There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

[Maya Angelou]

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Photo by Free Spirit Colorado

Past Freelance Work

(a sample of past work, this list is not comprehensive)

Video Production:

Gungor – Coproducer for music video “Us For Them”. Focused on refining the storytelling element, character development, costume design/art direction, casting, and logistics of the weekend film shoot (food, transportation, etc). For more details, read this post.

Poetry:

This poem has been shown at art shows, shared on podcasts, and read on YouTube channels. It’s one of multiple poems I have that have been performed by others or shared in various capacities…

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Books:

Girl at the End of the World – Helped edit and shape this book. I also have a published interview with author Elizabeth Esther in the back of the book.
The Choice – Published interview with author Allison J. Kennedy in the back of the book.
You Are Stronger Than You Know – I have a published poem in this book about struggling with chronic illness.


Print Magazine & Newspaper Work: 

1404770_220325734806526_1317583277_oColorado Collective:

Currently a managing editor, writer, and photographer for local magazine that features businesses, artists, and enthusiasts in the Southern Colorado area. Each magazine is 112 pages in length, and it comes out twice a year.

You can read one of my stories here.

The Gazette Newspaper – Cheyenne Edition & Woodmen Edition

I write for these two sections of The Gazette, a local newspaper in Colorado Springs, CO. See an example here.

Pueblo Pulp Newsmagazine

I write stories for this print newsmagazine, which are later published to the web. See an example here.

A Ted Talk, an end goal for social anxiety

Local small batch distilleries making their mark on southern Colorado

Southern Colorado author weaves the untold lives of the Palmer sisters

Online Courses

I’ve helped renowned writers and teachers like Thomas Moore, Cynthia Borgeault, Mark Matousek, and Karuna from Light on Kundalini develop online courses.

I’ve also helped develop a grief & healing retreat with videos and workbook here.

Website Marketing & Branding:

Contemplative Journal – Responsible for rebranding and marketing entire magazine, helping design new website, and connecting with writers and class teachers to provide enriching content. Rewrote all marketing copy for this site, including new slogan and new messaging across the website.

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Free Spirit Colorado – Interviewed owner of this photography business, caught her vision, and rewrote all marketing copy for her site.

Home of New Beginnings – Interviewed founders and staff members, compiled notes, and helped write content for this nonprofit website. I also wrote content for brochures and other promotional material.

Dton Naam – Interviewed founders and staff members, complied notes, and helped write content for this nonprofit website. I also wrote content for brochures and other promotional material.

Sperobox – Wrote content for this social enterprise’s website and helped with the initial launch of website and business.

Liveblogging & Online Event Coverage:

SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE – Live blogger for tech conferences held all around the world, updating live for events held by theCUBE. Check out my article summaries here.

Dallas New Tech & Ignite DFW – Liveblog and write summaries of startup profiles, pitches, and short speeches for Launch DFW’s events and other special projects. For examples, read here.

Other Published Online Articles

SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE
I’m a live blogger for tech conferences held all around the world, updating live for events held by theCUBE. Check out my article summaries here.

StarterNoise
Writing for an entrepreneurial online magazine devoted to startups and small business trends. See my articles here.

Dallas New Tech & Ignite DFW
Write summaries of startup profiles, pitches, and short speeches for Dallas New Tech’s monthly events and other special projects. For examples, read here and here.

CBS Crimesider 
48 Hours – Watching A Friend Succumb to Abuse

Confessions of a Funeral Director
15 Things I Wish I Would’ve Known About Grief – shared over 2,000 times on FB!

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7 Things to Remember About Healing from Past Pain and Tragedy – shared over 5,500 times on FB!

 

Social Media Management:

Convergent Books (an imprint of Penguin Random House) – Managed all social media content, edited and posted blog content, maintained online presence and made new connections, planned and hosted online media events, etc.

Your Story

circlelogo_blackDo you have a story you’d love to share with the world? Let me help you tell your story.

I can WRITE or EDIT your website, articles, or books (fiction or nonfiction).

I can help you come up with a SOCIAL MEDIA strategy or MARKETING campaign with an emphasis on storytelling and authentic connection.

I can develop a SCRIPT or VIDEO for you to capture what you’d like to say through visual words. I’m currently collaborating with videographers on how to help tell creative stories through video.

I can help develop and organize ONLINE COURSE content for you if you’d like to teach something, including workbooks and video scripts.

I can PHOTOGRAPH your wedding, your family, your event, your article. Whatever your story is, I can document it.

Feel stuck or just want to collaborate on some kind of CREATIVE, narrative vision? I’m all for it! The Storytelling possibilities are endless. You tell me what you’d like to see, and I’ll help create a narrative that fits with what you or your organization needs.

Contact me for pricing.

You can also find me on Upwork.com or LinkedIn.com.