The Latest


March 31, 2017

Just completed a core values document for a leader in the global tourism industry. Very satisfying to have a hand in articulating a company’s culture, vision and mission.

“I can say that you’ve really hit the nail on the head. Thank you! I am excited about our Core Values and I am very happy with your work. Job well done!”   – CEO

March 30, 2017

Missing spleens, jockstrap checks, George Carlin’s drug bust and Margaret Thatcher’s electric baths. After leading a workshop on personal essay writing at the 3rd annual Long Island LitFest, I got to sit back and relax listening to incredible stories from the likes of Dave Barry, Gail Sheehy, Alan Zweibel, Bill Scheft, Steven Gaines, Kelly Carlin and Barry Dougherty.

March 17, 2017

Write your life. I’ll be offering a free workshop on personal essay writing to kick off the 2017 edition of Long Island LitFest Sunday, March 26 at Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre. On the LitFest line-up this year: Dave Barry, Gaily Sheehy, Alan Zweibel and other best-selling authors.

March 13, 2017

In my latest story for the Wall Street Journal Custom Studio, I write about how Miami’s creative community is pioneering the next ‘it’ neighborhoods.


February 23, 2017

Dave Barry and Gail Sheehy headline this year’s Long Island LitFest March 26 at Madison Theatre in Rockville Centre.  I’ll be presenting a special pre-fest workshop, “Write Your Life: Intro to Personal Essay Writing” at noon. Workshop admission is free with a Long Island LitFest ticket but registration is required. Call 516-323-4444.


February 21, 2017

I’m a judge for this year’s American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) Awards for excellence in writing. The ceremony will be held May 5 at the annual ASJA Writers Conference in New York City.

January 28, 2017

Maxed out capacity for my first “Girls Write Out” writing workshop at Turn of the Corkscrew Books on Long Island. Love encouraging women to write down their personal stories and share them with the group where they can see how their stories touch one another.

January 18, 2017

Just completed a copywriting project for New York Cruise Lines and its fleet of sightseeing boats including the classic Circle Line. It never gets old. A great way to see New York City.

January 4, 2017

Added a second writing workshop to my schedule. Here’s what’s coming up:

January 27: “Girls Write Out” Personal Essay Writing Workshop

Turn of the Corkscrew Books, Rockville Centre, NY


March 26: “Write Your Life” Intro to Personal Essay Writing at Long Island LitFest

Madison Theatre, Rockville Centre, NY

December 8, 2016

It’s Girls Night Out—with a twist. I’ll be leading a “Girls Write Out” workshop for women January 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Turn of the Corkscrew Books in Rockville Centre. A series of writing prompts and a glass of wine will help get the creative juices flowing. The vibe is fun, relaxed, super supportive and full of camaraderie. Here are the details.