Writing genres: History, Archaology, Culinary, Travel, Advertising, Grants, Marketing, Public Relations, Interview/Image/Profile pieces.
Cooking, Travel, Television and Entertainment, Archaeology and history.
Studied English Literature and diverse forms and genres of writing, including creative, journalism, poetry, philosophy, debate, prose, Shakespeare, script and plays, and commercial/advertising. Tutored grad level students while still an undergrad and was accepted into two graduate-level courses before matriculation. Concentrated study in speech forensics and languages.
History/Travel article for monthly magazine distributed in the Southwest region, with worldwide subscribers. Detailed research and narrative about Virgil Earp and his home in Tombstone AZ
Articles and weekly previous in the Daytime Television genre, plus ancillary articles regarding casting and special events. Below is an excerpt from 2014 previews.
Hobby, Recreation, and Lifestyle articles for weekly newspaper in a tourist region popular with outdoors enthusiasts, hikers, and fishers.
Articles describing specific foods pertaining to travel areas or ethnicity. Often profiling a region and its travel or tourism highlights, which often included culinary choices.
Reviews and descriptive articles outlining the different regional options for hotel, B&B, and hostelry available for travelers, emphasizing amenities, location, and expense.
Articles and summaries for attorney website and distribution regarding the C-8 contamination of local area waterways and water supplies affecting residents.
Press releases, announcements, pitch letters and press releases for actors, businesses, and event clients. Below is an excerpt of an actor bio, used for submission to magazine and entertainment editors when pitching a story/article or 'for your consideration' status.
This excerpt is one of several travel/history/archaeology submissions which were published and reprinted; this one focused on the other, less famous mud brick pyramids of Egypt.
Travel, Recreation and profile pieces for local newspaper, including a three-part series on RV life and travel. The extract below was from one such series called "Wherever You Go".
Wrote and edited blog entries and posts for several clients in the legal, entertainment, medical, and recreational fields, as well as some in technology and travel.
Demonstrated expertise in writing releases for entertainment, blog, actors, writers, and events for distribution, with clear results and retention. Below is an excerpt from a recent release for a Young Adult novel writer.
Demonstrated expertise as a skilled prose and narrative form writer, with a casual and engaging voice and style which makes the material not only accessible, but interesting and intriguing. Below is an excerpt from a travel/history magazine, profiling the Butterfield Stage Company.