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Freelance Writer & Editor for Hire

About Me

I'm Mercedes Killeen and I've been a professional author for over ten years. In my career, I've won multiple literary awards, been published widely in magazines and journals, and written two books for my publisher, Grey Borders Books. And over the past year and a half, I've specifically been working as a freelance writer for clients across the globe. I've helped businesses with the creation of engaging content such as articles, blog posts, ebooks, and more.

Industries I Write About

Lifestyle

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Health & Wellness

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Finance

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My Writing Samples

A Beauty Industry Insider Tells Us The 3 Makeup Products She Stopped Buying (& Why You Should, Too)

A blog post for The Financial Diet (a personal finance website) -- completed as a part of my ongoing column. Re: Cosmetics, Budgeting.

https://thefinancialdiet.com/a-beauty-industry-insider-tells-us-the-3-makeup-products-she-stopped-buying-why-you-should-too/

6 Ways My Life Has Improved Several Years After Completing The KonMari Method

A blog post for The Financial Diet (a personal finance website) -- completed as a part of my ongoing column. Re: The KonMari Method.

https://thefinancialdiet.com/6-ways-my-life-has-improved-several-years-after-completing-the-konmari-method/

The Cheap, Easy, Dietician-Approved Meal That’s Changed My Relationship With Food

A blog post for The Financial Diet (a personal finance website) -- completed as a part of my ongoing column. Re: Recipes.

https://thefinancialdiet.com/the-cheap-easy-dietician-approved-meal-thats-changed-my-relationship-with-food/

8 Amazing, Free Apps I Regularly Use To Manage My Health

A blog post for The Financial Diet (a personal finance website) -- completed as a part of my ongoing column. Re: Health, Mobile Apps.

https://thefinancialdiet.com/the-8-best-free-healthy-apps/

5 Paid Life & Money Apps That Are Actually Worth The Money

A blog post for The Financial Diet (a personal finance website) -- completed as a part of my ongoing column. Re: Mental Health, Budgeting.

https://thefinancialdiet.com/5-paid-life-money-apps-that-are-actually-worth-the-money/

How I Increased My Net Worth By Over $4,500 While Living Off Disability Benefits

A blog post for The Financial Diet (a personal finance website) -- completed as a part of my ongoing column. Re: Budgeting, Mental Health.​

https://thefinancialdiet.com/how-i-increased-my-net-worth-by-over-4500-while-living-off-disability-benefits/

Music as a Tool for Mental Wellness

A blog post I wrote for a past client. Re: Music, Mental Health.

https://axtellsheetmusic.com/blogs/the-right-note-music-blog-axtell-music/music-as-a-tool-for-mental-wellness

The Financial Effects Of Trauma: How An Assault Completely Changed My Relationship With Money

A blog post for The Financial Diet (a personal finance website) -- completed as a part of my ongoing column. Re: Mental Health, Trauma.

https://thefinancialdiet.com/the-financial-effects-of-trauma-how-an-assault-completely-changed-my-relationship-with-money/

Experience

Freelance Writer & Editor for Hire

• Works in writing, blogging, ghostwriting, editing, and proofreading • Has collaborated with clients across the globe on articles, blog posts, ebooks, poetry manuscripts, and more • Writes as a regular columnist on The Financial Diet blog

Company: Various Clients

I worked there from 6/2018 until now

Professional Author (Creative Writing)

• Published widely in periodicals such as Shameless Magazine, The Innis Review, Half a Grapefruit Magazine, and Acta Victoriana, among others • First book of poetry, tulips, released in Sept. 2016 with Grey Borders Books (with a 2nd edition released in Feb. 2018) • Second book of poetry, Using a spoon as a knife, forthcoming in late 2019 from Grey Borders Books • The winner of multiple literary awards (i.e. 2nd Place Poetry Prize – 2017 Hart House Review Literary Contest 2017)

Company: Grey Borders Books

I worked there from /2009 until now

Marketing Intern

• Wrote, edited, and published social media content for students • Assisted with various marketing projects (i.e. sales pitches, data entry)

Company: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

I worked there from 9/2012 until 1/2013

Content I Write