RANDEE PARASKEVOPOULOS

Randee Paraskevopoulos at P15 Creative — "P15" because Paraskevopoulos has 15 letters — offers a full range of freelance writing, editing, and graphic design services. With expertise in all three of these areas, she is able to translate your complex ideas or complicated messages into words and images that will educate, entertain, or inspire your target audience. 

Education
  • Editing Certificate from University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • MFA in Writing Popular (Genre) Fiction from Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA

  • BA in Communication/Journalism & Economics from Berry College, Rome, GA

  • Developmental Editing courses (beginner, intermediate and advanced) through the Editorial Freelance Association (EFA)

  • Book Mapping course through EFA

  • Ghost Writing course through EFA

  • Margie Lawson immersion graduate and editing courses

  • Numerous writing courses & seminars through local Romance Writers of America chapters and national conventions, In Your Write Mind conference, and more

 

Experience
  • Writer — Wrote 75,000-word, romantic suspense novel (not yet published) and working on next novels in the series

  • Communications Coordinator at Trietsch Memorial UMC — Wrote, edited and designed newsletters, flyers, posters, banners, programs, logos, series art, t-shirts, etc.

  • Owner/Designer, Images In Ink — Designed advertising and public relations campaigns, catalogs, and national magazine ads. Specialized in billiards, but worked with a myriad of clients

  • Managing Editor, Merritt Island Press — Produced weekly newspaper including research, interviews, writing, editing, layout and design, photography, and proofreading

 
& More
  • Member of Editorial Freelance Association (EFA)

  • Member of American Copy Editor's Society (ACES)

  • Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, and Illustrator; Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

  • Finalist, Daphne du Maurier award for excellence in romantic suspense

  • Member of Romance Writers of America; North Texas RWA, Dallas Area Romance Authors, and Kiss of Death chapters; Served as Membership Coordinator at NTRWA and moderate COFFIN classes at KOD

  • Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Editing Intern

  • Alpha Chi, Lambda Sigma honor societies

 

Praise

“Randee’s positive approach to each assignment and her ability to translate our ideas into top-notch designs and articles always elevated our marketing efforts to a completely new level.”

— Tammy Hise, Director of Communications at Trietsch UMC

“Excellent in her field; deeply committed to teamwork; desires to serve; willing to go the extra mile. Randee does outstanding work.”

— Rev. Daniel Humbert, Senior Pastor at Trietsch UMC

Giving Back

Randee has been a guest speaker teaching writing at a local middle school and graphic design for theater tech students at the high school. She has also taught several workshops at local RWA chapter meetings and at the In Your Write Mind writing conference at Seton Hill University.

She supports the local high school theater program, creating their show programs, and maintaining their website and Facebook account.

She’s also written and taught a seven-week class on “Exploring World Religions” three times at Trietsch UMC.

 

Are You Ready?

Get in touch with Randee to find out how P15 Creative can help you tell your story.

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