Welcome to my professional portfolio. The eight samples below demonstrate my writing skills across a variety of genres and product types in both professional and creative writing.
For more information about how and why I chose my samples, see my final reflection.
Sample #1: Claim Refusal
Introduction to Business Writing
Write a letter refusing a customer’s claim.
Sample #2: Informative Email
Writing with Style (now Writing Well: Style)
Use the stylistic techniques learned in the course to revise an existing piece of your writing.
Sample #3: Proposal
Report and Business Writing
Create a proposal for an improvement to your own workplace.
Presentations and Public Speaking
Sample #4: Persuasive Presentation
Write and deliver a short persuasive presentation.
Sample #5: Research Essay
Write a properly cited research paper on the topic of your choice.
Sample #6: Freelance Article Query
Freelance Writing: Introduction
Write a query for a freelance article.
Sample #7: Scene with Dialogue
Fiction: Crafting Dialogue
Revise a five page sample of dialogue from an existing project.
Sample #8: Poetry
Fundamentals of Great Writing
Complete a self-directed writing project of your choice.