Contact information: At the top of your first page, center your name, street address, city and state, phone, email.
Add the next sections in bold type, flushed left.
Summary: The summary is an overview of what you have accomplished as a writer. In a single paragraph, describe your writing experience and any other experience related to writing.
Education: List your degree, college attended, and year of graduation.
Professional organizations: List your memberships.
Experience: List your job titles and the dates you’ve worked at each job. The list goes from present to past.
Publications: First, give a general summary of the kinds of pieces you’ve published. For instance, it could look like:
educational articles for children
parenting and writer’s articles
elementary education lesson plans
fiction for children’s magazines
Then add a sub-heading by listing the specific places where your work has been published. These may include books, newspapers, websites, or magazines.
There are many different ways to format a resume. You can use my example or check online to see what works best for you. Creating a professional resume is always good to have on hand. You'll never know when it may be needed to earn a coveted writing assignment.