Steph possesses a diverse range of writing specialties that showcase her expertise and versatility. Her primary focus lies in targeted marketing assets, content creation, and fiction.
With expert-level research and analysis skills, Steph can masterfully adapt to audience and purpose. This makes her copywriting especially effective for marketing and other goal-oriented assets.
She has a decade of experience as both a creator and ghostwriter. Her work includes blog posts, website copy, social media posts, and product descriptions. However, her Master of Education makes her particularly skilled at crafting effective course material, including course outlines, lesson drafts, assessments, lectures, presentations, and rubrics.
Storytelling is Steph’s happy place. She has an MFA in Creative Writing with a focus on Young Adult Literature. She has written for all ages and across several genres, but is most drawn to fantasy, mystery, and YA fiction. Her specialties are world-building, pacing, narrative tension, and deeply resonant character arcs.
With a powerful combination of experience, education, and a genuine passion for the written word, Steph offers a versatile and accomplished skill set that consistently delivers exceptional work across a wide range of writing specialties.
Insatiably curious, Steph considers herself a life-long learner. She holds Master's degrees in education and creative writing, and is just as interested in pop culture as she is in the latest academic research. Topics she loves include education, learning, how the brain works, therapy, art and making art, gardening, indie publishing, traditional publishing, books, Taylor Swift, video games, productivity for neurodivergence, AI, Tik Tok, weight lifting, and cats.
Steph's Bachelor's degree in Communication provided her with a comprehensive understanding of film, media, and communication. Through off-campus study experiences in England and Philadelphia, Steph learned the value of both global and local citizenship. She volunteered in after-school tutoring programs and community cleanups, wrote for the college newspaper, and explored her interest in politics.
Steph's Master of Education degree provided her with a specialized focus on curriculum and instruction. Through this program, she honed her skills in designing effective educational content and developing innovative teaching methodologies. Additionally, she acquired valuable applied research skills, enabling her to analyze and implement evidence-based practices in the field of education.
With an MFA in Creative Writing and a Certificate in Professional Writing, Steph possesses a well-rounded skill set. Her thesis focused on Young Adult Fiction, allowing her to refine her storytelling abilities in that genre. Additionally, she explored diverse areas of study, including copywriting, branding, and content writing, enhancing her versatility as a writer.
With a Master of Education and nine years of teaching experience, Steph is a highly skilled and dedicated educator. Her passion for providing quality education is evident in her award-winning teaching methods. Steph's expertise lies in trauma-informed care, socio-emotional learning, instructional design, and writing instruction. She excels in creating inclusive and engaging learning environments that foster growth and development. With a deep commitment to student success and a focus on innovative teaching practices, Steph continues to make a positive impact in the field of education.
With a wealth of experience and a strong educational background, Steph possesses expertise in training and development. Her comprehensive knowledge of instructional design, curriculum development, and adult learning principles enables her to design and deliver impactful training programs. Whether it's conducting needs assessments, creating engaging training materials, or facilitating interactive workshops, Steph's skills and passion for training make her an invaluable resource in fostering professional growth and enhancing organizational performance. Her ability to adapt to diverse audiences and deliver effective training solutions sets her apart as a skilled training professional.
Steph blogged about books for over a decade, creating content that included book reviews, author interviews, and content created in partnership with publicists and publishers. In addition, she has ghost-written blogs on cars, education, and business leadership. Steph teaches College Composition and can adapt her writing to meet a specific voice and purpose.
Let Steph be your hype man. She knows how to capture your brand voice, so you can build the buzz you need. Her press releases are informative, tight, and targeted to your goals. Steph has taken classes in branding and marketing at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as supported the launch of several small businesses.
Steph has written articles on a variety of topics including books, movies, music, art shows, education, business, and politics. She has a proven ability to craft engaging and informative content. She excels at conducting thorough research, organizing ideas effectively, and delivering articles that captivate readers while meeting client objectives.
With her expertise in instructional design and content creation, Steph excels in writing engaging and informative webinars. She carefully structures the content, incorporating interactive elements and clear learning objectives to maximize audience engagement and knowledge retention. Her skillful approach ensures that each webinar delivers valuable and impactful learning experiences.
Steph has written case studies in AI usage, education, and publishing. Drawing upon her expertise in research and analysis, Steph excels in writing compelling case studies. She skillfully examines real-world scenarios, conducts thorough investigations, and presents insightful findings. With a keen eye for detail and the ability to distill complex information, Steph's case studies provide valuable insights and practical solutions for readers.
With a passion for storytelling and a diverse range of creative writing skills, Steph has established herself as a skilled and versatile writer. Her experience spans from writing novels and short stories to scripts and micro-fiction, including young adult literature, fantasy, mystery, and fiction. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing, and specializes in world-building, pacing, narrative tension, and creating deeply resonant character arcs.
Steph also leverages her storytelling ability to create engaging nonfiction. Her background in academic writing has equipped her with the ability to deliver concise and well-researched content, ensuring credibility and reader satisfaction. With a powerful combination of education, experience, and a genuine love for the written word, Steph consistently delivers exceptional creative work that engages and captivates readers.
Her deliverables always use current best practices for ebook formatting.
As an experienced educator and student of user experience design, Steph has a decade of experience anticipating pain points and eliminating and mitigating impact. When a user has a question, they want clear and consistent answers. Steph knows how to break down complex topics so they are easy to understand, which will help make your FAQ valuable to users.
With a strong background in instructional design and effective communication, Steph is highly skilled in creating impactful presentations. She excels at structuring content, incorporating visual aids, and delivering engaging talks. Her ability to simplify complex concepts and deliver compelling messages makes her presentations informative and memorable.
Effective sponsored content is authentic, compelling, and useful. Steph achieves all three with her ability to seamlessly blend brand messaging with engaging storytelling. Her creative writing background allows her to craft content that emotionally resonates with the audience, so they come away with a positive impression of the brand and a concrete understanding of the how a product and service will add value to their lives.