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Name: Allena Tapia Age: 37 College & Majors/Minors: Michigan State University, English major, Spanish and Education minor Current Location: Grand Ledge, Michigan Current Form of Employment: Freelance writer & communications consultant Where do you work and what is your current position? I own GardenWall Publications LLC, a 10-year-old communications agency. I am the owner and head writer. I have two regular employees (my tee...
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Made my kidlet's fundraising pages into easier-to-use URLs: tiny.cc/BeastEurope and tiny.cc/MarEurope 
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The Freelancer's Secret to Knowing What to Charge: The 5 Types of Writing Rates
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Recent camping and hiking weekend trip to Kentucky from Michigan. :}
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Addo, who has no family in Lansing, was working as a Pharmacist at #LoveLansing Rite Aid. He was senselessly killed Monday. Please donate to memorial expenses, which are in care of the Lansing Regional Sister Cities Commission.
Michael Addo was tragically murdered at a Rite Aid drug store in Frandor  leaving a wife, 11 month old daughter and parents in Ghana who depended upon him for support.  He has no family here.  The purpose of this site is to raise funds to cover expenses to transport Mr. Addo from the US back to h...
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This autoshow thing that google does just takes selfies to a whole new level lol
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The book Blogging for Writers by Robin Houghton is reviewed. It's an excellent resource for writers and freelancers, and highly recommended.
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If you're in Michigan, this is the place to be this weekend... #puremichigan   #lovelansing  
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577 people
Colleen Lloyd-Roberts's profile photo
Jim Keairns's profile photo
Renato Ferreira's profile photo
Scott Williamson's profile photo
Adonis Flores's profile photo
Sandra Lucas's profile photo
kadee Allen's profile photo
Lalu Tekan Enter's profile photo
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Education
  • Michigan State University
    MA Professional Writing, 2010
  • Michigan State University
    BA English/Minor Education and Spanish, 2005
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Writes, edits, translates, (mothers, wifes)
Introduction
Allena Tapia is the owner and head writer at  GardenWall Publications LLC, and the Guide at About.com Freelance Writing, where she has led new and intermediate freelance writers through the ropes for 4+ years.

GardenWall Publications provides  writing, editing, and translation in Lansing. Michigan and worldwide, and boasts contracts held with the New York Times Company, Gale Cengage, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Kirkus Reviews, and several national level print magazines. 

Niche specialties include K-12 and postsecondary education, Latino topics and audiences, and sciences/medical/health.

Bragging rights
Allena Tapia's GardenWall Publications went from gross receipts of 20K in its first year to over $120,000 in 2010. Staff has increased from being a one-woman show to contracts with several writers and translators around the world.
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Communications consultant (freelance) providing writing, translation, editorial, publicity and marketing. Specializing in #lansinglatinos , parenting, education, health, and immigration reform.
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  • GardenWall Publications
    Communications Consultant, 2005 - present
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Allena Kristler, Lena Kristler, Alena Tapia, Allena Tapia
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