“As a regular contributor for Wander With Wonder, Lara Dunning always goes out of her way to find the ‘wow moments’ our readers will value. She knows how to bring the experiences to life for our readers and to make them a part of her experiences. She is always a professional, a real pleasure to work with, and I know she will deliver quality content that inspires everyone to want to wander with that sense of wonder we hope to impart in all of our stories.” ―Susan Lanier-Graham, Founder and Editor-in-Cheif, Wander With Wonder

“I’ve enjoyed working with Lara Dunning. She produces what she promises quickly and professionally.” ―Barbara Marrett, Communications Manager, San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau

“Lara has been one of the assigned writers for the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce since 2012. Every six weeks we send out an email filled with blogs to over 8,000 recipients to herald our destination. Lara’s stories of life on Fidalgo Island are rich with vibrancy and color – truly magnifying areas of our community and telling the stories of our one-of-a-kind destination.” ―Stehpaine Hamilton, Executive Director, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce

“Lara has a way of capturing the authenticity of Wabash by eloquently describing the characteristics of historical treasures and engaging her audience through story-telling.”      ―Christine Flohr, Director of Tourism, Visit Wabash County

“Handling media relations for the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau, I worked with Lara Dunning in 2015 when she was on assignment to write articles for The Crossing Guide.  I arranged overnight stays for her at several Snohomish inns, and she and wrote accurate, detailed articles featuring them, plus nearby attractions, hikes, etc.  Lara was a pleasure to work with, and I would be glad to assist her in future article assignments.”―Julie Grangler, Media Relations Consultant

“It has been a pleasure working with Lara. She is professional and an extremely talented writer, with a high commitment to journalistic standards.  She helped improve our exposure in the local market with a well-written review and engaging social media posts. It’s always a joy to read her work and be inspired to explore Washington.”
―Katie Williams, Communications Manager, Columbia Hospitality

“Lara is great to work with and has such a wonderful way with words! She wrote lovely stories about her experiences in Island County and really captured the essence of our beautiful islands and the people who live here.” ―Sherrye Wyatt, Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism

“As a contributing writer for Whidbey Life Magazine, I’ve been impressed with Lara’s professionalism and responsiveness. She’s skilled at finding the story our readers want to know about and she works very collaboratively with our editorial team.” ―Sue Taves, Publisher and Editor in Chief, Whidbey Life Magazine