LadyShooter LifeStyles Magazine:

  • Spring 2024, Vol. 12: Shooting the FBI Pistol Qual, p. 34-36; Liberty Gun Lubricants Review, p. 49; URBN_CHC Bulletproof Bag Review, pp. 52-53; Heart Health, pp. 66-67; 2A Advocacy: SharpShooting Indoor Range & Gun Shop, pp. 72-73
  • Holiday 2023, Vol. 11, Issue 3: Eclipse Holsters Review, p. 13; Ideas for the Reader in Your Life (Holiday Gift Guide), pp. 58-59; Holiday Situational Awareness & Safety, pp. 66-68

Reedsy Discovery Reviews:

BookSirens Reviews:

  • 2024: The Somatic Therapy Guide & Workbook for Beginners; The Witch Club (Scottish Witches Mysteries Book 1)

Millie Copper, author:

Beta reader & ARC team member:

  • 2024: Wyoming County Fall
  • 2023: Wyoming Fall 1 & 2; Dakota Destruction series

Rogue Preparedness:

Alexo Athletica website:

Bobby Akart, author:

  • Beta reader/volunteer proofreader, New Madrid Earthquake © 2020

The Organic Prepper website:

Carry Girl Gear website:

The Survival Mom website:

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

Michael Bunker, author:

Proofreading/beta reading of:

  • Pennsylvania © 2014
  • The WICK Omnibus © 2013
  • The Silo Archipelago © 2013

Homestead Originals:

  • Proofreader and contributor to business e-newsletter
  • Editor: A Simply Homemade Clean, print book, © 2012, Lisa Barthuly

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”, Fall 2011 issue
  • Editor: HEDUA blog editor
  • Marketing/Public Relations assistant

Rosetta Stone Stepping Stones homeschool e-newsletter:

Editorial assistance + content: 2008-2011

  • “Should I Homeschool Year Round?”
  • “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:

  • Homeschooling Methods: Seasoned Advice on Learning Styles; print book © 2006, Paul & Gena Suarez: Proofreader & introductions author
  • “Interview with La Shawn Barber” and copywriting for Secrets of Successful Homeschooling ad (pg. 28), print issue, Winter 2006
  • Secrets of Successful Homeschooling: You Have What it Takes to Homeschool!; General editor & author of “The Organized Homeschool” chapter; e-book © 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
  • 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

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

  • “Pride in Patriotism”, print newspaper, May 2003
  • “Say What?”, print newspaper, April 2003


Podcast Appearances:


  • “Parenting in an Electronic Age: Interview of Melonie Kennedy”, 2012, by Katie Shuler
  • “Wednesday’s Woman: Melonie Kennedy”, 14 Sept 2011, by Jenny Herman, Many Hats Mommy blog

Guest Blog Posts, Book Contributions & Other Articles:

  • 9 Lessons Learned On Our Military Retirement Journey“, 27 May 2022, Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life blog
  • “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
  • Home Grown Business © 2005 Crystal Paine/The MoneySavingMom – Chapter contributor
  • “Cheap Dates for Cheapskates” with Phoebe Owens, 1991
  • I hear Thunderbird shriek: Interview with Karl Ickes”, 1991


  • The Tacti-Cozy Stories: author/editor
  • Three Ravens Wellness: author/editor
  • Wandering Quail Road blog: author/editor
  • Momma (& More) blog: author/editor
  • The Prepared Family blog: author/editor
  • SmallBizMentor and Workerette: Know More Media blogs – author
  • Stop the World – I Want to Get Off: a ClubMom blog – author
  • Homeschool Dirt e-zine, founder and editor, 2000 – 2002

“Let The Snow Fall”, Celtic Nations Magazine, December 2020
“Serendipity”, Images anthology, © 1990, Iliad Press
“The Dowager’s Story”, Treasured Poems of America anthology, © 1990, Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum


  • A Girl & A Gun National eChapter A Team – Serving as Training Lead, creating weekly study threads for members of A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League eChapter using video & print resources within member archive, July 2023 – present
  • Armed Women of America – Author/editor of monthly member newsletters + all public relations emails for an Arizona chapter, Aug 2018 – Dec 2022
  • Texas Homeschool Coalition (THSC) – Social media volunteer: Facebook content administrator Nov 2012 – June 2013

Currently accepting a limited number of proofreading and editing projects for 2024; contact me via LinkedIn to discuss availability.