Diana M. Dean Creative Portfolio

DIANA M. DEAN
Writer • Editor • Bibliophile
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Contact Info:

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Creative Competencies

What's My Story?

I'm an experienced creative professional with superior writing and editing skills seeking full-time employment at a organization where I can merge my professional skills with my passion for storytelling.

Professional Experience

  • I'm a PROFESSIONAL WRITER/EDITOR and VORACIOUS READER with excellent writing, editing, critiquing, and communication skills.

  • 1.5+ years of FREELANCE WRITING WORK crafting book reviews (44), blog posts, feature articles, product-detail descriptions (1,000+), and web copy for a variety of professional venues, including:

    • Crayola

    • Lilly Pulitzer, Inc.

    • Laurel Springs School

    • Conscience VC

  • 13+ years of EDITING and COPYWRITING for multiple platforms and EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT for global online retailer QVC, Inc., a division of Qurate Retail Group. Work included:

    • Emails​

    • Landing Pages

    • Weekly and monthly printed program guides

    • Monthly printed publication, InsideQ

    • Direct mail and paid social ads

    • Push alerts

    • Advertising collateral for company credit card, company-wide events, and vendor relations

    • Manage copywriting team and mentor new writers

Bookish Experience

  • Writing

  • Editing and proofreading

  • Experience with Wix and WordPress content managing systems

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Apple OS operating system

  • Twitter, Facebook, Instagram expert

  • Blog writing and book reviewing

  • 5+ years of BLOGGING ABOUT BOOKS (54+ posts) at my personal website

  • 2+ years of SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS for my Bookstagram account, which has 1,800+ followers.

Writing Samples