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Shelley Little

Writer

Bettendorf, Iowa

Shelley Little

Over the past 8 years, Shelley has successfully launched her personal freelance writing business into a booming success. She has had the pleasure of serving clients at: Annabel Media, The Home Depot, The Quad City Times, The Bettendorf News,Stagetecture.com, Freshome.com, John Deere, and Women's Edition Magazine. She has experience writing press releases, creative copy, web pages, business brochures, articles, blogs, books, and product descriptions.Contact her for any writing needs you have

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Summer is here

Of course a Colorado winter didn’t force any of us nature-lovers to stay inside, but now that Arapahoe Basin is officially closed, it’s time to put the skis away and bring out the BBQ’s and patio furniture. With today’s technology, your lawn party can become more than just a cookout. Now we can bring all of the comforts and amenities of the indoors outside.
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Why Your Computer Desk Is Breaking Your Back (And How To Fix It)

Hello web surfer. I see you sitting there, hunched over your desk, squinting at your computer screen. Take a moment to take stock of your body and your posture. I bet you look something like this (above, source: Hello Doctor). When in reality, you should look more like this (below, source: Greatist):
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How Architects Design For An Aging Population

The growth in the number of adults 65 years and older will double over the next 25 years. This statistic creates a demographic that is unprecedented in America’s history, as stated in The State of Aging and Health in America. What happens when 20% of the population is elderly? What are the consequences of this growing statistic?
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10 Things You Should Know About Becoming An Interior Designer

Are you always receiving compliments on your interior design taste? Do you love decorating rooms and arranging furniture? If you answered yes to these questions, then maybe a career in interior design is right for you. Before making a life-altering career choice, there are some things you should know about the design world.
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Why Every Man Needs A Man Cave

Sorry ladies, but this post is devoted to men (although, stick around for some great gender-neutral decorating inspiration). While both sexes need a place to escape; a place to call their own—the popular evolution of the man cave has blown away its competition (the sewing rooms, home libraries and craft rooms that most women dream of adding to their home take second place in this war of square footage).
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Why Your Home Interior Should Reflect Your Culture

When work is done and errands are complete, there’s one destination that people seek— home sweet home. No matter what your residence whether it’s an apartment, house or mansion—home is a place of refuge. For this reason, it’s imperative that the space you inhabit exist as a reflection of your personality, taste and style.
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What French Interiors Can Teach Us About Decorating

It is common knowledge that the French have a special je ne sais quoi when it comes to fashion and style. Parisians know how to dress. We are not sure why they have been blessed with such talent, but it seems that the French not only know how to dress themselves, but they also know how to dress their home interiors.
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Story tells about LeClaire dog meeting Obama

It was a serendipitous moment when local freelance writer Shelley Little walked into the doors of LeClaire’s Grasshoppers gift store. “I was just going into the store to see if Kim Collier (the owner of Grasshoppers) would be interested in being featured in the local business column that I write for the Bettendorf News.
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PV teams claws to top at Battle of the Books contest

Let the battle begin! It may not have been a “Hunger Games” battle to the death, but the tension in the air was just as palpable and the trophies towering on the table, just as tantalizing. This battle, held Saturday morning at Bettendorf Public Library, was a battle of books. Battle of the Books began eight years ago through North Scott schools and now has spread to numerous Iowa school districts, including Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley.
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Library’s Kids’ Experience a big hit

This could have been a reality on Saturday at the Bettendorf Public Library’s fifth annual Kids’ Experience event with Jim Nesci’s popular reptile petting zoo featured on the library’s front lawn and his gators roaming free for petting and photos. Whether you were new to Saturday’s event or a first-time visitor, there was plenty to learn and do for young and old alike.
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Anti-bullying mascot debuts at Unity Fest

Everyone is different, but we’re on the same team; everyone’s important, and has their own dreams; if we work together, there’s nothing to lose; how we treat each other is something we choose. The Davenport North High Chamber Choir sang these lyrics Sunday as anti-bullying mascot Pete the Purple Bull made his debut at the Unity Fest International at the Putnam Museum.
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Close-knit BHS alums battling for one of their own

An author couldn’t pen a more vibrant tale of love, tragedy and the everlasting bond of a group of friends than this real-life story. Bettendorf natives Brian Barquist and his wife, Stephanie, are living out a reality that reads like a fiction novel. On the outside, Brian Barquist is an all-American, sports-loving, football-cheering kind of guy.
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About

Shelley Little

Over the past 8 years, Shelley has successfully launched her personal freelance writing business into a booming success. She has had the pleasure of serving clients at: Annabel Media, The Home Depot, The Quad City Times, The Bettendorf News, Stagetecture.com, Freshome, John Deere and Women's Edition Magazine. She has experience writing press releases, creative copy, web pages, business brochures, articles, blogs, books, product descriptions and MUCH more!
Currently, Shelley has active contracts with: Freshome.com, Annabel Media, and a private PR firm that manages Home Depot posts.
In addition, her award-winning short stories, poems and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in, Funds for Writers, Mothers Always Write, Mom Writer's Literary Magazine, The Centrifugal Eye, and Shemom.
Contact Shelley for information on any writing needs that you may have.

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Skills

  • Social Media
  • Brochures
  • Online Journalism
  • Press Releases
  • Journalism
  • Newspapers
  • Copywriting
  • Books
  • Newsletters
  • WordPress
  • Magazines
  • Blogging
  • Web Content
  • Copy Editing
  • Publishing
  • Freelance Writing