Rich Cook

  • Writing & Editorial Consultant
  • Oct 17, 2017
Contractor Consultant Copywriting Marketing Media-Journalism Research

Personal Summary

Writer & editor with nearly 20 years experience producing everything from simple informational articles to in depth features.

I specialize in original articles for your blog that get noticed on Google and social media, drive traffic to your site, and sell your products and services.

More than just another content writer, I put my editorial experience to work for you by creating a complete editorial calendar that will build a blog focused on core content, tie into your offers and promotions to get more than just eyes on your site.

The organized plan that I create for you will bring ready-to-buy prospects, primed to connect with you and your brand.


* blog post articles

* in depth, primary research

* one-off or regular writing services


Rich Cook, aka Rich The Writer Guy

I put into words what you’re trying to say!

Work Experience

Editor, Momentum Magazine
Oct 2008 - Dec 2012 M-I SWACO

Editor and chief writer of Momentum, the quarterly magazine of M-I SWACO, the leasing drilling fluids and environmental services company in the world. The publication was read by more than 15,000 oilfield personnel in over 100 countries.

I wrote two 3,000+ word feature articles, and rewrote 75 - 80 smaller articles per issue.

Grew the publication from a newsletter to a full color magazine.

I also provided photography for the feature article, as well as other company media.

Editor, NASACT News
Oct 2017 - National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers

Converted the old print newsletter to digital format. Developed articles and editorial calendar while transitioning the print newsletter to email format.

Jan 2013 - Oct 2017 Tales of Murder Press

Developed the small press specializing in republishing classic and out-of-print murder mystery, crime and detective fiction.

Built the ecommerce website, including custom code and copy.

Edited more than 300 short stories, novellas, and novels to correct scan errors.

Designed ebook and print layouts in Adobe InDesign.

Created new artwork for covers, as well as coloring and redrawing original artwork.



BA English — Professional Writing
- May 1997 University of Kentucky

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