Freelance Writing Samples

This page contains downloads of published freelance pieces as well as links to published online content.

Print Publications


Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy

This is an article about pets in the January/February issue of H2O Magazine.

H2O_Magazine_pet_article.pdf

A Path Through Cancer

This is a feature article on two cancer survivors in the September/October '08 issue of Savannah Magazine.

A_Path_Through_Cancer.pdf

Keith Sproul and His Balloons

This is an article about a hot air balloon pilot in the Mid-Atlantic June/July '08 issue of Auto Pilot Magazine.

Pilot_Profile_Sproul_Mid_Atlantic_June_2008.pdf

A Fitting Tribute

This is an article about a non-profit organization in the Florida June/July '08 issue of Auto Pilot Magazine.

First_Coast_Honor_Air.pdf

Interview with Laura Turner Seydel

This is the October '07 cover article in Atlanta Business Magazine and my interview with Laura Turner Seydel.

Turner_Interview.pdf

The Joy of Sticking

This is a two page article on Georgia's video game industry in the December/January '08 issue of Atlanta Business Magazine.

ABM_Video_Article.pdf

A Call to Service

This is the Winter '07 cover story on the nursing program at Saint Mary's College.

SMC_Article.pdf

A Moveable Feat

These are a series of interviews with local philanthropists for the October '07 cover story in Atlanta Business Magazine.

Cover_Interviews.pdf

Hardwired

This is an article on trends within the philanthropic community for the October '07 issue of Atlanta Business Magazine.

Philanthropy_Article.pdf

Making Robots Think

This is a book review for an '07 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine about Lee Gutkind's book, "Almost Human."

Pittsburgh_Magazine_Book_Review.pdf

Had Enough of Heading to the Mall?

This is a four page travel article in the May '06 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine.

Pittsburgh_Magazine_Travel.pdf

The Greyfield Inn

This is a travel article on the Greyfield Inn in Georgia for the April '04 issue of Southern Distinction Magazine.

SD_Greyfield.pdf

Web Publications


Bookslut

This is a book review of "How They Were Found."

http://www.bookslut.com/fiction/2011_07_017938.php


Bookslut

This is a book review of "Alone With You."

http://www.bookslut.com/fiction/2010_11_016802.php


Bookslut

This is a book review of "Mothers and Daughters."

http://www.bookslut.com/fiction/2011_03_017432.php


Chic Galleria

This is part three of the Resolute Worrier Project.

http://chicgalleria.com/2010/02/resolute-worrier-project-part-iii/


Chic Galleria

This is part two of the Resolute Worrier Project.

http://chicgalleria.com/2010/02/resolute-worrier-project-part-ii/


Chic Galleria

This is part one of the Resolute Worrier project.

http://chicgalleria.com/2010/01/resolute-worrier-project-part-i/


Chic Galleria

This is the intro to a multi-part series on the Resolute Worrier Project.

http://chicgalleria.com/2010/01/resolute-worrier-project/


Chicago Sun-Times

This is an article on shopping tips for parents of college-bound kids in the August 14th on-line issue.

http://www.suntimes.com/news/blogentries/index.html?bbPostId=BC5cvxVcBndoB4Xi2YlaAF1KCz8t3YmwLtKsLCzEsWr2tBhouq


Naperville Sun-Times

This is an article on smart high school shopping tips in the August 10th on-line issue.

http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/napervillesun/news/blogentries/index.html?bbPostId=BC5cvxVcBndoB4Xi2YlaAF1KCz4fKCsdPbxCQBEXqaIEUP4t9


Chic Galleria

This is an article on budget conscious back to school shopping tips for young kids in the August '09 on-line issue.

http://chicgalleria.com/parenting/school/budget-conscious-back-to-schoo.php


The Sunday Paper

This is an article on unemployed women in Atlanta in the July '09 print and on-line issues.

http://www.thesundaypaper.com/More/Archives/tabid/98/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/4270/The-new-face-of-9to5.aspx


Chic Galleria

This is an article on mistaken identity in the July '09 on-line issue.

http://chicgalleria.com/wellness/life-lessons/mistaken-identity.php


Chic Galleria

This is an article on eco-friendly nursery tips in the May '09 on-line issue.

http://chicgalleria.com/parenting/babies/eco-friendly-nursery-tips.php


The South Magazine

This is an article about Savannah's aquatic side in the May '09 issue.

http://www.thesouthmag.com/readArticle.asp?deptID=0&id=765


Chic Galleria

This is an article on double-checking in the May '09 on-line issue.

http://chicgalleria.com/wellness/self-awareness/let-me-just-double-check.php


Chic Galleria

This is an article about Japanese acupuncture in the May '09 on-line issue.

http://chicgalleria.com/wellness/health/puncturing-your-problems.php


Mother Nature Network

This is an article about the electric car.

http://www.mnn.com/transportation/cars/stories/electric-cars


Savannah Magazine

This is a pet column on how to choose a pet sitter for the January/February '09 issue of Savannah Magazine.

http://www.savannahmagazine.com/articles/how-to-choose-a-pet-sitter


Mother Nature Network

This is an article about toxic chemicals turning male frogs into females.

http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/the-gender-gap


Mother Nature Network

This is an article about endangered wild mammals.

http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/dying-to-survive


Mother Nature Network

This is an article about hotel rooftop gardens.

http://www.mnn.com/food/farms-gardens/stories/up-on-the-rooftop


The Charleston Review

This is an article about the infamous Lee brothers who won the James Beard Cookbook of the Year Award.

http://www.thecharlestonreview.com/novDec07/page30.htm


The Savvy Gal.com

This is a weekend getaway article to Saint Simons Island Georgia.

http://www.thesavvygal.com/articles/2008/02/17/travel_and_eats/49travel.txt


Luna Park Review

This is an essay on damselfly press, the women's literary journal I co-founded in 2007.

http://www.lunaparkreview.com/Damselfly.htm


Inkling Magazine

Some antidepressants developed for adults can turn dangerous when they're prescribed for the under-24 crowd. Kind of.

http://www.inklingmagazine.com/articles/antidepressants-for-teens-a-study-in-badness


Inkling Magazine

New tricks for the little white pill.

http://www.inklingmagazine.com/articles/an-aspirin-a-day-keeps-the-cancer-away


Inkling Magazine

Like O.J. and toothpaste, a healthy diet may make cigarettes taste worse despite Big Tobacco's best efforts

http://www.inklingmagazine.com/articles/the-taste-of-tobacco/