Amy incorporates a mix of humor, candor, and relevant fact to reach readers and keep them interested. She uses sentence structure, intriguing vocabulary and sentence length to create rhythm and texture. Amy is a creative writer. She loves words, but she values restraint.
Amy's interests include collecting and listening to vinyl records, live music shows, reading books and magazines and swimming and water activities.
Amy learned the tenets of writing fiction, non-fiction, travel articles, feature stories, and poetry. She also minored in English Literature, studying great works as well as lesser known narratives.
Amy studied journalistic practices, including the theory, libel laws and ethical expectations involved in the trade. She homed her interviewing, AP Style, news gathering, investigating and researching skills, along with learning tactics involving the ever growing digital age.
Amy worked in restaurants as both a waitress and a bartender while in college and graduate school. She is knowledgeable about customer relations and various other aspects of the restaurant industry and accompanying lifestyle of the owners and employees.
Amy has reviewed various music events locally. She has written about musicians and their lives and deaths, themes and trends within the music industry, as well as promotional articles for upcoming events. She has interviewed bands and musicians, reviewed albums, and blogged for websites aiming at an edgy, younger audience.
Amy often uses humor in her writing to create a relationship with the reader. She believes humor shows humanity, which keeps people engaged. Besides, everybody likes to laugh.
Amy has written various articles having to do with animals and nature. Topics have included issues arising from habitat encroachment and non-native species invasions. Alternately she has covered topics including nuclear war, NASA's explorations and technologies, and the findings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Amy worked at Planned Parenthood for two years as an assistant and counselor. She is a mother and a wife, so she has the experience and knowledge that goes along with those life experiences. Amy has written about women's issues relating to reproductive choices and health, motherhood, and relationships.
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