I am a writer and photographer with 17 years of experience, 15 of which have been in the freelance field. My education background includes an associate of arts in communications and a bachelor of arts in journalism. My work has been featured in newspapers such as USA Today Online as well as in print publications such as the Lexington Herald Leader and the Tulsa World and magazines such as Ferrets USA and Dog Fancy magazine. My writing credits include thousands of articles over a broad range of informative topics. In the past 3 years my work has focused in the areas of gardening, travel and photography. Additionally, I have written several fiction novels in the mystery, science fiction and fantasy genres. My strengths include delivering concise, clean, well-researched content in a timely fashion.
I can take your ideas and shape them into simple, yet powerful text that any reader can grasp.
My services include:
Article research and writing,
Niche markets I have specialized in include:
Agriculture and gardening
University of Arkansas Fayetteville
Bachelor of Arts
University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Associate of Arts
1994 - 1996
1994 - Present
Morris Publications started with my first freelance assignment during my freshman year of college - photographing high school football games for the state newspaper. Over the years I have been more or less active as a freelance writer and photographer while at the same time working for various newspapers and magazines across the United States. My work has appeared in newspapers and magazines both large and small over a broad range of topics.
Staff Features Writer/Photographer
2000 - 2001
Responsible for generating feature stories and accompanying photographs for a small 5-day a week metro newspaper.
The Benton County Daily Record
1998 - 1999
Staff photographer for a small daily metro. newspaper with a circulation of 20,000.
The Tulsa World
College Summer Intern
1997 - 1997
Summer photography intern. Responsible for taking feature images daily for a daily newspaper with a circulation over 130,000.
Number of Employees
Payment terms are negotiable. In general, I prefer payment of shorter work on delivery. For larger, more complex projects I prefer 1/3 upon acceptance of the project, 1/3 of the payment on delivery of the rough draft and the final 1/3 upon delivery of the final copy. Payment will only cover 2 rounds of revisions. Additional revisions require extra payment.