Freelance Writer – Leslie J. Thompson

Seasoned Writer and Editor with a background in Journalism, Marketing Communications and Ghostwriting

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General Interest

March 17th, 2008 ·

Although I consider myself a generalist, as far as my freelance writing goes, until recently I wrote relatively few articles intended for a general audience. Usually, I write articles for trade publications, or create marketing copy or Web content related to a specific industry. In the past two years, however, I have had the privilege of writing for several magazines, including SUCCESS, Dallas Style & Design, Atomic Ranch, Success from Home, and Thrivin’, among others. And, of course, I wrote a variety of features for ATOMIC Magazine, the award-winning quarterly that I ran as editor and publisher for four years.

Here are few samples of general interest articles, including an older piece that is my all time favorite, “24-Hour Party People.” (Leslie Rosenberg is my maiden name.) To get a quote on a project, please email me at

24-Hour Party People (ATOMIC Magazine)
Turkish Delight (Dallas Style & Design)
Exceptional Service (Dallas Style & Design)
Social Circles Dating Service (Manhattan Resident)
Profile of Dick Clark (ATOMIC Magazine)

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Medical Writing

March 17th, 2008 ·

A good journalist must be adept at gathering information and weaving it into a coherent story. It also helps to be a quick learner. If you’ve got those qualities nailed, then it doesn’t matter whether you’re writing about widget manufacturing, profiling a celebrity dog groomer, or recounting the history of space exploration. Medical writing is no different — it’s all about asking questions, and communicating information in a way that makes sense to the reader.

I’m not a brain surgeon, but I’ve interviewed several. I have also spoken with cancer patients and shared their experience and insights for the benefit of others struggling with the disease. I hope you enjoy these samples of my medical writing. (Some articles are under my maiden name, Leslie Rosenberg.)

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Medical articles

American Heart Association – Cooking Up Omega 3s

CURE Magazine – Overcoming Depression

Neurology Reviews – The Oldest Alzheimer’s Patients

Neurology Reviews – Seizure-Related Brain Damage

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Education Articles

March 17th, 2008 ·

Here are a few articles I have written related to current trends in education–specifically, reading and math. You can find additional samples of my education writing in the Marketing Collateral section.

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Education articles 

Repairing a Broken Foundation: Solutions to Help Middle School Students Who Struggle with Math

An Agent of Change: How Getting Teacher Buy-In Can Improve Results for Reading Intervention

One Man’s Simple Plan to Change the World (Profile of Dr. Roland Goode, Creator of DIBELS)

Educational Reforms in Philadelphia

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