Writing & editing

As an experienced, detail-oriented, and goal-driven writer and editor, I produce high-quality, customized content that meets the unique needs of my clients.

I’m passionate about working with organizations and companies to help them bring their brands to life. ​I take care to learn about what makes my clients’ products and services unique and then work to craft tailored messages for them—written in their voices and according to their brand standards, and without confusing jargon.

Specialty areas
  • Environmental topics and sustainable living
  • Natural health and holistic wellness
  • Beauty, hair care, and skincare (with a focus on natural and environmentally friendly products and practices)
  • Health foods and artisan foods
  • Parenting and motherhood

Qualifications
  • 10+ years of copyediting, substantive editing, and proofreading
  • 10+ years of copywriting for a wide variety of audiences and formats—delivering high quality, clean content by deadline, in an organization’s voice that conforms to brand standards and applicable Style Guides
  • 60+ magazine articles published nationally and internationally, online and in print, and countless blog posts published for companies and organizations
  • BA: Communications
  • MLIS: Master’s of Library and Information Studies
  • Continuing education courses in the business, marketing, communications, and teaching fields

Skills & services

Editing

  • copyediting
  • substantive editing
  • proofreading
  • fact-checking and research
  • creation/maintenance of Style Guides

Public relations

  • crafting press releases
  • securing media coverage for companies
  • coordinating contests and giveaways

Social media

  • social media strategy
  • managing social media accounts and channels
  • writing and editing posts; coordinating content
  • analytics
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Writing

  • full-length feature articles
  • blog posts & blogging strategy
  • website copy
  • brochures/flyers/advertising copy
  • online newsletters and newsletter strategy
  • ghostwriting
  • social media posts
  • press releases
  • magazine articles and magazine content strategy
  • academic writing
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Strategy

  • social media audit and plan
  • blog or website audit
  • creating editorial calendars and schedules

Selected works

  • The truth about plastic: my article in alive magazine
  • My most recent article: sow an alternative lawn
  • Nontoxic products for kids

I’ll work to develop custom solutions tailored to your unique needs and challenges.