Emily M. Akin is a freelance writer, blogger, editor, and marketing consultant. Writing for publication since 1999, Emily has had more than 200 articles published. Her work has appeared in Christian periodicals including The Upper Room, The Secret Place, HomeLife, Mature Living, The Lookout, Vista, and Evangel. She is a regular contributor to Hometown Magazine of the Ken-Tenn Area.
In recent years, Akin has taught an online course entitled “Marketing Your Services” for The Christian PEN (Proofreaders and Editors Network), an online network for Christian proofreaders and editors. She has also led workshops for Kentucky Christian Writers Conference on occasion. Besides having worked in insurance sales, she has done marketing-related work for local non-profits, businesses, and Kentucky Christian Writers Conference. She holds bachelor’s degrees in music and organizational communications and a Master of Business Administration degree.