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STORIES MATTER

I love stories. They help us make sense of ourselves and the world around us. Stories give life meaning and purpose. And we can use stories to create, to connect with others, and to share our vision and dreams with the world. Let's tell your story together.

You can scroll down to check out samples from my professional copywriting portfolio. These freelance writing samples will give you an idea of the way I can bring your values and ideas to life using words. Want to see more examples of my web content? Send me a message and let me know what you have in mind.

The place storytelling feels the most alive in my professional life is when I work with clients around their brand narrative. Yes, telling a compelling and cohesive brand story is a good strategy as far as marketing is concerned. But telling an authentic and relatable story is also the way to connect with your audience and grow your business. And here's why you need a brand story: emotional appeals always win. For more info on brand management and my brand portfolio, check out DeLongVision SEO, a firm I'm building with my two favorite SEO gurus.

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PERSONAL ESSAYS

I also love the way writing and storytelling help us understand and process our own experiences. In my portfolio of personal essays, I share what it's been like to come to terms with the messy, vulnerable, human parts of myself.

It is my hope that by sharing my own experiences and feelings through creative writing, I can establish a space for others to identify and relate. I cover personal essay topics like identity, spirituality, meditation, addiction, and more.

Why? I believe that we're at our best when we're connected. That's why I want to use my story writing to forge the kinds of connections with others that help sustain all of us.
Below you'll find a portfolio of my essays and stories. You can see even more of my personal portfolio on Medium. I'd always love to hear what you think, so please feel free to get in touch and share your thoughts and feelings.

PERSONAL ESSAYS

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March 24th, 2020

A Spiritual Field Guide for the End Times

Staying Sane (and Maybe Even Spiritual?) During the Coronavirus LockdownContinue reading on Live Your Life On Purpose »

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Nov 18, 2019

What I Got From My Mother

My mom is an incredibly stylish and put together human. Don’t get me wrong I get to see her in hair curlers and stained pajama pants regularly,

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February 15th, 2020

Not That Kind of Writer

I’m supposed to be a writer. But here’s the thing: I haven’t read a proper book since I dropped out of grad school in 2009 and the most creative thing

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February 6th, 2020

In Exchange for My Broken Heart

Heartbreak is a trustworthy companion, an honest guide. If I let it, my broken heart carries me home. It leads me back to my real…...

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January 24th, 2020

Why Falling Apart Keeps Saving My Life

If you saw me mid-breakdown, you might be tempted to cross the street. Yes, there will be snot bubbles and tear-streaked makeup an...

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January 2nd, 2020

My Kind of Woman

What happens when we take gender identity into our own hands and hearts?I used to be afraid of women. There was something so thr...

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December 26th, 2019

The Cure for Anxiety

I never knew how anxious I was until I took Klonopin. Well, that’s not exactly true. I had finally talked my then-psychiatrist int...

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December 16th, 2019

Anorexia and Other Hungry Ghosts, Part 3

Part 3: Befriending EmptinessAnd in the midst of this hopeless cycle, the abbess Kiku showed up to lead the final 3-month practi...

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December 2nd, 2019

Anorexia and Other Hungry Ghosts, Part 2

Part 2: The Realm of the Hungry GhostsSo, off I went to the dusty realms of other lands to cure my soul sickness with spirituali...

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November 27th, 2019

Anorexia and Other Hungry Ghosts, Part 1

Part 1: Rituals of Comfort-SeekingFood was always my first drug. When I discovered speed years later, it felt like a solution to...

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