Erik Neilson is a freelance writer based in the seaside city of Portland, ME. A graduate of the University of Vermont, Neilson has been writing professionally since 2008. He also has extensive experience working in the field of marketing; both business to business and business to consumer. His time as a professional industry copywriter forever influenced the way he approaches assignments to this day. In his spare time, Erik enjoys cooking, brewing beer and writing and recording original music.