R. C.

Writer and Editor

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Experience: 23 Years
Location: Washington, DC


As a writer, I work on a wide variety of projects, including content for social media and websites, the design and development of online and traditional classroom courses, newsletters, ad copy, and case studies. I have also edited fiction (novels and screenplays) and nonfiction (books, journal articles, and technical papers).

I am accustomed to researching complex content and writing about it in a compelling, dynamic way. My clients appreciate my attention to detail, project management skills, and my ability to lead a team, participate collaboratively in a group, or work alone. As an editor, I respect the writer's content and never try to impose my style on the writer's voice.


Designed and developed instructional content for 25+ online or traditional classroom training coursesWrote 15+ facilitator guides for interactive simulations on topics like teen cell phone use, boat safety, reducing infection risks in hospitals, football, and ethical leadership in the militaryEdited 80+ articles for a military family websiteEdited 12 novels in the genres of mystery, middle grade readers, young adult, romantic suspense, and Christian, along with a historical work, an oral history, a memoir and scripts for a mini-series and a romantic comedy

Education / Qualifications

Dickinson College
Bachelor's degree, English and history
The Johns Hopkins University
Master of Arts, creative writing


Content Writing
Instructional design


Recommendations (4)

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Lyn McCall

Interactive Movie Creator

May 2nd 2016
I recommend R. with utmost enthusiasm. She has created numerous top-notch products for our company, always been on time and on budget. She requires very little guidance and virtually no management. I will continue to work with her at every opportunity.
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Laurinda Wallace

Mystery Author, Publisher at Moonlight Canyon Press

May 2nd 2016
R. is an integral part of my freelance publishing team and has edited five novels for me over the last four years. Her attention to detail and ability to help me find the right word have helped improve my writing skills, as well as polish each book. R. is a complete professional, meets deadlines, and is always available if I have questions. Without her guidance, patience, and insightful corrections, I don't believe my own writing business would be on such a successful track. I have no hesitation in recommending her for projects large or small.
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Mark DeRosa

Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics at Definitive Logic

May 6th 2016
I had the pleasure of working with R. on several training-related projects. Rose's technical writing and editing skills were of great value on multiple occasions. R. is capable of understanding subject matter quickly and making sure the message is aligned with the target audience. For example, R. worked with me on a data warehouse training course and she provided critical feedback, innovative input, and technically sound alternatives almost immediately. In addition to her technical skills, R. also possesses the soft skills required to organize and manage the work/schedule. She's flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and always looking for ways to succeed. I'd welcome the opportunity to work with R. again in the future.

Kimber Helms

Tutor at Kaplan Test Prep

May 9th 2016
For perspective, I have an English degree, tutor pre-college students to take the SAT/ACT in English, and write screenplays. I’m picky, and R. C. is the only person that I trust with my material. She is a writer’s writer and editor. Her skills are beyond compare, and the bonus is that she finishes jobs in a timely manner, is a pleasure to work with, and adds value on every project.

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