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:
- white papers
- web content
- research reports
- trade publications
- corporate content
- travel and places
- 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
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.
1st Year Blogger – a guest post about my first year as a full-time blogger and writer.
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