WE WRITE FROM OUR SCARS
OCTOBER 21, 2021
"What is the best writing advice you've ever received?" This was the prompt that led me to reflect on the words my college professor shared with me so many years ago. Chosen as one of the winners for The Writer's College essay contest, this piece explores how we choose which stories to tell and when to tell them.
BAREFOOT HIKING THROUGH PERU
SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
My adventures don’t always go as planned; like the time I ended up climbing eight miles and 2,625-feet up the side of a mountain in Peru completely barefoot. Check out the true story of my trek to Laguna 69 in Huarez, Peru and join me for every excruciating step of the journey.
This article was chosen by the World Nomads staff and New York Times writer, Tim Neville, as one of the top 10 submissions out of thousands of entries. It relives the mystic month I spent as an eager, though highly-unqualified, apprentice to a local Ayurvedic medicine man in Kerala, India.
HOW I LEARNED TO TRAVEL WITHOUT DEPENDING ON MY IPHONE
JULY 20, 2015
I’m a millennial traveler and, as such, I have a deep appreciation for how much easier technology makes travel. But when we have our noses in our phones, we tend to miss the world around us. This article explores the benefits of putting your phone away and simply exploring wherever you happen to be.
A DAY IN ADDIS ABABA
MAY 15, 2015
Ethiopia is a country full of strange sights, confusing smells, delightful tastes, and unusual sounds. Experience the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, for yourself by reading this first-person account of life as a traveler in this foreign city.
I have over a decade of experience writing copy for websites and landing pages across a wide variety of industries. Explore my website copywriting portfolio below to witness the range of voices and brand messages I have brought to life for different clients.
BLOG & Article Writing
Much of my writing experience has taken place in the form of writing blogs and articles for a variety of clients. These blogs are heavily researched and integrated with keyword usage and SEO best practices. For samples of my blog and article writing experience, check out the portfolio of content below.
Shut Up & Yoga
Bringing together my personal study in yoga, extensive hours of research, and my talent for writing, I contributed a number of articles and podcast episodes to this online yoga magazine.
Between my vast history of travel and my experience with writing, I had the opportunity to write a large number of articles for Trip 101. From hotel reviews to travel narratives to everything in between, my travel writing for Trip 101 provided a great balance of story and tangible travel tools for the new traveler.
True Nature Travels
In addition to managing content and posting for True Nature Travels' social media, I contributed a large number of blogs to the True Nature Travels online journal. While all their blogs are credited to "admin", I was the writer behind most of the blogs from 2015-2017.
While working with Inboundable, I wrote a variety of high-quality SEO driven articles for Inboundable clients. This was predominately ghost writing of native articles and website copy created to drive search traffic to clients' websites.
While working with Yoga Basics, I was assigned a variety of topics as well as pitched topics of my own. My writing for Yoga Basics spanned more social media driven topics like top spring yoga fashions to detailed and heavily researched articles around the neuroscience of yoga, yoga and addiction, and much more.
While working for Inboundable, I had the chance to write an article for Museum Hack to help increase their SEO and drive search traffic to the Museum Hack website.
In addition to blog, article, and website writing, I have written social media captions and newsletter copy for the following clients:
Glow Yoga Academy/The Wyld School (2018-2021)
Scribble Arts Workshop (2018-2020)
League of Kitchens (2019-2020)
Floating Mountain (2019)
True Nature Travels (2015-2018)
Dharma Fund (2015-2018)
Cedar Ravine (2015-2016)