Confessional Freelance Writing: Yay or Nay?

For several years, I had a regular gig as a contributing writer to Parent Society. I wrote dozens of articles about potty training, birthday parties, breastfeeding, potty training AND breastfeeding (nightmare), crafts, preschool, taking baby to the beach (one of the most popular ones, surprisingly), funky clothes for kids, technology, and why I dislike mom groups (my opinion has changed since then… well, slightly). But it’s articles just like the mom-group disdain that got me thinking: How much sharing is too much sharing, even if you’re getting paid for it? Read more

The Writing Life: A Colorful Google Search History

Writers have eclectic search engine histories. On any given day I may be seeking information about marijuana laws (for Avvo or a bridal magazine, believe it or not) or hunting down particulars about dental implants (for cosmetic dentistry ghost blogs). I write every day, and the internet is my biggest resource. So I’m thankful for Google, and I would proudly defend my entire search engine history if prompted. Read more

Say Hello to My Playboy Feature Article

No better way to celebrate the launching of a revamped website than with the announcement of my biggest byline so far: Playboy. Honored to have a feature article in the December 2016 issue. Read more