Writing Down Life

WITNESSING...the ebb and flow of life.

Portfolio

Publications (Partial list):

AltarWork.com (October 2016-present): contributor – poetry and creative non-fiction

 Trusting Him When Life’s Messy: (July 2016) Contributing author to a collection of short stories compiled by Charlotte Holt

LifeNotes: A Life Letter Cafe (2014-Present): Contributing blogger

What Real Love Taught Me by Arlene Galinos – Editor and consultant

Walking Through Fiery Trials: A Year of Loss, Learning and Faith – (Nov. 2009-Oct. 2011) Co-author/Developmental Editor/Editor, Marketing (with Mary Pat Jones, Barringer Publishing, Oct. 2011)

Professional Experience:

  • Freelance Editor/Writer (2007 – Present) – Copy writer/editor, social media and website content creation, editor of Christian/Inspirational works of fiction and non-fiction. (Client list upon request) Christian, Non-fiction author (seeking publication).
  • Exit One Solutions (June 2014- Nov. 2015) – Communications Director, copy writer/editor for marketing, PR and corporate communications, media relations and account management.
  • Capital Software Group (Nov. 2012 – October 2013): Website content writing/editing, social media coordinator, Executive Assistant.
  • Stillmeadows Cabins (Oct. 09-May 2011) – Marketing Consultant: Created marketing collateral, including brochures; got them online by creating initial social media accounts and website.
  • attribute magazine (2007-2010): ePublication I founded in late 2007. My roles: Founding Editor, Executive/Creative Director, Editor in Chief, marketing, contributing writer, web development, etc.
  • Will Write for Art (2007-presently by request only)
    A Creative Services company I formed in 2007 which provides writing & marketing services for artists (of all genres) and their supporting organizations. (I now only do this work upon request.) Some of my clients have included:

    • Alexia de Gunzburg – Artist/Author (Naples, FL)
    • Daniel Herrera – Artist/Documentary Filmmaker (Cape Coral, FL)
    • Lawrence Freeman-Metal Sculptor (San Diego, CA)
    • Feng Jin-Sculptor-Metal Sculptor (Alameda, CA)
    • Lauren Huang – Artist/Writer/Translator (Alameda, CA)
    • Naked Masks (theatre)/Jonathan Vandenberg (San Francisco, CA)

Acknowledgments/Awards:

  • Cause: You’re Beautiful (2009-10) Hand-picked to be a contributing writer for the website in support of this Cause, created by Grammy Award winning, Singer/Songwriter, Toni Childs.
  • Named one of Ode Magazine’s, Top 25 Intelligent Optimist (2008)

In Service: 

  • August 2015 – July 2016: St. Paul Community United Methodist Church, Cincinnati, OH: Bible study leader, Chancel Choir (soprano), Praise Band (singer), Social media/website marketing, intercessory prayer, etc…
  • August 2014- February 2015 – Community Congregational Church Allelujah Choir – Soloist/Soprano
  • 2009-2015: Founder/Organizer – Southwest Florida Arts Incubator
  • July – Nov. 2013 – Storytellers Creative Conference, Gospel Choir – Soprano
  • 2012-2013 Steeple People Choral – Soprano
  • 2011-2012 Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center: Chairperson-Friends of Bayshore CAPA & 2013 Festival of the Arts, Planning Committee; social media, contributor to CAPA newsletter, business writing.

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