Author Archives: HarpWorks

About HarpWorks

HarpWorks Writing Services offers writing, editing, grant writing, publicity, and research to the commercial and not-for-profit sectors, and to individuals. Owner Stephanie Harp has more than 25 years of experience in journalism, public relations, arts administration, and creative writing, and is a professionally trained researcher, interviewer, and historian.

New from HarpWorks: Case Studies

As a business owner or the director of a not-for-profit, you constantly must decide how your organization will benefit from any purchase you consider making. If you sell a product or service, you need to tell potential customers how you … Continue reading

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Featured Client: Women, Work, and Community

Building Bridges – and Lives When Women, Work, and Community talks to teenage girls about building bridges, they mean that literally. Totally Trades is a free, one-day, hands-on conference held throughout Maine, for girls in 8th-12th grades, to encourage female … Continue reading

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Harp Notes, Early Fall Edition

The latest HarpWorks newsletter, Harp Notes, is now online. The “It’s Fall! 2012” edition features HarpWorks client the Kishintaikan Dojo, the oldest continuously operating martial arts academy in Bangor. Harp Notes also announces Fall into Financial Fitness, a free, half-day … Continue reading

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Featured Client: Kishintaikan Dojo

More Than Just for Kicks At the Kishintaikan Dojo, the oldest, continuously operating martial arts academy in Bangor, they know self-defense and they know how to teach it. For nearly 30 years, the Kishintaikan Dojo (pronounced key-shin-tie-khan doe-joe), has taught … Continue reading

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Featured Client: ArtVan

When the colorfully painted ArtVan rolls into a neighborhood, honking its horn and gathering attention, children and teens run after it to greet the staff and to help unload art supplies for the day’s adventures. ArtVan, a HarpWorks client based … Continue reading

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She/He/It/They

Here are some good tips about a common grammar problem.  I’ve borrowed, in its entirety, from WordPress’s Daily Post blog.  It’s called “They” by Daryl L.L. Houston. “They” Consider the following sentence: A person who does not read this blog … Continue reading

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A Reference Shelf for Good Writing

Once upon a time, every writer had a shelf of favorite reference books. These days, the “shelf”‘ may well be an online one, and books on your shelf may have online versions. But whether you reach for a volume or … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Have you made your summer reading list yet?  Very soon the Bangor Book Festival will announce the authors and illustrators invited to the Fifth Annual Festival on Friday, September 30, and Saturday, October 1, in Downtown Bangor.   As soon as … Continue reading

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Stay Tuned!

HarpWorks Writing Services’ website is under construction.  We’re building pages, and adding information and writing samples.  If you’re looking for something specific, check back soon or just ask: Leave a comment with your contact information, or Email HarpWorks directly at … Continue reading

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