ABOUT

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The short version about me is this:

Writer. Editor. Traveler. Restorative Yoga Evangelist (and instructor). Documentarian. INFJ. Lover of books, (cowboy) boots, Boston terriers, balasana, Browncoats, blogging and baked goods. (Also alliteration.)

The little bit longer version about me is this:

I’ve been working with words professionally for more than 20 years. During that time, I’ve

  • had hundreds of stories published in publications like Spirituality & Health magazine, Rodale’s Organic Life, and the Colorado Springs Independent (where I was an editor and reporter for almost seven years) — multiple stories have won awards through the Society of Professional Journalists;
  • helped raise millions of dollars in grant support for a variety of health and human services, arts and culture, animal welfare, and educational nonprofits;
  • collaborated with more than 60 clients on writing or editing projects; and
  • mentored more than 50 high school and college newspaper interns.

I'm an alumna of Colorado College (B.A., English), a former conference director (twice) for the Pikes Peak Writers Conference, and a 10-plus-year volunteer for the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. While I've been living in Colorado for more than 20 years now, I grew up in the Chicago area and I freakin' love pizza. 

I also love learning new things and I’ll try just about anything once (and probably write about it). You’ll find evidence of that in some of my favorite story assignments (read this and this) and as one of the main topics on my blog.

If all this is intriguing enough, I invite you to sign up for my every-now-and-again newsletter. You can also follow me on Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest. These are the three primary places (aside from here on my blog) you'll find me on the interwebs. If you’re interested in working with me, learn more about my ghostwriting/editing services here.

Oh, and thanks for reading all this way!

 

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