Improve your writing · 16. May 2019
You'd be surprised how many similarities there are between training for a marathon and working on a writing project. Both are about showing up and doing the work.
Freelancers · 02. April 2019
Hiring local means building your local network, adding value to your business, and supporting the local economy.
Improve your writing · 14. March 2019
Write better. Easy tips to edit your writing. The power of action verbs.
Non-fiction · 10. March 2019
Test your idea, do your research, make a plan...
Writing Workshops · 13. September 2018
New writing workshops in Vienna this Fall. Boost your career with Copywriting, Brand Journalism, or Hire a Writing Coach.
30. May 2018
Living in a foreign city where the primary language is different from your own can have a huge impact on your writing life. Sure, a place like Vienna has no shortage of charming old world cafes in which to spend hours writing, a different environment can be inspiring and the internet can be a life saver in terms of finding work and staying in touch with editors. However the one thing I really truly missed when I moved from Toronto to Vienna was a writing community. I missed talking to other...
Personal essay · 20. February 2018
How to write a personal essay that isn't all about you.
Personal essay · 17. February 2018
The beauty of the personal essay is that it dips into many genres. It is a story, an opinion, a work of creative non-fiction. It may be a mini memoir, or a long poem.
Recent projects · 13. February 2018
There is something very satisfying about working on a guide book. They are fact-based but leave lots of room to be creative. One of my recent projects was to copyedit and be part of a team of writers for The Vienna Survival Guide for Health. It is a stylish, hardcover (doubly satisfying!) book aimed at English speaking expats to decode the sometimes overwhelming healthcare system. Broken down into four sections, Insurance, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Treatment, and Doctors, the book answers a...