Laura Moretz

Laura Moretz - Ghostwriter

Winston-Salem, NC, United States

Writer, editor, tutor, and reader. Fiction and non-fiction.

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Overview

I'm a ghostwriter who listens closely to an author's ideas and brings them to fruition. You tell the story, and I bring it alive on the page.

Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Crime & Mystery
Literature
Short Story
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference
Health & wellbeing
History
Home & Garden
Nature
Self-help & Self-improvement
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Awards

  • Rick DeMarinis Short Fiction Award 2012

Work experience

Ghostwriter

Guideposts Magazine
September, 2004 – March, 2009 (over 4 years)

Interviewed authors and wrote their stories for Guideposts Magazine.

Writer and Editor

Self-Employed
November, 1997 – Present (about 21 years)

Writing, editing, and ghostwriting projects including a full-length memoir with Mary Ann Parrish, a Winston-Salem realtor who was among the first women in the industry in North Carolina. Other publications include articles in Business North Carolina, Business Journal of the Triad, Monarch Edge (food-service publication), Artview (newspaper supplement), Farmer's Almanac, Champion catalog, Our State magazine, and others.

Documentation Specialist

EFG Technologies
November, 1995 – November, 1997 (almost 2 years)

Wrote and edited publications for student-loan servicing company.

Editor

The Weekly Independent
April, 1993 – November, 1995 (over 2 years)

Edited weekly newspaper, action as reporter, boss, editor, photographer, and designer.

Reporter, copyeditor

Winston-Salem Journal
April, 1989 – January, 1993 (over 3 years)

Reporter on beats including crime, religion, government, and features. Designed pages for features department.

Editorial Assistant

Crown Publishers Inc.
March, 1983 – June, 1984 (over 1 year)

Read submitted manuscripts and line-edited two novels.

Assistant to Literary Agent

Curtis Brown Ltd.
August, 1982 – January, 1983 (5 months)

Read and reported on submitted manuscripts. Worked on contracts and permissions.

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