I’ve been writing for as long as I can remember. That is, for as long as I can remember since I learned how to write. I was the kid who wrote little books and ridiculous stories for no reason and made “reports” of my day on my dad’s old Royal typewriter.
In high school, I was the first sophomore allowed on the school paper (mine was a 3-year high school) and in my time there, I served as news editor, features editor, reporter, columnist, editor-in-chief and all-around busy gal.
I majored in English in college, but gained valuable journalism experience at the school’s daily newspaper, and worked as a copy editor, reporter, and news editor.
I wasn’t just journalistically inclined — I also created and edited a creative writing publication while pursuing my English degree.
When the real world beckoned after college, I decided to stick with journalism and worked for several years as a newspaper reporter. While I have a passion and preference for community journalism and chose to work at smaller community papers, many of my stories moved on the Associated Press wire and one I wrote garnered so much national attention, a movie was made from the subject matter.
Although I’m not the “enter contests” type of writer, my cohorts and editors entered me in a few and I was honored with California Newspaper Publisher Association awards for environmental journalism, community journalism, and enterprise reporting.
I have always been a creative thinker and during one election year I brainstormed and organized a candidate forum for the newspaper to host. I invited all the candidates and managed their various requests and demands, provided the forum moderator with questions and talking points, and worked the back end of the forum from start to finish. One candidate for U.S. Senate commended me for my creativity and organization.
I bring all of my education and experience to MojoCopy. Clients know that from me they get a writer who:
- Is experienced
- Is passionate about writing
- Thinks outside the box and provides copy that reflects this
- Knows what a deadline is and meets it with no excuses
- Provides fluent, cogent, easy-to-read copy that gets results
- Is easy to work with, communicates well, and provides a professional finished product.
Contact me today so we can discuss your writing needs. You can reach me via email or by commenting on this site. I am also available via phone and Skype.