Jessica Pearce

Copy Editor, Copywriter, Editor, Writer

I write with a creative, distinctive voice for you.

Writing is the art of permanent expression. When we speak, our words get lost in the air. When we write, our words have depth and staying power.
I have over two years experience working as a magazine feature writer, an interim magazine editor, a newspaper article writer, and an advertising copywriter and editor.
I also have 4.5 years of experience teaching secondary high school English at the remedial, standard, and advanced levels. I have taught hundreds of students to write and edit their own quality work. As a result, I have become an expert at editing and revising others' work in addition to my own.
While teaching overseas in Bangalore, India I documented my cultural experiences in my travel blog, Bangalore City Limits. In the past year I have also developed a personal style website and blog, I consider writing for an online audience a fun, creative challenge that continues to expand my skills as a writer.
Content Types
Article, Blog Post, Whitepaper, Ebook, Social Copy, Website Copy, Interview, Product Description, Case Study, Press Release, Direct Mail, Infographic Copy, Email Newsletter, Guide, Script, Commercial, Recipe, Landing Page, Checklist
More Information
University of Alaska, Anchorage, Bachelor of Arts, English
Greenville University, Bachelor of Arts, Music
Waco, TX, USA|English

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Texappeal April 2015

I was the Interim Managing Editor for this issue of Tex Appeal Magazine while the head editor was on a leave of absence. I managed and coordinated article submission, photographers, graphics and deadlines. In addition I wrote several of the articles in the issue, including the cover feature. See p. 8, "Letter From the Editor"; Pp. 52-55, "High-End Looks for Less"; Pp. 56-57, "Homes for Feline Friends Crafted With Care"

April 12, 2015
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Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin, Texas was voted one of the best destination spas in the world by Conde Nast Traveler. Explore the peaceful environs with me as I sample all this laid-back luxury resort has to offer... Read full article on pp. 34-36 of:

April 30, 2015
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Most women understand the need for a separate work wardrobe, but many often face the dilemma of what to wear in more specific work scenarios. What can a woman wear in an interview, for instance, to convey competency while still retaining her femininity?... I coordinated this entire feature, from sourcing models and fashions to arranging photography, makeup, and location shooting. I also wrote and edited the piece. Read full article, Pp. 10-15:

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Explore the natural delights of Walker Honey Farm and Dancing Bee Winery in Rogers, Texas. Life here looks tame on the surface, but inside it's buzzing! Full article, Pp. 30-32:
Indian grocery in Temple connects food with memory

Take a trip to India from the middle of Central Texas as I explore an authentic Indian grocery store operating in Temple, Texas.

June 15, 2015
Mayborn conference bridges 'Great Divide'

The annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference brings together thought-provoking authors and speakers to tackle writers' toughest questions: Who should be telling another's story? What qualifies them to write it? How should they begin to address the inequalities in society? Read on...

July 19, 2015

Fashion and Style

Landing Page
Discover Your Personal Style. Save Money While You're At It.

My website and blog focus on crafting your own personal style, practicing sustainable fashion, and honing your bargain-hunting skills. I have created everything on this site from start to finish. I have not hired outside graphic designers or web coders.

August 27, 2018
Blog Post
Slow Fashion Fabulous: Get More Value From Your Values

Find out how Slow Fashion helps us: control our budgets, extend Earth’s resources, decrease poverty, increase clothing quality, craft personal style, and cultivate the element of surprise.

January 6, 2019
Blog Post
Top 5 Sustainable Style Resolutions for the New Year

Sustainable style addresses the whole person, combining who we are to "be" and what we are to "do." Here's how to make lasting style changes sure to stretch throughout the year--not just January.

December 31, 2018
Blog Post
The Real September Issue: How to Work the Trends

Although editorial fashion shoots are highly artistic, they often leave the general public wondering how in the world to actually wear the outlandish designs. I've culled together the top fall style trends and described how to wear them.

September 5, 2018
Blog Post
How to Shop Like a Guerilla

Get in. Get out. Get the bargain. Learn my "guerilla shopping" tricks to shop strategically and bag your bargains faster than ever.

August 23, 2018

Travel Writing

Blog Post
I Must've Seen a Thousand Stars...

Join me in Bangalore, India as I enjoy my own Diwali adventure atop the Goldfinch Hotel Bangalore's terrace restaurant.

November 13, 2012
Blog Post
We. Must. Have. Chai.

The best way to experience a country is to take it by mouth with a glass of chai. "You are what you eat" has never been more true than in India, where chai reigns supreme.

June 28, 2012
Blog Post

While I lived and taught English in Bangalore, India I maintained a travel blog. This post provides a glimpse into my everyday life in a middle-class Indian neighborhood during a power outage.

May 8, 2013
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