RESUME

Sherron Ostrander

189 Thomas Drive • Madison, AL 35758

(256) 724-2528 • SimplySO.Write@gmail.com

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Proofreading and line editing
  • Creating and editing WordPress including slugs, alt text, SEO and formatting
  • Familiar with Chicago Manual, APA, and MLA or publisher’s requirements
  • Fast turnaround
  • Ability to work with CEOs, field crews, academics, authors and engineers

WRITING & EDITING PROJECTS

NOVELS

Absolute Darkness by Tina O’Hailey, line editor,  November 1, 2016, Black Rose Writing

Khalsa Warriors series,  7 books, by Kel Sandhu, general editor,  February 2011-2014, Artist Blueprint Company

Magical Spinning Loom  by Kel Sandhu, general editor,  May 2013 Artist Blueprint Company

Swamp Magic by Bobbi Romans, general editor  January 28, 2013, Simon & Schuster

 NONFICTION

Flowers of the Cosmos by John Bossard, line editor,  February 2013

The Tao in Teaching (Spiritual Practice for Leaders of Learning) by Tom Flanagan, line editor,  April 2012

Bobbi Roman’s Recipes for Giant Sized Families on Fairy Sized Budgets! by Bobbi Romans, line editor,  Feb 13, 2017, CreateSpace Publishing

Keeping Hedgehogs as Pets by Alan Stables, ghostwriter,  May 2013, UK

Keeping Parrots, as Pets by Alan Stables, ghostwriter,  May 2013, UK

Keeping Tortoises as Pets by Alan Stables, ghostwriter,  May 2013, UK

Editing and writing short articles, blog posts and web content pages  2008-PRESENT

EMPLOYMENT

 SimplySO    2008 – present

Self-employed as freelance writer, editor and mentor

Velvet Ink     2010-2012
Partner in Woman-Owned writing and editing company. Wrote and edited articles and job proposals, kept payroll, hired subcontractors, managed payables and receivables, prepared taxes.

L. I. Smith & Associates  1993 – present

  • Assistant to the owner: Fill-in accounting and clerical work
  • Proposal writing, brochures and presentations, revision of policy manual, drawing surveys
  • Supervising office staff

Franklin Private School     1998 – 2008

  • Teaching full curriculum in multi-grade setting
  • Curriculum design
  • Steering committee
  • Diploma Requirement committee

Kinko’s Copies         1990 – 1993

1993  Supervisor

Customer service including design and proofing, Operated 12 machines including high speed and color copiers, blueprint machines, binders, and computers etc.

EDUCATION

The University of Tennessee Knoxville  1979-1984
Franklin School Homeschooling Certification  2001.