Panel | This is What Feminism 4.0 Looks Like / CRAVE

What is feminism today, in the age of social media, smartphones, and the Internet? When images of people are literally everywhere, it starts to feel as if all people are in some ways flattened, fragmented objects. How does one assert oneself as a feminist in an age when the feminist movement has been commodified and […]

‘Grace and Frankie’ season 2 wins with magnetic best frenemies / DailyDot Entertainment

Love isn’t always about romance. Sometimes it’s a purely platonic matter. Often it has to be kept secret for many years. This much became clear in the first season of Frankie and Grace, the Netflix comedy written by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, and starring the indelible Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Martin Sheen, and […]

Making Art from the End of Love / Hyperallergic

ST. LOUIS — It’s impossible to know when love begins. At best, we are mildly aware of its onset — a subtle brush of the hair, a lick of the lips, a quiet nudge of the hip, a gaze that lasts too long or not long enough. What we do know is that love finds […]

MA Interactive Social Media Posts

The good guys over at digital strategy firm MA Interactive hired me to blog about social media and other web tech news for their company blog. Here are the posts I wrote for them. Social Media For Super Busy People You’re a busy person. I’m a busy person. We’re all pretty busy. So how on […]

Social Media Client: One Sister Inc.

UPDATES: One Sister Inc. is transforming into Elizabeth Restaurant, slated to open in August/September 2012. For updates, go to Elizabeth Restaurant’s Facebook page. I worked with Ms. Regan on social media for her first business, One Sister Inc.  CASE STUDY: One Sister Inc. Iliana Regan owns One Sister Inc., a natural food company that hosts […]

Nicole Hollander Sounds Excited Again – Chicago Reader [PRESS]

Alicia and Sylvia are two good friends of cartoonist Nicole Hollander, and together they have her back in the game. Sylvia is someone Hollander’s known and drawn for 35 years, and they’ve been through plenty together. In 1990 the Sun-Times dropped Sylvia. But Hollander and Sylvia are hometown gals with a lot of friends, and the Tribunequickly picked it […]

Copywriting Services

I offer copywriting, copyediting and marketing development services for small business and creative individuals. Starting from the ground and working my way up, I use my journalism background to interview clients and learn more about their work. Together we develop the website and marketing strategy that best fits the client’s needs. Services offered: Developing website […]

Copywriting Client: Salt Communications

Salt Communications worked closely with Smokin’ T’s Restaurant, a new BBQ venture located in Long Grove, Illinois. I was hired as the chief copywriter on this project. My duties included: Developing opening day press release Editing promotional materials Creating press packet for Smokin’ T’s For more information on Smokin’ T’s, please visit: http://www.smokintsbbq.com/ Tweet

Lyon Communications, Copywriter

Lyon Communications is a small Chicago-based communications firm specializing in development of marketing materials, and association management. As a Copywriter for Lyon from 2007–2009, I worked on a variety of projects including the following: Newport Builders Newport Builders is a development company that creates suburban communities in the Chicagoland suburbs. They hired Lyon Communications to […]

Copywriting Client: GoldinSkin Dermatology and Dermatologic Services

Dr. Harry Goldin is a family dermatologist based in Skokie, Illinois. He wanted to take his website to the next level, with copy that communicated his services to his clientele. I worked with Dr. Goldin to translate medical jargon to text that clients could understand and trust. My duties included: Developing website copy for the […]