Freelance

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I help writers, businesses, and educators find their voice, tell their stories, and reach big audiences.

Whether you’re hoping to boost your online presence and client base, publish your book, market your brand, sell your product, secure funding, or share your expertise, I create content that is authentically yours. No recycled ideas. No click-bait.

If you’re looking for well-told stories, in-depth research, creative approaches, clear ideas, and an advocate for your passion, I would love to work with you.

Your readers are hungry for ideas to engage their minds, activate their emotions, and inspire action, so let’s create something that connects, explores, helps, challenges, and travels far.

I specialize in creative writing, business writing, ghostwriting, developmental editing, and curriculum.

View my portfolio and client testimonials.

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Recent Project History


-Business book ghostwriting
-Talk-to-Write book creation
-Memoir ghostwriting
-Memoir and novel developmental editing
-Poetry, memoir, and novel copyediting and proofreading
-SEO landing page and blog content
-White Paper research & writing
-Case Study research, interviews, and writing
-Proposal writing & editing + RFP research & analysis
-Academic book and article editing
-Conference proceeding and presentation editing
-Dissertation/thesis editing and proofreading
-Business and Technology curriculum design
-Training manual design & editing
-Email campaign editing
-LinkedIn profile optimization (individuals & organizations)
-Infographic design
-Logo design
-Website redesign on Wix and WordPress
-Annual report layout design
-Marketing rack card, postcard, and flyer copy and design

View my writing and editing services.

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Melody S. Gee CV


Education

M.A., English, University of New Mexico, 2005

B.A., English, University of California, Berkeley, 2003

Continuing Education 

Professional Certificate in Grant Writing, San Diego State University, 2018

Instructional Design (EDU 765), University of Wisconsin-Stout, 2017

Universal Design for Learning (EDU 652), University of Wisconsin-Stout, 2017


Professional Writing Experience

Ghostwriter and Developmental Editor, Kevin Anderson & Associates, 2018-present

Writer, ClearVoice, 2018-present

Writer, Leverage to Lead, 2018-present

Contributor, Schoology Exchange, 2018-present

Staff Copyeditor, Graphic World Inc., 2018-present

Staff Copyeditor, A Pass Education Group, 2018-present

Writer, Scripted, 2018

Manuscript Screener, Perugia Press Book Prize, 2011-Present

AP English Language Exam Reader, Educational Testing Service, 2008-2009 

Dissertation Editor & Proofreader, Purdue University Writing Lab, 2008

Professional Writing Program Assistant, Purdue University, 2006-2008 

Editorial Assistant (Poetry), Sycamore Review, 2007

Guest Design Editor, Blue Mesa Review, 2005

Copy & Bookings, U of New Mexico Popejoy Center for Performing Arts, 2003-2004

Copy and Layout, Satellite Magazine, 2003

Copy & Graphics, Speak Out: Institute for Democratic Education, 2001-2003

Copy & Graphics, A Better Way Foster Family Agency, 2001


Teaching Experience

English Professor

Business Writing, Technical Writing, Composition, Developmental Writing, Creative Writing, Literature 

St. Louis Community College, 2011-2018

Southwestern Illinois College, 2009-2011

Saint Louis University, 2008

University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2008

Purdue University, 2005-2008

Ivy Tech College-Lafayette, 2005

University of New Mexico, 2004-2005

ESL Teacher, Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program, 2014

ESL Citizenship Aide, International Institute of St. Louis, 2013