Shannon Elaine | Writer
A Boston-based writer specializing in beauty content, fiction & screenwriting
Welcome to my writing portfolio! I'm Shannon Elaine, she/her, a Boston-based writer passionate about a multitude of professional and creative forms of writing. As a licensed esthetician and professional makeup artist, I have shared my knowledge by creating social media content for brands such as Lush Cosmetics and Aisling Organics, writing blog articles for the holistic salon: Janegee, and wrote my own beauty column titled "Ask Shannon Elaine" for the online magazine Talk Clean to Me. I'm set to graduate with a bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing in February 2024, where I study professional and creative writing for media and print. I've also studied extensively at creating writing hub Grubstreet, in Seaport, Boston, Ma. Thank you for taking the time to explore my portfolio, and please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.
2020 - Present
Assisted owner in rebranding salon, including website design and social media channels utilizing Canva, Google Docs, and Microsoft Word. Continues to create content for Instagram, Facebook, and Tiktok. Writes engaging blog posts for the website.
2019 - 2020
Wrote blog articles for the salon's website, and created and hosted events in the salon to promote brand awareness and customer relationships.
2018 - 2019
Created visual content for Sephora's Lynnfield location for the shop's Instagram to build and maintain brand awareness and customer relationships.
2013 - 2018
Social Media Manager for Lush Cosmetics Northshore shop. In charge of creating content for the shop's Facebook page to maintain brand awareness and customer relationsips.
2023 - 2024
Southern New Hampshire University
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing with a concentration in Fiction and Screen Writing. While at the university, I honed my writing skills and developed a strong foundation in literature. I also had the opportunity to take courses in fiction and screenwriting.
Member of the National Society of Leadership and Success.
2001 - 2005
Peabody Veterans Memorial High
I completed general education requirements and explored various fields of study before graduating with my diploma.