Bio

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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My goal as a writer and a marketer is to create an experience for readers — to evoke emotion, to educate, to enlighten, to cajole, and often to bring about an action, such as a click or a call. I’ve written copy and content for most types of print and online media. I’ve worked on award-winning creative teams, developed brands and strategy, and managed projects for 40+ technology, education and entertainment companies. I am also a novelist and playwright. Early in my career I was a software developer and an instructor.

My Story

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Awards

Smithsonian Innovation Award, 2nd Place (Editor of TI Tomorrow website for Texas Instruments, 1997)
Featured Playwright, Playwrights Showcase of the Western Region, 2007
Book of the Month, Fiction, BookReview.com, 2004, for Waking Maya
Featured Playwright, Baltimore Playwrights Festival, 2003

Speaking Engagements

UCLA Career Panel  ♦  ASJU Tech Writer Forum  ♦ DC Writer’s Showcase  ♦  Iowa City Book Festival

Skills:

  • Article writing 95%
  • Marketing writing 95%
  • Strategy development 90%
  • Website development 85%