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I've written content for clients in the following subjects: parenting, relationships, writing, self-publishing, blogging, food, eldercare, travel, film/TV, theatre, fitness/health, real estate, and personal finance. 

Subject areas I've not written about can be covered with research. Feel free to let me know about your project.

I'm also the author of several novels and coauthor of  How to Make a Living as a WriterIn addition, I cofounded and write for Pen and Parent. My work has been published online at The Oregonian, Oregon Humanities MagazineThe Pennyhoarder, Today Parenting, Rage Against the Minivan, Momastery, Red Tricycle, and other online publications. 

Note: Much of my client work is not posted below as it is ghostwritten in order for it to appear as if the business owner has written it themselves. 




Investment Basics for Freelance Writers

Save 2K Using Your Library

Money Saving Tips for Moms

How to Holiday Shop on a Budget

3 Reasons Your Small Business Needs a Writer

How to Make Money Blogging



Mom Life Collective: Get Your Kid to Eat Greens

Today: Easy Strawberry Shortcake

BuzzFeed: 6 Tasty Breakfast Spots in Portland

Pen and Parent: Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate



The Ins and Outs of Common Core

How to Survive Playdates for Introverted Parents

Benefits of Being a SAHM

Rage Against the Minivan: Letter to a Pregnant Friend

Today Parenting Team: Happy Father's Day to the Two Dads in my Life

Red Tricycle Parenting Post

10 Ways to Survive Summer with Kids




How to Self-Publish

How to Successfully Write and Produce a Short Film

Miranda Southern: 5 Tips for Writers

Medium: Dear Facebook

Writer Mom Life: Should You Self Publish Your Book?

Sub it Club Blog Guest Post

Machine Mean Blog Guest Post



Elizabeth Eckert: How to Blog When You are Busy

How to Edit a Blog Post

How to Make Money Blogging




Oregon Humanities Magazine: What's in a Name Essay

Jus Luv Inc. Web Content

The Oregonian: You Can't Take it With You Press Release




on Amazon

Books on Amazon under pen-name MJ Greenway




Pen & Parent Facebook Page

MJ Greenway's Facebook Page

MJ Greenway's Twitter


Check out my current premade ebook covers 
in my Ebook Covers on the Cheap Facebook Group.


"Melissa is an outstanding writer who delivers high-quality writing fast. She never misses a deadline and takes pride in what she does. Without a doubt, she's reliable, committed, and talented!" --Amber Roshay, Author, English Teacher, and Writer

"Melissa's writing talents are amazing and I am always pleased with the documents she creates for me. She has a great understanding and working knowledge of today's business world, as well as an ability to incorporate true emotion and reality into all of her personal writing as well. I would definitely recommend her talents to anyone needing a little of her expertise or her flair in telling their story."  --Laura D.



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