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PO Box 1729
Orlando, FL, 32802

Understory Creatives is a collection of creative individuals (writers, editors, designers) with the unique talents to bring each client’s voice or message into the world. We specialize in providing creative writing, editing and design services to nonprofits and the Christian market. Whether you are an individual with a book idea, a nonprofit looking for funding, or a Christian publisher seeking talented writers and editors, Understory Creatives exists to make sure your unique work is developed and released into the world.

nonprofit portfolio

Content creation: storytelling, marketing, writing, editing, and more

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Hope Rising: Stories of Trauma and Healing

Writing and concept development of marketing collateral (full-color brochure) to accompany program promotion.

Services Set: marketing collateral, concept development, storyboarding, writing, copy editing


Egami: Children's Fiction Book Series

Co-writing and book series development for a fictional book series about children’s  empowerment and self-esteem.

Services Set: fiction writing, creative writing, book development, storyboarding


Offerings: A Creative Anthology

Book development and editing for a collection of poetry, articles, and creative nonfiction. You can skim through the product here.

Services Set: creative writing, book development, substantive editing, copy editing


Are You Unknowingly Supporting Human Trafficking?

Article writing (op-ed) for Goodfeed by Sevenly, a nonprofit website. 

Services Set: blogging, content writing, web content, article writing


Healing for Hurting Hearts: A Handbook for Counseling Children and Youth in Crisis

Substantive editing and copy editing in a lay counseling book. 

Services Set: book editing, book writing, substantive editing, copy editing


Death by Coffee and Other Vignettes from East Africa

Creative nonfiction, writing, and editing for a graduate school magazine.

Services Set: creative writing, article writing, copy editing


Jubilee: E-newsletter Campaign (blog series)

Writing and concept development for a 28-day, online social justice series based on the concept of Jubilee.

Services Set: e-newseltter writing, e-newseltter campaign, website content, blogging, social media


The Case for Christ for Kids by Lee Strobel

Substantive editing and copy editing for the adaptation of an adult Christian apologetics book for a children’s audience. 

Services Set: curriculum writing, substantive editing, copy editing, theological writing


7 Must Do's While You're Single

Writing and editing (ghostblogging) for an inspirational daily blog. 

Services Set: ghostblogging, content writing, web content, copy editing


Have U Herd? Director's Guide

Curriculum writing and development for a Vacation Bible School leader’s guide.

Services Set: curriculum writing, curriculum development, substantive editing, copy editing

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