PORTFOLIO

 ARTICLES FOR MAGAZINES

Animals and Agriculture

1. B-Seven

2. Finger Rock Norton, In Memorium

3. Gentle Giants, Budweiser Clydesdales

1. A Cut Above, about cutting horses
2. Horse Out of Hell,  about a horse in a  wildfire

Consumer and Lifestyle

1. Ghost Wineries

GREAT HOMES SERIES

2. East Coast Manners, Echoes of the Southwest, Luxurious Log Outpost, Music Box Tudor, Sound Lines and Lineage

  • “PRIME REAL ESTATE” regional features on

1.  Taste of the California Wine Country                                                          

2. San Diego County, California

ARTICLES & CONTENT FOR NEWSPAPERS

1. Ghost writing for David Coolidge, Realtor                                                 2. “Riding the Rails” travel piece
3. Christmas Traditions of news staff, contributor

BLOG

BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS

BROCHURES

Product

  • REAL ESTATE AND  FINANCING SOFTWARE

1. Professional Loan Agent 1.0

2. Professional Real Estate 4.0

  • WIRED RIGHT, (coming soon)

Property

CONTESTS AND CHAPBOOKS

  • AWARD-WINNING ESSAYS & POEMS  in Creative Writing Competition at one of the oldest fairs in America
  1. “Friendships Take Time,” 2011, essay
  2.  “Paws for Summer,” 2011, poem
  3.  “Horse Play,” 2010, essay
  4.  “Turn Out Time,” 2010, poem
  5.  “Tree-cycle,”2010, poem (coming soon
  6. “Sold by the Sides of the Road,” 2009, essay
  7. “The Strays,” 2009, poem

DIRECT MAIL PIECES

GRANTS

  • November 2011, ASPIRE grant, for district-wide education foundation
  • February 2012, ASPIRE grant appeal letter, for district-wide education foundation

  MARKETING PIECES

1. Section A         2. Section B

NEWSLETTERS

1. Our Competitive Edge,  Annual Report, (coming soon)

2. Careers: A Wealth of Opportunities in “Contact”


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  • FREE – AND FUN – WRITING TIPS

    RULES FOR GOOD WRITING

    1. Don’t use no double negative.
    2. Make each pronoun agree with their antecedent.
    3. Join clauses good, like a conjunction should.
    4. About them sentence fragments.
    5. When dangling, watch your participles.
    6. Verbs has to agree with their subjects.
    7. Don’t write run-on sentences they are hard to read.
    8. Try to not ever split infinitives.
    9. It’s important to use your apostrophe’s correctly.
    10. Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.

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