Alannah Sharry

Writer, Developmental Editor, Editor

Versatile Content Writer and Savvy Editor Ready to To Work on Your Project!

Fresh, relevant and error-free content is a must-have for your web and social platforms, but it can be challenging to stay on top of, with everything else you need to accomplish. I partner with small businesses to build up their brands and engage with their clients through meaningful digital content. Let me support your efforts by creating engaging web copy, blog posts, and articles crafted to boost your online presence, or proofread an important document or printed collateral to ensure that your work is flawless.

Contract me for:

- SEO Articles, Blog Posts, and Web Content
- Press Releases
- Email Newsletters
- Copyediting/Proofreading Projects

My professional writing and editorial experience spans 12 years, and includes working on …

… fact-checking film scripts and transcribing and captioning video for documentary films for American Experience (WGBH Boston) .
… writing and developmental editing educational activities on an editorial team for PBS Kids.
… press materials, including press releases and media advisories for the extremely busy Chicago Public School District.
… digital content for an educational publisher, with an emphasis on copywriting and art direction for email marketing campaigns.

Please reach out for samples or references.

Thank you so much for stopping by, and I look forward to working with you!
Categories
Content Types
Article, Website Copy, Press Release, Blog Post, Email Newsletter
More Information
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bachelor of Arts, 2007
Emerson College, Copyediting Certificate, 2010
Chicago, IL, USA|English, Spanish
Publications
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Published Blog Posts

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cps.edu MIT womens initiative spotlight article sample
worldbookblog.wordpress.com
Blog Post
10 Little-known facts about Thanksgiving

Content Marketing effort for World Book Online. I researched and wrote a collection of topical blog posts for World Book Ink, that drew on World Book educational resources and linked back to paid online content.

November 24th, 2014
jasminreeseinteriors.tumblr.com
Blog Post
Spring Style Ahead
March 26th, 2017
worldbookblog.wordpress.com
Blog Post
Día de Los Muertos: A Mexican Tradition

Content Marketing effort for World Book Online. I researched and wrote a collection of topical blog posts for World Book Ink, that drew on World Book educational resources and linked back to paid online content.

October 21st, 2014
bluedoorpainting.com
Blog Post
July Color of the Month: Blush

Content marketing effort for a interior/exterior house painting company in Chicago, Blue Door Painting. I wrote a series on paint colors with a nod to interior design.

July 11th, 2016
worldbookblog.wordpress.com
Blog Post
This week in history: Iconic baseball player Joe DiMaggio was born this week in 1914

Content Marketing effort for World Book Online. I researched and wrote a collection of topical blog posts for World Book Ink, that drew on World Book educational resources and linked back to paid online content.

July 15th, 2015
bluedoorpainting.com
Blog Post
Pack a Punch with the Color of the Month

Content marketing effort for a interior/exterior house painting company in Chicago, Blue Door Painting. I wrote a series on paint colors with a nod to interior design.

August 3rd, 2016
bluedoorpainting.com
Blog Post
September Color of the Month: Blue

Content marketing effort for a interior/exterior house painting company in Chicago, Blue Door Painting. I wrote a series on paint colors with a nod to interior design.

September 1st, 2016

Web Content and Art Direction

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Ad/Promotional Copy
World eBooks Brochure
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Article
Featured Creature Sample 1

Created "Featured Creature" series for elementary- middle school readers, highlighting one animal of the day using World Book Online content.

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Article
Featured Creature Sample 2

Created "Featured Creature" series for elementary- middle school readers, highlighting one animal of the day using World Book Online content.

Promotional Emails

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Ad/Promotional Copy
History Day Promotional Email

Provided art direction and copywriting for promotional marketing emails for World Book

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Ad/Promotional Copy
Animal Day Promotional Email

Provided art direction and copywriting for promotional marketing emails for World Book

Published Articles

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Article
CPS.EDU Spotlight Article_Global Classroom

Series of "Spotlight" articles published on cps.edu, featuring uplifting stories about Chicago Public School students and staff. I researched and interviewed, then wrote the articles.

May 14th, 2012
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CPS.EDU Spotlight_ MIT Women's Initiative

Series of "Spotlight" articles published on cps.edu, featuring uplifting stories about Chicago Public School students and staff. I researched and interviewed, then wrote the articles.

February 15th, 2012
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