Profile

Originally from Seattle, Britt is freelance writer, translator, virtual research assistant, and editor living and working in Manchester, England. Her areas of expertise include craft, art, travel, teaching and learning English as a Second Language, pregnancy, wedding planning, and personal development.

Britt writes everything from magazine articles to online content for websites. She is a regular contributor to Knitting, a British craft magazine; Hive Magazine Blog, an arts and culture blog for the Greater Manchester area; the Venere Travel Blog and has contributed articles to many other websites. Please follow the links below for writing.

Throughout her professional career, Britt has gained valuable experience in ESL and adult education, translation, sales and marketing, cultural management, personal development training and motherhood.

Before choosing to write full-time, she received a Bachelor's Degree with Distinction in German Language and Literature and Art History from the University of Washington, Seattle, as well as studied abroad at two German universities. She has native proficiency in both written and spoken German.  

Monday, June 30, 2008

Britt Writes On Language - False Friends: A Common Pitfall for Language Learners

False Friends 
This article was written for Webooks.co.uk, a British e-book publishing house specializing in factual, DIY-style guides on a variety of topics including business, education, travel and lifestyle.

"False Friends: A Common Pitfall for Language Learners" discusses the dangers of using false friends when learning a foreign language. 

This article will be going live shortly at the Webooks.co.uk website. The link will be added here as soon as it goes live.

Britt Writes On Culture: 'A Proper Holiday': Vacationing in the USA

This article was written for Webooks.co.uk, a British e-book publishing house specializing in factual, DIY-style guides on a variety of topics including business, education, travel and lifestyle.

"A Proper Holiday: Vacationing in the USA" looks at how American attitudes differs from their British counterparts when it comes to leisure travel and the geographic, economic and cultural explanations for these differences.