Projects with Editing and re-visioning

The value of editors

Writer Ann Handley, a content marketer. Her eighth writing tool is a human editor, about which she writes I think of a good editor as the best advocate for the reader, which is why companies that don’t use editors end up hurting themselves. 8 Writing Tools I Use Every Day

Computer-based training scripts

For BrainStorm, Inc., I wrote scripts for step-by-step computer-based training using a standard template, following house style guidelines, and including directions for the screen capture compositors. These QuickHelp snippets are provided for corporate customers of BrainStorm as online, context-based help for staff. Sample script: sharepoint15_497_controlling_excel_file_visibility


I was asked to write a placed article in Today’s Catholic Teacher about how to help students apply nonfiction reading strategies to reading online. This article appeared in both the print and online version of the magazine.

Writing research

Researched relevant academic research articles, edited the articles for a teacher audience, wrote chapter introductions, and found appropriate cartoons. Second edition: added more articles about the Common Core State Standards and new achievement tests. For both editions, served as the editor through the page production process.

Spelling podcasts

Wrote and edited a series of podcasts on best practices in spelling instruction.

Statewide newsletter

As Director of Programs for the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations, I laid out the quarterly newsletter and wrote the majority of articles.     OANO Newsletter Fourth Quarter 2001 OANO Newsletter First Quarter 2002  

School Breakfast Program research report for Ohio

For the Children’s Hunger Alliance, I researched and wrote a white paper demonstrating the social and economic positive effects of expanding the School Breakfast Program in Ohio schools. CHA is devoted to ending childhood hunger, and it assists school districts in maximizing the number of students they can feed for the federal dollars they can receive. […]