Judy specializes in using journalistic and technical styles to create informative articles. When writing how-to steps for repairing a leaky pipe, building a garden misting system, or registering to vote, she takes a logical approach to guiding readers through a new experience. Her troubleshooting guides assist users in correcting problems in home maintenance, repairing the electronics in cell phone towers, or learning how to use computer software.
Playing golf is Judy’s favorite pastime, and living in Florida makes it possible to be on a course several times almost every month. She is a vegetable gardener and enjoys sharing her crops with a local food bank. Participating in civic activities has given her the opportunity to advocate for local political and environmental issues.
Judy's undergraduate degree provided a basis for a two-year stint as a high school English teacher and for her subsequent interest in writing.
Judy chose to use social science methodology for her study of mass communications. To develop research for her thesis, she conducted interviews with respondents whose tv was in a repair shop. Her hypothesis held that families would increase interpersonal interaction in the absence of watching tv. Her thesis on family communication was published in the Journal of Broadcasting.
Judy has written hundreds of SEO articles and blogs on home improvement projects. Some of the most frequently requested topics include remodeling, painting, landscaping, pest control, plumbing, and decking. Judy often writes in a company owner’s voice to encourage readers to seek a product or service. She gives advice that assists homeowners with do-it-yourself projects.
Writing for a college, Judy developed a general information article to attract potential students to pursue a degree in psychology. Presenting facts about the kinds of services that a degree holder may provide, she indicated the types of employment that may be available. The article focused on the educational path that students follow to earn an undergraduate degree.
In response to a request for a post on neckties, Judy researched the origin of the fashion accent. Finding that its history revealed a connection to Louis XIV, she presented a condensed version for a haberdashery. Uniforms worn by Croatian soldiers in the 17th century provided the inspiration for a colorful adornment around the neck, and Judy connected the history to its acceptance in men's attire today.