Rachel Berg Scherer

Midwest Writing and Editing

Writer & editor: textbooks & classroom curriculum

Teacher & coach: individual & corporate writing

Professional highlights:

  • Nearly 20 years of writing and communications experience, from Capitol Hill to the high school classroom
  • Independent writer and editor: textbooks, magazines, nonprofits and businesses
  • Writer and public speaker: United States Congress
  • Writer and public speaker: Minnesota Attorney General
  • Writer, editor, and project manager: nonprofits and small businesses

  Recent writing and management projects:

  • AP Microeconomics textbook
  • Competitive Debate textbook
  • AP European History textbook
  • United States History textbook
  • Elementary and middle-grade social studies lesson plans
  • Weekly women’s magazine column
  • Regional parenting magazine features
  • National parenting magazine articles
  • Letters and reports to the United States Congress
  • Annual reports to nonprofit stakeholders
  • Small business blog posts and website copy

Recent editing projects:

  • United States History textbook
  • K-12 standardized testing materials
  • Elementary and middle-grade social studies lesson plans
  • Instructional materials for online courses
  • Trade presentations for insurance research organization
  • Websites for several nonprofits and businesses

Other professional highlights:

  • Five years as a high school English teacher in Baltimore
  • Coach of award-winning speech and debate team
  • Licensed secondary English teacher in Minnesota
  • Founder and CEO of Scribente Maternum writing community for moms

Professional memberships and associations:

  • Editorial Freelancers Association
  • Textbook and Academic Authors Association
  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs
  • Authors Alliance
  • International Women’s Writing Guild

Chaska, MN

Email: rachel@midwestwriting.com


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Years in the field: 20
Years freelancing: 10


Rachel Scherer