    We need an article writer for a new blog
    Was a very easy person to work with. Everything was great.
    7 hours
    $14.44 / hr
    $93.86 earned

  • Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

    To Copy Edit/ Proof Read Business Related One Page Articles

    No feedback given

    1 hour
    $15.00 / hr
    $15.00 earned

  • Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

    Social Media PR and general marketing

    No feedback given

    22 hours
    $15.00 / hr
    $332.50 earned

  • Nov 2012 - Jun 2013

    Website Copy Writer

    No feedback given

    199 hours
    $14.44 / hr
    $2,878.46 earned

  • Oct 2012 - Mar 2013

    Science Fiction Writer
    $111.11 earned
    Fixed Price

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals) 3.10 Above Average 30 mins
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test 3.60 Above Average 20 mins
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version) 4.25 Top 30% 17 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.60 Top 10% 17 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version) 4.50 Top 20% 17 mins

Work History

99% Job Success
4,264 hours worked
29 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week


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