About Elizabeth C. Haynes

Elizabeth holds a B.A. in English from Kansas State University with a cum laude GPA and a concentration in American literature. She has been writing professionally since 2004. Her poetry has appeared in a literary anthology, she’s been a ghostwriter in numerous settings, and her first book was released in August 2020 called Halfway There: Lessons at Midlife. It hit the top 1% of books on Amazon and was a bestseller in midlife management.

Elizabeth left corporate America in 2020 after serving as a managing editor and head of marketing content. She now works independently to help clients improve the quality and effectiveness of their writing, storytelling, and digital content. She is also a reader for the Baltimore Review, is in the early stages of launching her own small publishing house (White Ocean Press), and has two additional books in progress. Visit elizabethchaynes.com for more information about her personal creative work.


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Elizabeth is a nonfiction editor but emphasizes creative storytelling. She primarily works with professionals in the following areas:

  • Business/marketing (copy, websites, blogs/articles, training, press releases, social media, technical communications, thought leadership)
  • Self-help (mind-body-spirit, health & wellness, spirituality, positivity, daily meditations)
  • Education/training (textbooks, pamphlets, how-tos, informational materials, onboarding programs, user manuals, explanatory works)
  • Creative nonfiction (essays, memoir, travel writing, nature writing)
  • Specific industries/segments (healthcare, IT/SaaS, B2B)
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