Portfolio

Ashley O’Melia is an independent author and freelancer from Southern Illinois. She has released several books through Amazon and Barnes & Noble, including The Wanderer’s Guide to Dragon Keeping and The Graveside Detective

Her freelancing experience includes ghostwriting, blogging, proofreading, beta reading, and social media marketing. She has worked for clients in numerous countries, including Germany, England, Israel, Canada, and the Netherlands.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Publications

  • Immunization” – short story March 2020
  • “A Fire Within” – short story published in Siren’s Call, August 2019
  • In a Sky Full of Stars – a short fantasy, July 2017
  • “Wasted Poem” – poem published in Rad Publishing’s Wanderlust January 2017
  • “Singles Only” – short story published in Subcutaneous October 2016
  • “The Drowning Sound” – short story published in Subcutaneous August 2016
  • “A Fire Within” – short story published in Subcutaneous August 2016
  • “Heat” – prose poem published in Rad Publishing’s Paradox July 2016
  • “Home” – short story published in The Penmen Review July 2015
  • Once a Wanderer – sequel to The Wanderer’s Guide to Dragon Keeping
  • The Wanderer’s Guide to Dragon Keeping – a modern fantasy
  • The Graveside Detective – paranormal mystery novella
  • Simon’s Perfect Web – a children’s picture book
  • My Heart in My Hand – a collection of poetry
  • All books are available in print and ebook formats from Amazon.  Some are also available through Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, Apple and Sony.

 

Work History

  • Gelman & Associates, TorontoBlogger
  • A&W Plumbing, Murphysboro, ILContent Creator, Blogger
  • Heartland Chiropractic, Murphysboro ILContent Creator
  • Lisa Caraker Crane, TransAmerica AgentContent Creator
  • Forever Ready, Marion, ILBlogger and Content Creator
  • Artistic Photography by Sydney, Herrin, ILBlogger and Content Creator
  • The Uptight Hippie – my personal blog that can be found at www.ashleyomelia.com
  • Various other freelancing jobs including proofreading and ghostwriting.

 Education

  • Associate’s in Biology, John A. Logan College, 2004
  • Bachelor’s in Creative Writing and English, SNHU, 2015
  • Certificate in PredictionX: Omens, Oracles, and Prophecies; Harvard, 2020

 

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