The Write Place recently added a new member to its team—Janelle Beekman, a graphic designer. Beekman’s responsibilities will include design and layout of projects such as newsletters, books, catalogs, ads, brochures and more.

A graduate of South Dakota State University, Beekman holds a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and a minor in journalism. She also has experience in advertising and billboard design from her work at Daktronics, a worldwide leader in large format electronic display systems. “Janelle brings a great design sense and an up-to-date skill set that we’re excited to add to our mix,” said Alexis Thomas, business manager. Beekman is working at The Write Place’s headquarters in Pella, Iowa. “I’m looking forward to living in Pella, and to working with The Write Place’s unique mix of business clients and authors,” said Beekman. Her other interests include reading and hiking.

The Write Place provides professional writing, graphic design and project coordination services to authors and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as internal communications assistance to corporations. Learn more about their business and book services at, give them a call at 641-628-8398 or drop by their downtown Pella headquarters at 709 Main Street, Suite 2. The Write Place also serves clients from an office in Cedar Falls, Iowa. 

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