Freelance writing

Here are writing samples that showcase the types of writing and editing with which I have experience. Enjoy, and please contact me using the form at the bottom of this page if you have any questions or would like to request my services.

Travel writing: Freakout, meditations on life in the tropical rainforest

Humor: The Revolutionary Freedom Diet Plan

Copyediting: an interview of my sweetheart and hiking partner by a new ultralightweight hiking gear company, Trail and Era. (Please note, I did not edit the interviewer’s copy, just Zippy’s replies!)

Gonzo journalism: Pangea, a trippy trip to the hippie hideaway of an ex-Black Panther

Memoir: Free skate, on a father’s grace

Blogging: Sideways Gaze

Travel journal: An Appalachian Trail thru-hike, 2013

Email newsletter content:
Koinonia Farm e-news, January 2008
Koinonia Farm e-news, September 2007
Koinonia Farm e-news, June 2007

McSweeney’s-ish: To do listA fool’s lexicon

Culinary magazine: The fruit eater

Nature writing: Dreams, on a place both a jaguarundi and a common wren call home

Nano-story: Politician’s protection, clocking in at 84 words

Short story: The old man’s tree, a holiday tale

Parenting/human interest: Yes, No

Environmental: Global hygiene

Organizational profile: Coweeta Heritage Center, a sustainability project near Otto, NC

Poetry: On this day

Women’s magazine: Girlhood

Social issues: The Ghosts of Shenandoah

“Better living” article (think O Magazine): The Isle of Man

Athletic & healthy living:
Training for a first marathon
The country runner
Ten pound mobile home, on lightweight backpacking gear
Hiking superpowers

Prose poem: Midrash

Historical essay: Clarence Jordan and Koinonia Farm (.pdf), a component of the application for a Georgia Historic Site Marker, which was then awarded to Koinonia.

Spiritual life:

A meditation on altar calls, coming soon
Something to push against

Oral history: Joseph Jones and Con Browne, two veterans of the civil rights movement in Americus, GA. Coming soon.

Resumes: Sample Resume & Sample Resume 2, coming soon

Procedure guides: Staff closing checklist, coming soon

Training documents: Cashier training manual, coming soon

Artist statements: coming soon

Museum notices: coming soon

 

 

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