Writing Resume

Writing Resume

Books Published

The Report Card: The Savvy Family’s Guide to Chicago High Schools
2003

The Chicago High Schools Report Card: A Guide to Finding the Right School for Your Child
2006- second edition

Internet Publishing

Blog: amoxiegirl.com website
Personal anecdotes, observations and travels presented in an upbeat, witty style.
September 2016 – present

Magazine Articles

Georgetown View, My Jarrell and Liberty Hill Digest
With a combined circulation of over 70,000, these monthly magazines celebrate these Texas towns by featuring stories for and about the people.
Feature Profile
August 2021:  “Sun City Artist Getting His Point Across”
September 2021: “ChurchLunch Feeds Students’ Hearts and Souls”
September 2021: “Medicare Donut Hole: Digesting the Facts”
October 2021: Pulling More Than Rabbits Out of His Hat”
November 2021: Twenty Years and Still Glittering”
December 2021: Sun City’s Unsung Heroes”
February 2022: Fine Tuning a Community Band” 
February 2022: “A Noteworth reminder of or Community’s Past”
March 2022: Key Clubs Unlock Teens’ Motivation”
May 2022: Balancing te Hard Facts with a Soft Sell”
May 2022: Joyful Living-  More Than Just a Company Name”
May 2022 – Feature: Linda A Thornton
June 2022 : “A Lesson in Community Spirit”
June 2022:  “Doing Your Homework on Education”
July 2022: “Applauding Seniors’ Second Act”
July 2022: “Options for Living Your Best Life”
August 2022: “When Fortune Smiles”
August 2022: “Pooch Perfect Georgetown”
September 2022: “Guided by Grace, BIG Embraces its Future”
September 2022: “! Idea + 2 Businessmen = New Area School
December 2022: In Salado, Cowboys and Christmas are Celebrated Together
December 2022: In Front of the Camera; Professional Tips to Capture a Social Day

Sun Rays
The official magazine of Sun City in Georgetown, Texas with a circulation of 8200 homes and an online version that reaches 15,000 readers.
“The Bright Side” column
May 2020: “Spring Didn’t Get the Memo”
August 2020: “The Phasing of Phrasing”
November 2020: “Which Ish is Which?”
February 2021: “Copycats: Imitating Nature”
May 2021: “The Mad Scientist That Lurks Within Us”
August 2021: “Do You Portmanteau?”
November 2021: “Frame Your Own Pictures”
February 2022: “Technology Trauma”
May 2022: “Putting a Cherry On Top of Every Day (And Not Just on Sundaes)”
August 2022: “Lost in Culinary Crazes”
November 2022: “The Skinny on Infatuation”

Newsletters

La Concha
The newsletter for the American Pilgrims on the Camino, a U.S. based association for people interested in the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, a network of ancient European pilgrimage routes leading to Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain.
September 2017, page 4
December 2017, page 21
March 2019, page 20

Newspaper Articles

Williamson County Sun
Established in 1877, it is the longest running newspaper and business in Williamson County, Texas with a circulation of 7000.
June 3, 2020, page 8
June 10, 2020, page 7
July 1, 2020, page 7
July 5, 2020, page 8
August 12, 2020, page 7
September 2, 2020
September 9, 2020
September 27, 2020
September 30, 2020
December 20, 2020
January 6, 2021
March 28, 2021
April 14, 2021
April 28, 2021

Freelance Assignments

PalCare, Inc
A manufacturer of wireless call systems for senior housing requested an upbeat, feel good story to balance out their usual technical, trade journal type of publicity. 
April 9, 2021

Organizations

San Gabriel Writer’s League
A writer’s group in Georgetown, Texas. It’s misson is to provide a forum to encourage and equip writers for success in the craft and business of writing.
September 2019 – present: active member,
March 2019: Judge, Youth Writer’s Contest
2021: Board of Directors- Secretary/Publicity Coordinator