Olivia is a writing coach and provides editing and writing services on a contractual basis to individuals and organizations. She is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Help The Persecuted, a ministry that rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted Christians across the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa. She has written for a variety of organizations both secular and Christian, including Mully Children’s Family; Stand For Life; Help The Persecuted; Ravi Zacharias International Ministries; Lighten Group; Media Gratiae; ProFellow; Soulheart; Notion Digital; and more. You can see many of their testimonials and reviews below.
She has an English degree from the University of Mississippi, which she attended on scholarship as a National Merit Finalist. She has minors in Chemistry, Music, and Classics, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Her honors thesis looked at meaning and atheism in the novels of Ian McEwan. She was a Fulbright Scholar to Athens, Greece in 2017-2018.
When not writing, Olivia plays the piano, flute, and cello, draws pencil portraits, and spends time with her family and her beloved church in Atlanta, Georgia.
Writing Samples: Christianity and Theology
What Can Make Me Whole Again? *this piece was featured by Tim Challies
Waiting on God
My Broken Engagement *this piece was featured by The Gospel Coalition in their “around the web” section and by Tim Challies
Am I Supposed to Change the World?
God, Do You Still Love Me?
A God Who Weeps
A Necessary Extravagance
At Magic Reservoir
Drawing Hudson Taylor
To the Heavy Laden
At the Watering Hole
A Compassionate High Priest
What I Learned in Honors 102
Hope After Eden
An Identity in Christ
When Hope Is Hard
Not Good Enough: Taking Feelings of Unworthiness Captive to the Gospel *this piece was published at Looking Upward and later picked up by Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and published in their quarterly literary magazine, Just Thinking
Is God Faithful, Even Here?
What is the Will of God for Your Life?
The Opposite of Fear: Resting in the Character of God
What Does the Bible Say About Gossip?
Greater than Happiness: Joy in the Lord
A Holy Preoccupation: Worship
Rejection: The Biblical Response
When God Seems Silent
Writing Samples: The Persecuted Church
Writing Samples: Digital Media, Copywriting, and Design
Content Strategy: The What + Why Behind Website Copy
5 Tips on Creating a Positive Culture with a Remote Team
7 Tips for An Effective Email Newsletter
6 Steps to Creating an Effective Content Strategy
Improve Your SEO Rankings
3 Unscored but Essential SEO Components
3 Writing Tips for Next Level Blog Posts
Create a Cohesive Narrative
Feature Quality Content
3 Quick-Fix Design Mistakes
Writing Samples: Graduate School, Fellowship Applications, and Fellowship Experiences
3 Creative Ways to Improve Your Resume as a Recent Graduate
5 Tips for a Successful Fulbright ETA Semi-finalist Interview
3 Mistakes I Made When I Decided to Apply for Graduate School: A Writer’s Perspective
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying to Graduate School
6 Tips For a Successful On-Campus Fellowship Interview
5 People Who Should Read Your Fellowship Application Before You Apply
7 Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block When Applying to Graduate School
5 Tips for Writing Winning Application Essays
A Year of Traveling and Teaching in Athens, Greece: The Fulbright HAEF Teaching Fellowship
A Guide to Family Worship, Media Gratiae, 2020-21
Behold Your God Kids, Media Gratiae, forthcoming, 2021
Stephen McCaskell’s Professional Blog, Watchful Dragons, 2020-2021
ProFellow’s Series of Interviews with Former and Current Fellows, ProFellow, 2018-21
Dr. Vicki Johnson’s Series of Articles on ProFellow, ProFellow, 2018-21
Numerous personal statements, essays, etc. for individuals—see testimonials below!
If you are interested in collaborating, please reach out!
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