I‘ll put my words to work for you – just the right words. When you need help with writing, personal or business, I’m here to lend you a hand.

I’m the right one for all of your writing needs, because I have tried-and-true skills and years of experience:

  • authoring promotional articles;
  • building resumes and cover letters;
  • compiling directories and calendars;
  • conducting book research;
  • crafting feature articles and sidebars;
  • creating award-winning marketing and technical materials for nonprofits and corporations;
  • developing brochures and newsletters;
  • fact-checking;
  • generating fact sheets, proposals and reports;
  • ghostwriting;
  • identifying story ideas;
  • penning essays;
  • preparing profiles and bios;
  • proofreading news columns, infographics and stories;
  • researching;
  • working on grants;
  • writing copy for blogs, tweets and websites plus print and broadcast media.

Why You Should Hire Writer Janet Herring-Sherman

By Susan Fay, professional writer and photographer; posted on her blog 

“A writers’ group can be a powerful asset in a writer’s toolbox.  My writing group is particularly blessed with some very keen minds and big talents.

Janet Herring-Sherman is one of those keen minds.  Her talents are many and her credits include work for major publications, businesses, and newspapers.

A resident of Yamhill, Oregon, Janet is a major league whiz when it comes to finding the right words.  With ease, she’ll make those run-of-the-mill sentences sing.  In unison.  Best of all, Janet is masterful when it comes to ensuring that your project retains your voice and vision.

Why should you hire Janet Herring-Sherman?  Janet is charming, brilliant, and effective.  She’s got the credentials and know-how to make your business plan, specification, memoir, promotional materials, or other writing projects truly spectacular.  I recommend Janet for all your writing needs.”

  • I'm an award-winning freelance writer, based in Oregon. Let's talk about how I can get the words you need just right.
  • If we were meeting in person, we'd be shaking hands. So I hope you'll consider this introduction as my handshake. I'm an award-winning freelance writer, based in Oregon. I have more than 20 years of experience to bring to the table. Let's talk about how I can get the words you need just right.
  • Contact Me

    It's easy to reach me. E-mail or phone me today at 503-883-3686. I'll get right back to you!
  • Why You Should Hire Me

    I'm a well-versed writer you can count on. I'm a quick study and a pro with words as well as deadlines. I work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients to get the words -- their words -- JUST RIGHT.
  • What Others Say

    "Without hesitation, I would recommend Janet, a talented and trustworthy freelancer, for any writing project you might have. She has a genuine and imaginative writing talent – and loves helping her clients discover the words they need. Hire Janet: Her writing will get you results." Martin A. Levy, a North America real estate leader
  • What It Is I Do

    I write people right.
    I write pets right.
    I write places right.
    I write projects right.



    1. Don’t use no double negative.
    2. Make each pronoun agree with their antecedent.
    3. Join clauses good, like a conjunction should.
    4. About them sentence fragments.
    5. When dangling, watch your participles.
    6. Verbs has to agree with their subjects.
    7. Don’t write run-on sentences they are hard to read.
    8. Try to not ever split infinitives.
    9. It’s important to use your apostrophe’s correctly.
    10. Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.

    These clever ways to remember grammar basics were found framed in an old office building. The author is unknown.

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