“The more pores, the more truthfully recorded details of life per square inch you can get on a sheet of paper, the more ‘literary’ you are. That’s my definition anyway. Telling detail. Fresh detail. So now do you see why books are hated and feared? They show the pores in the face of life.” –Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
Flowers + Fireworks
What’s flowers and fireworks?
It’s texture. And range. It’s the white-knuckled thrill of life. The catastrophe, the party. The biology, the chemistry.
And it’s my tribute to Ray Bradbury, who puts forth some ideas about flowers and fireworks in his book about books, Fahrenheit 451.
Creds: MA, Creative Writing, Johns Hopkins University; BS, Journalism, Boston University.
With long-form chops and an affinity for research, I freelance for clients in sectors that range from fashion to technology, flowers to fireworks.
Drawing from my past lives (freelance journalist, magazine editor, research assistant at a Hopkins policy center), I’m a versatile writer with the ability to “get” a brand or industry quickly.
Read some samples of my work. Then call me in; I'll freelance for you.
In my feature articles, I cover visual culture, business and design.
I’ve been a freelance contributor to Communication Arts for many years, a dream gig that allows me to tell stories about some of the most interesting people in the world.
In addition, you can see my work in magazines like Entrepreneur, Canada’s Globe and Mail, Advertising Age, Hemispheres, HOW, Metropolis, The Chicago Tribune and the women’s business magazine PINK, among others.