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A versatile freelance writer and former managing editor at Writer's Digest magazine, my articles have appeared in a variety of consumer and business-to-business publications, such as Writer's Digest, Popular Woodworking, Woodworking Magazine, Cincinnati Parent, Cincy, CityBeat, Print Solutions Magazine and Restaurant Hospitality. Select articles—on everything from Norm Abram to hip-hop literature to the comeback of elm trees—are posted online. My most recent articles are listed below. Thanks for visiting!
Cincy, September 2008
Automation is a Hot Home Entertainment Option
Writer's Digest, April 2008
A battle of faith is being fought on bookshelves and bestseller lists. Here, some of the key players chime in on the eternal debate.
Writer's Digest, October 2007
Will the creation of a Children's Poet Laureate and the staying power of novels-in-verse allow room for new writers in this burgeoning market?
"Are we, who want to create, in some way specially talented people? Or has everybody else simply given up, either by preassures of modesty or laziness, and closed their ears from their inner need to create, until that need has died, forgotten and abandoned? When you look at children, you start to think the latter. I still haven't met a child who doesn't love - or who at least hasn't loved - drawing, writing or some other creative activity."
"In my zeal to set the scene, I had the diamond-studded belt of Orion girdling the bare limbs of a mighty oak - only to be advised by a startled astronomer that on the night in question, Orion could not possibly have been where I put it. "