I am an author, copy writer, teacher, speaker, camp director, creator of informative content and co-founder of both Slow Family Living and Future Craft Collective. I write enticing text, delivered in a creative, compelling and persuasive style, that reaches out to the reader and lures them in for more.
My latest book, Slow Family Living; 75 ways to slow down, connect and create more joy, came out in March 2013 from Perigee Books. It has gotten great reviews and response and you can read more about it here…
Make Stuff Together; 24 simple projects to create as a family. was published in June, 2011 by Wiley Publishing. Find it here.
In addition to my books I have written copy and content for a wide variety of clients ranging from artists to corporations. I have written for many business journals and companies including: Dell, Verizon, US Cellular, Dickies, Office Depot, Disney, Sports Authority, Powered, Toys R Us and more. Whether working with individuals or corporate clients, I possess a distinct ability to create fresh, compelling content that suits both the client and their customer.
Over the years I have written for a wide variety of print and web publications, national, statewide and local, including, but not limited to:
- Austin American Statesman
- Chicago Tribune
- Fine Homebuilding
- Mothering Magazine
- Funny Times
- Texas Parks and Wildlife
- Texas Highways
- Austin Chronicle
Topics have included parenting, travel, business, building, real estate, green living, sustainability, DIY, crafting with kids, family life, architecture, technology, design, urban life, farm life, and more. Some samples of my writing are linked in the sidebar.
I have worked with a wide variety of satisfied editors from whom I have learned much about the craft of writing. I’m happy to share referrals.
A New Jersey native, and eighth of nine children, I live in Austin, TX with my husband and four children whom you can read about on my blog. Please contact me for more information about any of my work.