Portfolio

Survivalist Magazine:

“The Prepper Purse; The Female EDC” (Survivalist Magazine Steemit blog, 2016)

“Twenty Ways You Can Prepare Today Part 1” (Survivalist Magazine Steemit blog, 2016)

“Twenty Ways You Can Prepare Today Part 2” (Survivalist Magazine Steemit blog, 2016)

“Gardening on the Move” & “Pros & Cons of the Mortgage-Free Micro Home”, print issue #27

“Foraging for Food in Urban Environments”, print issue #26

“The End of the American Dream” & “Family Fire Safety and Preparedness”, print issue #25

“Cleaning the Quarters”, print issue #17

“Say No to GMO”, print issue #16

“Seasteading Community Concepts”, print issue #15

“Stockpiling Canned Goods”, print issue #14

 

Texas Homeschool Coalition (THSC):

Social media volunteer: Facebook content administrator 11/2012 – 6/2013

 

Homestead Originals:

Proofreader and contributor to business e-newsletter

Editor: A Simply Homemade Clean, print book, (C) 2012, Lisa Barthuly

 

Michael Bunker, author:
Proofreading/beta reading of Pennsylvania, The WICK Omnibus, and The Silo Archipelago

 

American Virtue Magazine:

Co-founder and executive editor, American Virtue Magazine

Lead author, Taking the Hill – official blog of American Virtue Magazine

“Get Up & Get Out!” (From the Editor), print + digital issue, March/April 2012

“New Beginnings & Building Bridges” (From the Editor) & “Building a Dream” (American Dreams section), print + digital issue, January/February 2012

 

Home Educating Family Magazine:
“Operation: Military Homeschooler”

Served as HEDUA blog editor & worked in Marketing/Public Relations

 

Rosetta Stone Stepping Stones homeschool e-newsletter:

“Pros and Cons of Year-Round Homeschooling”

“Support Group or Co-Op: Which is Right for You?” (reprinted by ENOCH of New Jersey, May 2014)

“Let Them Eat … Play Dough!”

“Old Faithful: The Ultimate Homeschool Resource”

“The Atmosphere of Education”

“What About Culture?”

“Tips for Teaching Early Learners” with Stacey Kannenberg

“Why Should I Bother Learning a Language?”

 

Egghead Academics:

Proofreader: Liberty: The Founding of Our Country and

2010 Winter Olympics: A Lapbooking Study by Stephanie Ruby & Christi Gifford

 

Seasons At Home Magazine:

“Is Your Business Prepared for the Worst?”, print magazine, Summer 2008

“Serving Others with Your Small Business”, print magazine, Spring 2008

 

The Griffon (published by Knight Communications for the 108th National Training Command, U.S. Army, Army Reserve, and National Guard):

“Military Homeschooling: When PCSing is the Lesson”, print newspaper, Winter/Spring 2008

“Resources for All Educators”, print newspaper, Fall 2005

“We’re going to home school … now what?”, print newspaper, Spring 2005

 

SouthEast Education Network (SEEN) Magazine [formerly Carolina Youth Alliance] (published by Knight Communications)

“Homeschools + technology = success”, print magazine, Summer 2006

“Special conventions for special educators” (reprint from The Old Schoolhouse Magazine), print magazine, Spring 2006

“We’re going to homeschool: Now what?” & “Resources for all educators: Networking, discussing and sharing”, (reprinted from The Griffon), print magazine, Fall/Winter 2005

 

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine:

Proofreader & introductions author: Homeschooling Methods: Seasoned Advice on Learning Styles; print book (C) 2006, Paul & Gena Suarez

Director of Public Relations & Marketing: wrote or oversaw/proofed a variety of ad copy, press releases, training material, and other corporate communications.

Created & wrote PRMama blog

“Interview with La Shawn Barber” and copywriting for Secrets of Successful Homeschooling ad (pg. 28), print issue, Winter 2006

General Editor: Secrets of Successful Homeschooling: You Have What it Takes to Homeschool! & author of “The Organized Homeschool” chapter; e-book (C) 2005, The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, LLC

“TOS Interviews Joanne Juren of Eta Sigma Alpha National Home School Honor Society”, “Your Healthy Holiday Homeschool” (The Natural Schoolhouse), print issue, Fall 2005

“First Day of School”, “Our International Family”, “Special Needs Homeschooling”, “Future Horizons, Inc: Explaining and Exploring Autism”, “‘Signs’ of the Times”, & Grandconnect Letter Writing Kit product review, print issue, Summer 2005

“The Renaissance: Of Madrigals and Men” (Rock of Ages), print issue, Spring 2005

“If I Were a Good Mom…” (Kindergarten Korner), “Special Conventions for Special Educators” (Special Expo section), “‘Classical’ Music: It’s Not Just a Genre” (Rock of Ages), print issue, Winter 2005

“Murray Family Traditions” (special 12 Days of Christmas section), print issue, Fall 2004

“Show & Tell”, print issue, Summer 2003

 

The Guardian (official publication of Seattle Police Officers’ Guild):

“Say What?”, print newspaper, April 2003

“Pride in Patriotism”, print newspaper, May 2003

 

OTHER:

“Parenting in an Electronic Age: Interview of Melonie Kennedy”, 2012, by Katie Shuler

Wandering Quail Road (consolidation of Momma [and More] and The Prepared Family blogs)

Momma (& More) (blog)

The Prepared Family (blog)

SmallBizMentor and Workerette (blogs for Know More Media)

“Put Some Spring in Your Step (With a Less Cluttered Homeschool)”, 2006

“Bringing Up Baby – Naturally”, 2006

“Grab ‘n Go: Evacuation Preparation” (3-part article), 2006

“16 Ways to Conserve Water on Your Homestead”, 2006

Stop the World – I Want to Get Off! (blog for ClubMom)

Homeschool Dirt e-zine, founder and editor, 2000 – 2002

“Cheap Dates for Cheapskates” with Phoebe Owens, 1991

I hear Thunderbird shriek: Interview with Karl Ickes”, 1991

 

POETRY:

“Serendipity”, Images anthology, (C) 1990, Iliad Press

“The Dowager’s Story”, Treasured Poems of America anthology, (C) 1990, Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum

 

If you’d like examples of a specific piece that is not available online, please contact me. I’m happy to send you a scanned excerpt. I am accepting a limited number of proofreading and editing projects in 2018; email me if you’d like to discuss my rates and availability.