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While I’m in the process of re-building my website, I wanted to share a few highlights from my years of experience as a writer, editor, and publishing consultant:

Co-Author/Writer

Safe Homes, Safe Neighborhoods: Stopping Crime Where You Live
(Nolo Press) Written with Neighborhood Watch pioneer, Stephanie Mann

-Divorce & Money  (Editions 1-4) (Nolo Press)

Book and Developmental Editor

Dr. Lani’s No Nonsense Bone Health Guide (Hunter House-Turner Publishing) by Dr. Lani Simpson

Secret of Vigor (Hunter House) by Shawn M. Talbott

Cracking the Boy’s Club Code: The Woman’s Guide to Being Heard and Valued in the Workplace (Morgan James) by Michael Johnson

If You Loved Me You’d Stop! What You Really Need to Know When A Loved One Drinks Too Much (KLJ Publishing) by Lisa Frederiksen

Are Your Meds Making You Sick (Hunter House) by Robert Steven Gold

More Anti-Inflammation Diet Tips and Recipes (Hunter House) by Jessica K. Black

Speech Writing

-Coined the term and wrote the “Clicks and Mortar” speech delivered by Dave Pottruck, former co-CEO, Charles Schwab & Co., who used the phrase as the title of his book (published by Jossey-Bass). Produced numerous additional speeches for senior executives at Schwab.

Business Writing

-Writer and editor for a variety of businesses including G2Communications, Golden Leaf Energy, and Walker & Associates. Produced website copy, blog posts, press releases, case studies, white papers, articles and company reports.

Freelance Writing

-Articles on health, business, housing, recreation, religious trends and other topics published in: Mother Jones, Ms., Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, East Bay Express, and newspapers around the U.S.

Book Publicist

The Body Fat Solution (Avery) by Tom Venuto

Outside Child: a novel of murder and New Orleans (KOMENAR) by Alice Wilson-Fried

Staff/Editorial Positions

-National Brain Tumor Foundation – Publications Editor
-Society for Nutrition Education – Communications Director
-National Economic Development and Law Center – Journal Editor
-John F. Kennedy University – Media Coordinator
-Pacific News Service – Staff Writer