Published Articles

Articles, Blogs and Other Works

I have hundreds of articles that I have completed for various companies, blogs and individuals.  I highlight some of my favorites below.

I write about a variety of subjects: education, languages, culture, art, finance, alternative medicine, restaurants, business, history and more.

I fell in love with words at a young age.  I’ve been blogging since 2008 and enjoy doing the writing, photography and adding the creative slant to my articles.

What sets me apart?

  • I approach my writing professionally, yet creatively
  • I have a lot of writing experience and I’m a stickler for well-written content
  • I’m a perfectionist and I strive to exceed your expectations
  • I believe in seeing the good that life has to offer
  • A positive attitude and a strong work ethic get the job done

Types of writing I do:

  • articles
  • white papers
  • blogging
  • web content
  • copywritg
  • research reports
  • trade publications
  • corporate content
  • travel and places

In addition:

  • Wherever possible, I do my own photography
  • I can add art and design to articles and/or webpages
  • I edit photos using GIMP, and I’m familiar with Photoshop
  • I’ve created videos for articles

 

Rainbow Community School – Asheville, NC

I do a lot of the blogging for the school.

Here are some of my proudest articles:

The Rainbow Warriors

 Field Day at Rainbow

Rainbow Receives Green School of Excellence Award

 

The Mountaineer Newspaper – Waynesville, NC

Small Business Saturday – I interviewed a local shopkeeper.  She runs the Village Framer on Main Street in Waynesville, NC.  Customers and high-quality framing are her number one priority.  I also took the photographs you see in the article.

 

 

 

CraftFail – Where Crafters Fail

Zombie Strawberry Snowmen – a crafter illustrates an easy dessert dish gone horribly wrong.

Mint Serving Platter – Melted Mess – an easy dish made from candy doesn’t quite make it.

Anthropologie DIY T-Shirt Remake – a crafter experiences an epic sewing failure.

Oreo D’OH! Smothered Cookies – witness the epic globs of Oreo and cookie dough in this cooking fail.

Neon Splatter Cake – sometimes the photos we see don’t reflect how things really work out in the baking world.

 

 

 

The Wakefield Doctrine – Blog

What’s It Like Being a Clark – This guest post is written in the style of the Wakefield Doctrine and I explain the world from my perspective, as a clark.  The Wakefield Doctrine specializes in the theory that all people fall into one of three personality types: clarks, scotts and rogers.

 

Fabulous Blogging 

1st Year Blogger – a guest post about my first year as a full-time blogger and writer.

 

 

 

HubPages, Inc.

Owls, Facts, Symbolism and Meaning – A look into the world of owls and their lore.

Hiking at Paint Rock, NC -Explanations and photographs of a hidden gem for recreation near Asheville, NC.

Easy Photo Editing – 6 Free Sites and Examples – Photo editing using photos and examples from various sites around the web.

Three Great Peacemakers – A glimpse into the world of Mother Teresa, Rigoberta Menchú, and Deganawida.

Black Walnut (Juglans Nigra) – The benefits and properties of black walnut trees and fruits.

Make a Salad With Edible Plants In Your Yard – Make a salad with common weeds from your yard plus a vinaigrette dressing.

Sharpie Art: Design a Table – Turn an old drab table into a fabulous one using doodle marks from Sharpies.

Learn a Second Language: Why, When, How – Learning a language at different ages, what approaches work best, and reasons to do so.

Mountain Biking Bent Creek, Asheville, NC – Bent Creek is a mecca for biking enthusiasts with miles and miles of trails.

5 Tips on How To Save Water – An overview on easy ways to curb your water use.

Corn Masa Sopes and Tomatillo Sauce – A recipe on a delicious southwestern meal.

 

 

 

Video Samples – The following links all include videos I’ve created for their respective articles:

How to Express Gratitude – ways to express gratitude and change your life

Earth Day: Vlog and Violet Syrup – ideas for Earth Day and how to make violet syrup

The Legend of Chocolate – the fabled origin of chocolate and a recipe for Mexican hot chocolate

Outer Banks Lighthouses – three lighthouses on Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Hypermiling in Your Car – how to save gas and money

Using Biodiesel and Biofuels – A tour of Blue Ridge Biofuels

 

 

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