Writing Samples

Carol Wiley's Writing SamplesLinks to my writing samples are either to the websites where the articles are published or to documents on Google Drive. If you have questions, please contact me.

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Food Business

I’ve had six articles published in the trade journal New Nutrition Business:

For five months I wrote a weekly feature and five shorter news briefs for the food industry trade website Food Dive. Here are some links:

An article for bakery ingredient supplier Dawn Foods: How to Adapt Packaging for On-the-Go Consumers

An article for Food Industry Executive: Generation Z: Diverse, Connected, and Set to Change the Food Industry

Since April 2014 I have written, but cannot make publicly available, a monthly food trend article for a major food marketing research company. Ask me if you want more details.

Business, Finance, and Accounting

Small business related posts published at Lendio.com:

7 Accounting Services Poised for 2015 Growth at the Robert Half Finance and Accounting Blog. I also ghostwrote for several other Robert Half blogs.

I’ve written and updated entries for a number of databases owned by Gale Cengage Learning, including the International Directory of Company Histories (IDCH), Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries (EEI), Encyclopedia of American Industries (EAI), and Encyclopedia of Global Industries (EGI). Here are three (long!) samples:

Forensic Accounting – I also wrote eight other long articles for the same website, including articles on government accounting, tax preparation, and tax accounting. I wrote this stockbroker article for a financial planning site owned by the same company; other articles for that site included estate planning, retirement planning, and life insurance producers who sell annuities. I also wrote for other sites owned by XYZ Media, including writing articles about nursing specialties and engineering disciplines. This work was ghostwriting.

Health and Wellness

I was a regular contributor to the health section of Angie’s List for about nine months. Here’s a sampling of articles:

I’ve also written dental articles for the Colgate website, including:

I wrote for the spa/massage industry at Spa Standard:

A long-form health-related sample: A Guide To Overcoming Addiction 

I wrote numerous nursing-related articles (working with Academic Partnerships) used by universities to promote their online nursing degree programs. Here are two: What is a Legal Nurse Consultant? and What Is Evidence-Based Practice?

Pet-related posts published at Chewy.com:


Using Virtuoso Professional Development to Educate Advisors (for the travel company’s internal newsletter)

29 Things You Need To Know About Everett Before You Move There at the Movoto real estate blog

24 Hours In the Ballard Neighborhood of Seattle at Parachute. For Parachute/Mapquest, I also wrote some basic attraction descriptions, including Olympic Sculpture Park and Museum of History & Industry.

3 Outstanding Seattle Artisan Chocolate Adventures For Chocolate Lovers