Writing Portfolio & Services

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Professional Freelance Travel Writer

Freelance Services:

  • Concise, well-written content, and photographs for both print and online media
  • Sponsored posts
  • Refreshing old copy
  • Fact-checking
  • Social media content

My travel interests include culture, history, recreational activities, happy hours and locavore-inspired food. I meet deadlines, enjoy the editorial process, and am available for FAM tours and working with travel and tourism organizations.

My professional life is a balance of freelance writing for various travel magazines and Small Town Washington, where I share my passion for small town travel. I am a regular contributor to Bainbridge Island Magazine, Experience Anacortes,  The Crossing Guide, WaggonerGuide.com, WanderWithWonder.comWhidbey Life Magazine, and write for RealFoodTraveler.com and Northwest Travel & Life Magazine.

I am the founder and sole contributor to Small Town Washington.com & Beyond, a travel site dedicated to lodging, dining, and activities in small towns.

For the Wabash County Tourism & Visitors Bureau, I rewrote new copy from old press releases, which included fact-checking and historical research, for Wabash County Visitors Guide, Vol. 10.

Since 2011, I have been on the editorial team as a fact-checker, researcher, and proofreader for the annual boating guidebook the Waggoner Cruising Guide.

A full list of my articles can be found here. Read my endorsements here.

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Travel Organizations

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Young Adult Writing

In 2016, my young adult novel, Aleutian Pearl, a modern-day selkie story, won 2nd place in the Authors.me YA!2015 contest.

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Creative Nonfiction 

My nonfiction essays have been published in Soundings ReviewMountain GazetteSilver Apples Magazine, and in the fall, another will be published in Niche Literary Magazine.

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Writing Organizations

I am a member of SCBWI and Pacific Northwest Writers Association.