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Samples of My Work

Over the years, I’ve written for newspapers, magazines and various websites. I enjoy the art of interviewing people, the thrill of discovering new things, and the hunt for perfect words to make magic happen on the page. Here are samples of my recent work.

Women Writers, Women's Books | June 2016
Having An Affair With Your Writing
Having An Affair With Your Writing

An essay where I examine two creative sources of inspiration that helped me finish my second novel—Broadway’s Hamilton and Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic.

Ball State Magazine | Summer 2016
The Risks & Rewards of Entrepreneurial Learning
The Risks & Rewards of Entrepreneurial Learning

For this in-depth piece, I examined the experiential learning style that has become a hallmark of an education at Ball State.

Indianapolis Monthly
Q&A with Filmmaker Angelo Pizzo
Q&A with Filmmaker Angelo Pizzo

I interviewed Hoosier screenwriter and director Angelo Pizzo for this Q&A with Indianapolis Monthly, discussing with him his latest film project, My All American, a biopic about Texas football star Freddie Steinmark,

Effortless Chic
What to Read Right Now
What to Read Right Now

I compile an ongoing quarterly round-up of great reads as a member of the editorial team for The Effortless Chic, a lifestyle blog curated by Los Angeles-based wardrobe stylist Jen Pinkston. Discover my quarterly picks.

 

 

Indianapolis Monthly
Q&A with James Hamblin of The Atlantic
Q&A with James Hamblin of The Atlantic

I interviewed Dr. James Hamblin for this Q&A with Indianapolis Monthly, discussing with him his ideas for his popular, off-beat health series “If Our Bodies Could Talk.”