“Do not use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely’ when you mean ‘very’; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.” ~C.S. Lewis

How we say something is sometimes just as important as what we say. Below you will find some of my professional writing samples.

Tiffany Tastes
Strip Clubs, Salvation and Sonic Drive-In - November 2017
(Nominated for a 2018 James Beard Foundation Journalism Award in the Personal Essay category)

WaterAid
Facebook Doesn't Care About Your Aunt Flo - May 2017
#MannequinChallenge, WaterAid Style - December 2016

Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
A Newcomer's Take on the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference (Guest Blog) - April 2015

Taste Trekkers Blog
Top 5 Fried Chicken Dishes in Memphis (Guest Blog) - February 2014

 At Home Tennessee  (Now At Home Memphis and Mid South
Memphis Renaissance: The Bluff City's Riverfront Revitalization - May 2012

Baby Boomer News
Memphis Zoo Staff Pleased with Bonding at Primate Canyon - August 2010

ExZooberance (Memphis Zoo & Aquarium member magazine)
Conservation: The Komodo Dragon Program - February 2012
New Web Design - April 2011
Memphis Zoo: What's Not to "Like" - December 2010