About

Profile and Skills

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Born: Brooklyn, NY
Home: Fairfield, IA
Years as a Writer: 25
Degree: B.S. Biology
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Writer and editor of digital content for online and print use—websites, SEO blogs, case studies, articles, email and more

Comprehensive portfolio of marketing and advertising work

Assisted 40+ organizations in technology, entertainment and education

Developer of brands and marketing strategy for small business to Fortune 100

Creative writing background as a novelist, playwright, essayist and screenwriter

Experience working with most print and digital media types/channels

Hollywood experience working with Steven Spielberg and as screenplay analyst

Early career experience as a software developer, broadcaster and instructor

My Story

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Business Experience

Background writing for web, print, social, video and email in support of consumer and B2B sales and marketing. Writer of articles, profiles, executive communications, ghosted pieces, case studies, ads, proposals, video and more, working for organizations in technology, the arts, entertainment and education. Digitally savvy, politically in the know, CMS capable, able to assume full responsibility for an organization’s communications needs. Agency and management experience.

Clients include: IBM, Texas Instruments, Candle Corp., K12, eFax, Xdrive, Wild Divine, PictureTel, Naviance, Ideal Energy, FoodChain ID, Iowa State Bank, and others.

Film, Stage and Creative Writing

• Screenplay Analyst, Universal Studios & Twentieth Century Fox, Hollywood, CA. Evaluated TV and film scripts for directors Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz of Bedford Falls Company and writer/director George Gallo of Sweet Revenge Productions.

•  Contributing Writer, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore City Paper, The Iowa Source magazine

•  Playwright, Warsaw, finalist in playwright’s festivals in Baltimore and Denver

•  Novelist, Waking Maya, #1 Amazon bestseller in visionary fiction

•  Manager, educational and press literature for the world’s largest Holocaust oral history project, based at Universal Studios and chaired by Steven Spielberg

Skills:

  • Power of Observation 95%
  • Reasoning and Problem Solving Skills 90%
  • Fearlessness 85%
  • Yielding to Limitations 40%