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Magazine & Digital
Sleeping Bear Dunes Vistors Bureau
Write blogs related to travel, outdoor recreation, and events in and around the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Lakeland Boating magazine
Write lifestyle and travel features for monthly magazine dedicated to Great Lakes boating.

Mountain Life magazine

Wrote travel, profile, and promotional features for Crystal 
Mountain Resort & Spa’s magazine.

Michigan Wine Country magazine

Wrote travel, retail, and promotional features for Michigan 
Grape and Wine Council's annual magazine.

Manitou magazine

Wrote travel and lifestyle features for Sleeping Bear Visitors 
Bureau’s annual magazine.

Michigan Blue magazine

Wrote travel features for regional lifestyle magazine.

Cabin Life, Cabin Living magazine

Wrote outdoor­-adventure, lifestyle, cooking and 
gardening features.

Indianapolis Monthly magazine

Wrote travel article for monthly regional magazine.

Wrote “College 101" sex advice column; school, career, and college lifestyle features for men age 18–24.

Wrote medical, health and fitness features for children and 

Metro Parent magazine

Wrote health, education, and family recreation features.

Traverse City Record-Eagle newspaper

Wrote area recreation, travel, business articles. 

Art Business News magazine

Wrote news items highlighting New York City's fine and commercial art industry. 

The New Colonist

Reviewed travel and urban lifestyle books. 

Foreword Magazine

Reviewed travel and business books. 

Bold Magazine
Wrote Los Angeles-focused feature articles and celebrity profiles. 

Teen's All About You! magazine

Wrote teen self ­esteem, relationship, entertainment  features, quizzes. 

TeenStyle magazine

Wrote relationship, lifestyle, beauty, and fashion features. 

Hot! Magazine

Wrote features; celebrity profiles. 

Gold Collectors Series magazines 
H&S Media

Wrote celebrity profiles and entertainment features 
(George Harrison, Sex and the City, Britney Spears, Eminem, and more).

Edited visitor­-submitted copy; wrote travel features
Teaching Experience
Institute of Children's Literature


Taught Basics of Writing Fiction and Nonfiction for the Children’s Market and Advanced Book Publishing.

Turner Publishing
Wrote Historic Lake Michigan photography/history book detailing life in the states, cities, and towns around Lake Michigan between 1840 and 1970. (Published 2009.)

Scholastic Books, Inc.
Wrote Face Facts: How To Bring Out The Beautiful You health, beauty, self-esteem for teen girls
My North Media
Contributed to 101 Ways to Love Traverse City travel and recreation book (2009).

Publications International
  • Contributed to Wisconsin Reader historical trivia book (2009). 
  • Contributed to Holy Humor humor book (2008).
  • Contributed to Kids Say the Funniest Things About Dogs humor book (2007) .
  • Contributed to Kids Say the Funniest Things About Moms humor book (2007).
  • Contributed to Fish Tales humor book (2006). 
  • Contributed to Tales From the Teacher’s Lounge humor book (2006).
  • Contributed to From the Horses Mouth humor book (2006). 
  • Concepted and wrote Year­-round Classroom Treats and Crafts, which showcased kid­-friendly recipes and crafts for teachers and parents (2006). 
  • Concepted and wrote Birthday Parties for Kids, which showcased unique party themes, crafts, recipes, decorating ideas (2002).
  • Concepted and wrote Halloween Fun for Kids, which featured party  themes crafts, recipes, decorating (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 editions). 
  • Contributed to For my DaughterFor the Graduate,  and For Mother keepsake books (2003). 
  • Contributed to The Right Words for Any Occasion (2003).
  • Contributed to Thank You, FriendThank You, Sister; Thank You, Mom; and Thank You, Teacher gift books (2003). 
  • Wrote GirlfriendsMy Life; and Our Family journal books (2003). 
Triumph Books: 
  • Co-­wrote The Osbournes: Television’s Outrageous Family (2002). 
  • Co-­wrote Elvismania: Long Live the King (2002). 
  • Co-­wrote Extreme: The Ultimate Guide to Action Sports (October 2002). 
  • Co-­wrote Bad Boys (2000).

Pearson Venture Group
Contributed travel essay, “Budapest by Accident,” published in Europe From a Backpack book (2002).
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