September has been full of exploration. Always one of my favorite times of year, this time I'm actually getting outside more than usual. A quick tour: 1. The daily wanderings, around Bozeman. Getting out despite waning daylight, weather, and such. 2. Working on some stories about Yellowstone National Park. A week on horseback in the …


New Chapter

Trying on a new town: Bozeman. Learning new trails with old friends. Trying out being 100% freelance. This morning, spontaneous bike ride with my friend Heidi. Which meant early dinner and time to work on the novel with a glass of Malbec this evening. I could get used to this schedule.  

This sweet little book arrived today. Includes an essay I wrote for The Nervous Breakdown.com. From The History Press.

For Hire!

Well folks, after a lovely little break called graduate school, I'm about to earn a fancy piece of paper and enter the full-time working world again. I'll be ramping up my freelance work in the coming months, and I'd be happy to write a blog for your garden center or business, craft a press release, …


I spent 10 years as a full-time magazine writer and editor. I'm now living on a shoestring budget to put myself through graduate school for an MFA in creative writing. Which means I'm for hire: for writing, editing, tutoring, or walking your dog. This¬† site is just a landing point for a little about me, …