Think or Thwim



Harford Community College      Bel Air, Maryland       General Studies

  • Associate of Arts degree.

Towson University                     Towson, MD               English

  • Bachelor of Science degree, Cum Laude.
  • Departmental Honors in English- Honors Thesis: Regional Short Fiction (Conowingo)

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS_________________________________________                 

  • Writing to a deadline, per guidelines and desired voice
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Researching with an eye for the unusual and the little-known facts
  • Fact checking to provide accuracy of quotes and citations, often using primary sources
  • Self-motivated, independent, remote worker with the ability to remain flexible
  • Semi-bilingual in Spanish
  • Versed in AP and MLA styles
  • Experienced with CMS (text and graphics) such as WordPress
  • Conversant with social media (Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, et al.)


  • Content Writer/Blogger: Target Local/Evolution Internet   April 2013-Present
    Created original web copy based on briefs to meet the needs of various clients
  • Item Writer: HumRRO Nov 2012-Present                                                                    Fact-checked and composed Shop Information (SI) test items for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)items for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) per guidelines
  • Writer: Boom Industries  July 2012-Present                                                                          Researched and wrote original Useless Information trivia questions per guidelines

  • Journalist:   Sept 2010-Feb 2012                                                                  Freelance contributor covering human interest and local events for Aberdeen, Havre de Grace, Bel Air
  • Copywriter:   July 1010-Oct 2010                                                                CLC, wrote hundreds of short (>100 words) directory listings of local businesses

SOCIAL MEDIA________________________________________________          

PRINT CREDITS________________________________________________________          

  • Towson (MD) Times: March 21, 1990.  Stanza:  Four Poems by Linda Childers.
  • Family:  The Magazine for Military Wives: February 1994. “Building Bridges.” 
  • Coastal Living: March-April 1998.  Currents:  Big Shots 
  • Coastal Living: September-October, 1998.  Currents:  In Mourning
  • Coastal Living: September-October, 1999.  Currents:  What A Find
  • Mason-Dixon Arrive: October, 2009.  Over the Back Fence: Community Events
  • Playboy: October 2010.  Letter to the Editor:  The Correct Crab..

OTHER WRITINGS______________________________________________________          

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