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Olivia Deborah Grayson
Works at Adjunct Instructor of Expository Writing & Remedial Reading and Writing
Lives in Brooklyn, NY 11218
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older piece I wrote on iVillage UK



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My "How Can I Go Goth" ?  article was chosen as the  best answer on Yahoo answers! http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?

Most of you know I wrote these beauty pieces using the name Deborah( -- which I've kept as my middle name),  as well as a bunch of pseudonyms. Now there seems  be some confusion about my  identity  because Google + is linking my online articles  to another person! Hmmm...
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Olivia (Deborah ) Grayson and Jennifer Shepard
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Adjunct Instructor of Expository Writing & Basic Communications/ Freelance Writer
Skills
Adult and Childhood Education, Literacy, English Language Arts, Writing, Vast Knowledge of Beauty Culture, Makeup Artistry
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  • Adjunct Instructor of Expository Writing & Remedial Reading and Writing
    Part-time faculty / English Department, present
    I create class lectures and facilitate discussions on English composition processes, support students in constructing meaning from text, and lecture on the psychology and mechanics of public speaking. I facilitate oral presentation, expression, and articulation while promoting learning environments in which students are encouraged to think critically and introspectively. I have over eight years’ experience teaching remedial reading, writing, and English as a Second Language where open classroom discussions and collaborative activities are encouraged.
  • Self
    ELA Tutor, present
    I work with students to plan, revise, and edit essays, support their comprehension of fiction and non-fiction texts, and enhance their proficiency in academic reading and writing from grade 4 to the college-level. Additionally, I work with English language learners in facilitating their speaking and listening skills while fine-tuning grammar and mechanics.
  • Self
    Freelance Writer / Makeup Artist
    I create original beauty copy, arrange and conduct interviews with leaders in the beauty and medical field, evaluate and assess beauty products for quality and ease of use, and maintain contact with public relations staff for brands such as L'Oréal Group, Estée Lauder, Elizabeth Arden, P& G, Chanel, Shiseido, Johnson & Johnson, Clarins, Sephora (LVMH) and others.
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Female
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Deborah Grayson/Olivia Neko/ Alison Harriet/ Sydney Fielding/ Isadora Dunne
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ELA Educator / Beauty Writer
Introduction
I’m an educator, freelance beauty writer*, poet, makeup artist —and burgeoning (acoustic) guitarist.  I teach expository writing and basic communications, as well as remedial reading and writing to students of all age levels.
 
I write beauty copy based on evolving modes in hair, makeup and fashion design. You may have read my work on iVillage or Lifetime or any of their affiliated networks: AOL, Yahoo, and MSN.*

*Please note I write under a slew of pseudonyms 

Bragging rights
With more than 10 years as a professional makeup artist—and over 8 years writing about it, I’ve had a pragmatic immersion in issues of beauty. My career has offered full-color, front-row insight into how the industry operates. It’s allowed me to function as a sort of undercover anthropologist, interacting with the “producers” of beauty.
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Brooklyn, NY 11218