I'm an award-winning writer, photographer and web person from Washington, DC.
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Due to a sequester-related contracting snafu, I get a spring break of an indeterminate length! Hopefully, I will be back to work at the National Weather Service in a week or two. They call it a “gap” as they move … Continue reading
“Reporters are lazy,” a PR director once told me. “They won’t do any work – they want everything explained to them.” I’ve been on both sides of the table, as a freelance writer and as a communications manager. It’s not … Continue reading
The more interesting the work, the less it pays – that’s the rule I uncovered in 2012. It’s the reason why technical writers are paid well (you want to write a help guide for Sharepoint?) while film reviewers are paid … Continue reading
With this photo, I have inadvertently started a kerfuffle (love that word). It was part of a series of photos I took of the Washington Monument inspection for earthquake damage. I took the above photo because I thought it was … Continue reading
Content marketing is defined as: the creation or sharing of content for the purpose of engaging current and potential consumer bases. We’re all in the marketing biz now, defined by the content that’s available about us online. Whether it’s a post … Continue reading
It was a small moment at the WordPress DC Meetup. One of the creators of WordPress, Matt Mullenweg, was in town. He had come to this monthly meeting at Fathom Creative to learn what the local community wanted in the … Continue reading