The WordShop, Owner — Writer, PR & Marketing Specialist, Editor: Profiles/Interview, Travel Writing, Content Creation, Strategy and Branding.
Current Clients: Bob Neff Tours, Inc. — Marketing Director, Writer, Travel Content, Graphic Design, Website Development Design & Content, Sales Management Support, Team Building; Franklin Wheelhouse — Profiles, Marketing; Martha’s Vineyard Songwriting Festival, Neon Publishing, Neon Music Management — WordPress Website Development & Design; SongTownUSA — Graphic Design, Editing, Branding, Williamson Business — Business Marketing columns.
Writing/English Instructor—Western Kentucky University, Fall 2017; mentoring and tutoring.
(Clients) C. Medford — Copywriting;Refindings — Marketing Specialist, Social Media, Website; Savvy Saver Card — Market Development Strategies, Branding, Content, Website Development; Olde York Homes — Website Design & Development; (Project) The Ethio-American Doctors Group — Promotional Print Materials, Graphic Design, Professional Writing; Logos Academy — Language Arts Instructor; Axxiom Healthcare — Medical Research Interviewer; YWCA of York — Public Relations Director.
SCORE Business Marketing and Mentorship Program; AWP — Volunteer, Attendee; Business Mentor — Consultant in Mobile Health (U.S. & Global); Travel South USA, Travel Journalist; Little Rock, AR Media Tour, Travel Writer; New Orleans, LA Media Tour of Jefferson Parish, French Quarter, Marketing & Travel Writer; Plattsburg, NY, Cider & Wine Festival, Visiting Travel Writer; Sumner County, TN, Visiting Travel Writer; Regional Media Focus Group — Marketing; ABA National Convention, Lancaster as DO — Sales & Marketing National Market Research Focus Group Participant
Publications & Presentations
Fiction & Travel Writing — Menda City Review, Bucket List Publications, BNT Touring Magazine
Profiles — Client Websites, The Contributor
Lecture — “Defining and Celebrating the Northern Voice,” “Becoming A Story Architect”
The Thin Places: A Short Story Collection, MFA Creative Thesis
“The Art of Compressed Narrative: Short Stories and Songs,” MFA Critical Thesis
Undergrad Lectures — “Writing Body Language Into Scene: A Lesson in Showing,” “Building A WordPress Website”
Workshop — “Unblocking the Writer Within”
Online Publications, Guest Blogs
Travel Trade Catalogs — Cover, Feature Articles Design & Content
Speaker/Poverty Advocate — Women’s Groups, Prison
Storyteller’s Workshop for Teens – Franklin, TN
Creative Mornings, Nashville, TN
Penn State York Alumni Board/Association, Volunteer, PR Emphasis
Poetry Out Loud Judge, Logos Academy
World Vision, Contractual Volunteer Advocate
Motivational Speaker, Women’s Group, Prison
United Way Volunteer Advocate
Logos Academy Fundraiser: Upper School Team Leader
Nashville Public Television, The Belcourt Theater, World Vision Child Sponsorship, The Mocha Club.