Writing, Editing, and Proofreading Services

Grants & Proposals


Proposal writing encompasses a wide variety of topics. Whether for grants, requests for proposals (RFPs), or letters of interest (LOIs), all proposal writing shares a similar purpose: to tell the story of why the submitter is an excellent fit for the opportunity at hand. Melanie has led teams through and provided support for many proposal processes.

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The quality of professional communications is a big factor of success in business. Melanie can help you express your ideas clearly and effectively through communications, such as resumes and CVs, cover letters, professional statements, internal and external missives, newsletters, press releases, web content, UX writing, and more. 

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Melanie is passionate about education and has taught and tutored people of all ages and abilities. She believes learning is a lifelong endeavor and relishes the opportunity to help others continue to learn through services such as providing feedback and suggested improvements for academic text, proofreading academic writing, and tutoring.

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Melanie is a writer, editor, and proofreader with a passion for written language. She helps her clients create engaging written content that abides by client branding and style guidelines. Her fluid writing style can easily capture a variety of tones, which allows her to effectively write, edit, and proofread pieces for a wide range of subject areas and purposes. Her specialties include professional, marketing, and academic writing, editing, and proofreading.

Affiliations: Association of Writers and Writing Programs (member)

Certifications: Grant Seeking Essentials

Education: Bachelor of Arts and Master of Fine Arts in writing

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Melanie A. Kiehl, MFA; Freelance Writer Based in Central New York