Darlene League Freelance Writer

Location: Baxter, TN USA
Telephone: 931-529-1104
Email: writing.for.me.1961@gmail.com

Writing is my passion.

My career skills are varied:

    • Since 1997 I have been a Geographic Information Specialist (GIS) with the City of Cookeville TN USA Gas Department. I have worked with the City of Cookeville in various positions since May 1989.
    • In the past, I have been adjunct faculty with Nashville State Technology Center – Cookeville Campus. I have created training materials and booklets for students and faculty.
    • I have worked retail at Books A Million (BAM) to increase my knowledge of book sales, categories, best-selling genres.
    • My ambition is to be a Freelance Writer full-time in the future.

Core Skills

  • Works well with computers & software
  • Works well without direct supervision
  • Completes typical data entry projects
  • Understands online processes
  • Creates articles, eBooks, & newsletters
  • Researches subjects, creates project materials, meets or exceeds deadlines
  • Completes public speaking roles

Key Projects

  • House Hunters Handbook
    • Ongoing creation of Monthly Articles for real estate professionals since 2013.
  • LendingOne
    • Ongoing creation of two weekly content page/blog posts since March 2017.

Ghost Written Projects for Multiple Clients Online with Upwork (Formerly oDesk and Elance)

  • eBooks
    • Decorating Ideas – Decluttering
    • Minimalists
    • Shipping Container Living
    • Baseboard Heating Systems
    • Embroidery Techniques
    • Fifteen Crochet Problems & How to Solve Them
    • Dentistry
    • Am I Pregnant?
    • Body Language
    • The Alpha Male
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Manners for Children How to Teach Kids Manners & Raise a Polite Child
    • 100 Affirmations to Inspire Your Life
    • Anti-Inflammatory Diet
    • BRAT Diet
    • Mediterranean Diet
    • Fast Metabolism Diet
    • Ayurvedic Cookbook
    • Oil Pulling Techniques for Better Health
    • Home Schooling for Middle School – Is Home Schooling Right for My Family?
    • Leading and Managing Teams
    • Entrepreneurs vs Managers
    • And many other subjects.
  • Training and Quiz Generation Projects
    • MS Word Quiz
    • Ocean eBook Quiz & Answers
    • QuickBooks Training Guide 2009 for Tennessee Small Business Development Center
      • Complete Guide with Screen Shots and Graphics
      • Taught a one-day seminar (Three times) using QuickBooks Training Guide

Key Achievements 

  • Future Writers of America Short Story Contest – 8th Place – $100 Prize – “Briar’s Edge”
  • ByLine Magazine Inspirational Article – Honourable Mention – “Who’ll Feed the Ugly Birds?”
  • Adjunct Faculty Nashville State Technology Center – Appreciation Certificate – May 2000
  • Adjunct Faculty Nashville State Technology Center – Appreciation Certificate – May 2001
  • Published – Herald-Citizen Cookeville TN
  • Published – Citizens Statesman Clay County TN
    • “New Court House to Make History”  – News Features Section July 2005
    • “Times Changing with Crotty (Factory) Closing” – News Features Section July 2005
    • “Education Spotlight with Clay County Schools Dir. Doug Young” Lifestyles August 2005
  • Published – International Hedgehog News – International Hedgehog Association Newsletter
    • “Glad to Meet You – From the League Hedgie Clan” – April 2005
    • “Camping Trip Spells Trouble for Frodo” – June 2005
    • “Sleeping” Poetry Contest Entry – June 2005 

Education & Qualifications

  • Cookeville High School – 1979 Diploma with Beta Honors 
  • Nashville State Technology Center
    • Career Advancement Series – AutoCAD Drawing & Drafting – Certificate –– May 1999
    • Career Advancement Series – Electronic Office Technology – Certificate –– May 2000 
  • Penn Foster Career School – Freelance Writing – Two Year Online – Completed November 2005 
  • ESRI Training Center – Charlotte, NC USA
    • Intro of ArcInfo Mapping Techniques – September 1997
  • ESRI Training Center – Birmingham, AL USA
    • Advanced ArcView Mapping – Sept 1998
    • ArcView Version 3.2 Update – May 2000
    • ArcGIS Desktop I – North River Geographic Systems – March 2012
  • Trimble GPS Systems Training Center – Knoxville, TN USA
    • GPS Mapping for GIS – February 2000
  • ESRI – Udemy Online Training Series
    • Going Places with Spatial Analysis – April 2015
    • Location Advantage (GIS) – July 2015
  • UDEMY Online Course Work
    • Revise and Edit Your Own Novel – Completion Certificate February 2017 
  • General Training in Multiple Areas
    • How to Troubleshoot, Tune Up, and Maintain PCs – CompuMaster – August 2001
    • Intro to Visual Basic & Map Objects 1 CEU – TN Geographic Information Council March 2002
    • Managing a WebCT Course – In Service Training as Adjunct Faculty March 2002
    • Annual GIS Conference – Tennessee Geographic Information Council April 2011
    • Energy Efficiency Series Lectures-Cookeville Energy Leader Program September 2011
    • Utility Safety Training- Hazard Communications – Southerland Safety Inc. – February 2012
    • Introduction to SQL – 3 CEU – Tennessee Technological University –February 2012
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5 thoughts on “Darlene League Freelance Writer

  1. Pingback: Darlene League Freelance Writer | writingforme1961

  2. Wooo; you’ve been busy, Darlene! 🙂

  3. I’ll keep you in mind if I need help with a project I’m doing.

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