I’m a writer and editor for hire.
Born and raised in NYC, I now live on a 42’ sailboat in Seattle with my husband and shipmate, Dan. We spend our summers cruising the stunningly beautiful Pacific Northwest coast, something we have done for many years. When the gray and rain of Seattle become too dreary, we escape to warm, southern climes for a few months each winter.
Once upon a time, I worked in theater, both as an actor (once auditioning for Paul Newman) and in the administrative end of the business. For three life-changing years, I worked with homeless and runaway teens at Covenant House, a shelter in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. After moving to Seattle, I worked for the University of Washington Medical Center running cancer support programs and writing a monthly newsletter.
Writing always factored into my work and personal life but it wasn’t until I left my last full-time job that I was free to turn full-time to writing and editing.
Once I took that leap of faith, things took off. I landed a gig almost immediately writing a quarterly newsletter for the University of Washington’s Spanish Department. I found a niche in the newsletter writing world and also wrote a monthly newsletter for a Seattle dance and movement studio.
I have been a columnist for a local newspaper for eight years and have a loyal following. My personal writing has appeared in anthologies, blogs, magazines and internet publications. Individuals contract me for writing and editing projects. No matter what the project, when I am working I am happy. I love helping clients find their way on the page as much as I do working on my own material.
As a writer and editor, my main job is to help individuals and companies express their authentic voices.