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Donna Morton

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Hello! I'm a seasoned writer/ designer who brings over 25 years of experience to the table and 10 Excellence in Advertising awards for creativity. I'm a published fiction and non-fiction author and a blogger who takes a witty, lighthearted and inspirational look at daily life. I am professional, congenial and uncomplicated. I have a B.S. degree in journalism/mass communications. On the home front, I'm happily married to that great guy from high school, mom to two sons and serve a menagerie of pets.

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@mortondee

  • 91%Jobs Completed
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  • 38%Repeat Hire Rate

Top Skills

  • Ghostwriting
  • eBooks
  • Flyer Design
  • Research
  • Proofreading
  • Editing
  • Report Writing
  • Articles
  • Article Rewriting
  • Poster Design
  • Copywriting
  • Logo Design
  • Blog
  • Powerpoint
  • Fiction
  • Product Descriptions
  • Travel Writing
  • Invitation Design
  • Poetry
  • Short Stories
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Recent Reviews

  • image of vogueads Project for Donna Morton $170.00 USD

    “Excellent writer! Will certainly work with her on many more jobs.”

    vogueads Flag of India 2 years ago.
    • Report Writing
  • image of denwy8 Proofreading a romance novel $75.00 USD

    “She's really great and she does give you what you asked for the project. :)”

    denwy8 Flag of Philippines 2 years ago.
    • Proofreading
    • Editing
  • image of familiehunden I need a better ABOUT US page - help me with the text $30.00 USD

    “I did not have much hope for this project. But when she after short time sent me the first draft, and asked if she was on the right track i was really surprised. This was right on! No need for changes at all! She understood what i needed, and delivered more than i hoped for. Really happy with this freelancer, and im sure i will use her again! Thanks a lot.”

    familiehunden Flag of Norway 2 years ago.
    • Technical Writing
    • Ghostwriting
    • Articles
    • Academic Writing
    • Article Rewriting
  • image of rodonintwo Fathers Day Portrait Shoot Flyer $40.00 USD

    “Absolute pro. Wouldn't hesitate to hire again.”

    rodonintwo Flag of United States 2 years ago.
    • Advertisement Design
  • image of mikelion40 Writing on Baby Parrots $100.00 USD

    “This is my second project with Morton. Excellent work, on time and high quality. I would definitely hire again.”

    mikelion40 Flag of Brazil 2 years ago.
    • Ghostwriting
    • Hire me
  • image of vogueads Project for Mortondee-Donna $50.00 USD

    “Excellent the project on work with her again”

    vogueads Flag of India 2 years ago.
    • Ghostwriting
    • eBooks

Experience

Freelance Writer/Graphic Designer

Jan 2006

Provide writing and design services to a variety of local, national and international clients on a contract basis. Projects include newsletters, brochures, flyers, catalogs, programs, invitations and book covers, as well as all forms of writing, from advertising copy to full length book manuscripts. Experienced in creating for both online and hard print needs. Clients include Bell South, , Forsyth County Schools, Kings Ridge Christian School, Live Strong, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Protect the Force, Inc.

Freelance Reporter

Oct 1999 - Aug 2005 (5 years)

Covered, photographed and wrote newspaper articles for a numerous local events, including political, educational and special interest projects and activities.

Advertising Coordinator

Apr 1995 - Jul 1997 (2 years)

Wrote newspaper, brochure, magazine and direct mail copy for this 55-store retail chain. Oversaw daily continuity, serving as liaison between the traffic and production departments.

Senior Writer and Media Buyer

Oct 1990 - Apr 1994 (3 years)

Wrote newspaper, circular, direct mail, radio and television copy for this 88-store retail chain. Utilized Arbitron to advise store managers on where to spend broadcasting dollars.

Continuity Director

Aug 1984 - Aug 1990 (6 years)

Created radio copy for clients presenting a wide variety of products and services. Wrote the company history which was published in paperback as a public relations tool in 1988. Recipient of numerous local and one regional Excellence in Advertising Awards for creative writing.

Advertising Copywriter

Feb 1982 - Aug 1984 (2 years)

Wrote radio copy and assisted in production of commercials. Earned several local Excellence in Advertising Awards for creative writing.

Education

B.S. Journalism

1977 - 1981 (4 years)

Publications

Watching the Water

A Time to Laugh

Humor/Inspiration

Changing the Game Plan: The Trey Rood Story

Ghostwriter, non-fiction http://www.amazon.com/Changing-Game-Plan-Trey-Rood/dp/193937149X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1417465703&sr=8-1&keywords=changing+the+game+plan

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