Tag Archives: St. Louis Freelance Writer

Research + Story = Engaging Travel Copy

I’ll level with you: I have not been around the world. But I have a client who consistently turns to me to write engaging copy about beautiful destinations I have never been to. This is a gig I got through … Continue reading

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Making the Technical Article Accessible

One of the more interesting challenges I have is writing for technical magazines, and creating content that breaks down the technical aspects for the readers in an engaging manner. I’ve learned over the years of writing for a variety of … Continue reading

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Is Your Freelance Writer a Good Communicator?

When I’m asked (and I’m asked often) what makes for a successful freelance writer in St. Louis, I find myself a bit surprised at the first thing I say. Yes I’ll tell you I’m witty, engaging, hard working, deadline-driven, and … Continue reading

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Passionate People, Passionate Writing

As I still here at my desk in St. Louis, I never know where I’m going to get my next freelance assignment. So I was pleased to get a call from Quilters Newsletter, a Denver-based publication that celebrates the art … Continue reading

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Embracing the Change of Content

It’s been an exciting week because I was published in a brand new journal. It was brand new not only to me, but the world. As if that wasn’t thrilling enough, it was my first completely digital magazine — it … Continue reading

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Writing for Different Readers

I just took on my first assignment for Consumer Digest.  It’s always exciting to start a new relationship with a another publication.  This one will be fun because while it’s on a topic I know a lot about (musical instruments), … Continue reading

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Blogging for Success

This recent article I wrote published by MMR Magazine has gotten a lot of good feedback.  One music store manager even wrote me about it: “Just read your article in MMR! A lot of the SEO topics you touched on … Continue reading

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A Hot Issue: Taxing on the Internet

One of the hottest issues in the brick and mortar retail world is taxing products bought on the Internet. In writing for MMR Magazine, which serves the music instrument industry, I get to talk to a lot of retailers, and … Continue reading

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George Travis: A Portrait, A Journey

I like to joke that if you know me, you’re two degrees away from many of our greatest pop stars. Bono? I’ve profiled his production manager, the guy who gets him and the group to all the gigs no matter … Continue reading

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Small Business Matters

I recently wrote an editorial about small music instrument businesses and their importance in the magazine I’m now editorial director of, MMR. Small business matters to me where I live, but I don’t just pay it lip service.  It’s vital … Continue reading

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