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Write Stuff Resources assists clients in the English-speaking world with career services including professional resume writing, biographies, and profile writing, as well as author services, including ghostwriting, editing, book proposals, and book publishing coaching. Good writing has become essential in today’s competitive economy, particularly for individuals seeking to make an impact in life and career. Founded by Laurel Kashinn in 2012, the firm’s office is located in historic Cedarburg, Wisconsin, just 20 minutes north of Milwaukee.
The mission of Write Stuff Resources is to guide, inspire and motivate individuals on their journey of self-awareness, and to fulfill their ambitions and life goals in alignment with the greater good, through collaborative writing.
Laurel A. Kashinn, Founder
Certified Ghostwriter / Résumé Writer / Graphic Designer
Laurel Kashinn a Certified Ghostwriter and Resume Writer with more than 18 years of experience helping clients with professional resumes, publishing, and graphic design. She served as Director of Design and Operations for DanceArtFX for 12 years, a graphic design firm servicing an international niche market with custom promotional products and t-shirts. She founded Blue Rose Studio Books which published business books and pamphlets and provided design services to authors. She has also edited, photo edited, and designed newsletters, magazines, brochures, catalogs, direct sales materials. Early in her career she worked in the marketing department at Gareth Stevens Children’s Books and managed telemarketing and operations at Penworthy Publishing /American Media Corporation, a distributor of children’s books to schools and libraries nationwide. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from UW-Madison in 1985 and also produced radio shows on Wisconsin Public Radio.
Two of Laurel’s books are in production: Smile Into the Mirror: Timeless Tips for Success in Life and Career, and My Career Story Journal. Book ghostwriting, editing and design includes Romance the Architecture with Word Marketing: How to Empower Real Estate Advertising Through the Proper Choice of Words, fully revised second and third editions, by Therese F. Kasemodel; KASHING IN On Your Future: 8 Principles To Help You Create the Life of Your Dreams, by Joe Schlidt, and others. She’s been published in The Word, Conscious Choice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Ozaukee County News Graphic, Builder/Architect, Successful Builder and many client in-house publications. Other clients include Custom Ink, Kohler Company, Center for Creative Learning, Novoprint Inc., PFA, Inc., Portal Industries, Ozaukee Tourism Council, Jefferson Country Tourism, and Raffel Product Development.
Laurel’s interests include natural health and healing, ancient wisdom knowledge and philosophies, the environment, and science fiction. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, tossing a frisbee for their Decker terrier, horseback riding, vacationing in the Black Hills and Door County, and fine art pastel and pen and ink. As an Orthodox Christian and student of A Course In Miracles, she finds inspiration and renewal visiting monasteries and reading the church fathers, lives of the saints, and contemporary elders. She is an active member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and past board member of Cedarburg Green: Friends of the Community Forest, and GreenSquare Foundation for Integrative Health.
Nancy Wikarski is a bestselling and award-nominated author of fiction, nonfiction, technical, and academic work who is interested in taking on nonfiction ghostwriting projects. Based in Door County, Wisconsin in the warmer months and Florida in winter, Nancy calls herself “a fugitive from academia.” After earning her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, she became a computer consultant and then turned to writing mysteries and historical fiction. Her short stories have appeared in Futures Magazine and DIME Anthology, while her book reviews have been featured in Murder: Past Tense and Deadly Pleasures. Her series called the Gilded Age Mysteries, with The Fall of White City (2002) and Shrouded in Thought (2005) received the People’s Choice Award nomination for best first novel and best historical. She’s currently working on the sixthe book in her Arkana archaeology thriller series, which are Amazon best sellers.
- Located just minutes north of Milwaukee in beautiful historic Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012 We can also provide services remotely via Zoom or Skype as well. Use the Contact Us tab today for more information.
Whether you need help with resumes and cover letters, or author assistance such as ghostwriting and manuscript editing, we are confident that we can help you. Please visit our Services Page for more information.