I am a content marketing writer and journalist, and often write about Hawai‘i and its business, culture, travel and hospitality industries, agriculture, energy, and more. Click here for writing samples.
Reach me at 808 964-1494 or leslie@leslielang.com.

Content Marketing

Among my specializations are writing about Hawai‘i and its business, hospitality, culture, travel, agriculture, and energy. Since 1998 I have written, ghostwritten and edited many articles and blog posts as well as web content, press releases, newsletters and white papers for consumer and trade magazines, websites, blogs, small businesses, marketing and public relations companies and more. Photo: The Malling-Hansen writing ball, first produced in 1870 and the first commercially produced typewriter. I don't use that. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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Editing

I am a whiz-bang editor. Whatever you are writing, I can professionally edit your document or manuscript so it's ready for publication or whatever your goal. If you are self-publishing a book--and whether you hire me or someone else--make sure you have it professionally copyedited. It's a critical step. Photo: This is not how I edit. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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Biographies & Memoirs

I am a ghostwriter who helps people write their memoirs, biographies or the story of their business or family history. Capturing and helping to preserve someone's story is very satisfying! Photo: Portrait of Marcus Sparling seated on Roger Fenton's photographic van, 1844. Source: Library of Congress.

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My work has appeared in or on Hana Hou (the Hawaiian Airlines in-flight magazine), Fodors.com, Jetsetter.com, Spirit of Aloha (the Aloha Airlines in-flight magazine), GuestBook, Halekulani Living, Trump Ho‘okipa, Honolulu magazine, HawaiiBusiness, Hawaii Hospitality, and Hawaii Home + Remodeling, among many others. A partial client list also includes Olomana Loomis, ALTRES, Legacy Isle Publishing, Lyman Museum, the Hawaii Island Economic Development Board, Hawaii Island Visitors Bureau, East Hawaii Cultural Center, Pacific Islanders in Communications, Ancestry.com, and Trek Bicycle.

My writing has twice been awarded the Hawai‘i Visitor and Convention Bureau’s “Keep It Hawai‘i” award (print media division) and also won the Society of Professional Journalists’ “Excellence in Journalism” award for feature writing/long form.