WRITING DATA SHEET

VOCATION
THE WRITE PLACE                                                                                                                      As owner of this Communications Firm, writing is  a  part of everyday assignments (advertising, newsletters, brochures, grants, press releases, speeches, training curriculum, etc.) 1985 - Current

 
BOOKS
GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS: (Division of the Boston Globe)                                                
FACTORY OUTLET GUIDE TO THE SOUTH
, 1990 Edition 1992 & 1994 - REVISION EDITIONS (Done under the pseudonym - “Penny Pincher & A Miser”)

THE EAST WOODS PRESS:                                                                                                     THE SOUTHERN BED & BREAKFAST BOOK - Revision Editor & Writer

EDITING
THE EAST WOOD PRESS:                                                                                                      (Book) MAKING FOOD BEAUTIFUL (Cookbook Editor) - 1983

ALBANY (GA)/DOUGHERTY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION: EDITOR of quarterly “Share The Vision” Newsletter  (Part of a National award-winning 1986 PR Campaign)

ARIZONA CHEMICAL:                                                                                                                  EDITOR of quarterly “Commitments Beyond Compliance” Newsletter (Quality/Environmental/Health & Safety publication.) 1997 - 2000

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE:                                                                                                    (Albany, GA) WROTE introduction and EDITED articles for city magazine (1989/90 & 1990/91)

(Panama City, FL Beaches Chamber) EDITOR of Chamber newsletter (1995 - 2004)

(Bay County, FL) “Room with a View” 1992 Economic Development Commission publication. (WROTE & CO-EDITED.) 

ARTICLES
ALBANY (GA) HERALD - Co-author of Sesquicentennial Edition Tabloid - 1986

APPAREL INDUSTRY MAGAZINE - Technical Articles - 1983

APPAREL SOUTH - Fashion Articles - 1983

CHARLOTTE (NC) MAGAZINE - Articles - 1983

COASTAL HOMES & LIFESTYLES - General Writer - Numerous Articles (Inside Story Interiors) 2005-06                

CRIER - (Junior League of Charlotte, NC) General Writer - 1982/83

CURB APPEAL MAGAZINE (Birmingham/Tuscaloosa) - Articles - 2008 

EDITOR’S FORUM - Articles:                                                                                     

          “The Definition of Style” 
          “Working With Printers”
           Series of "How To" Interviews & Fillers - 1986  
                                                                                                                                                 FASHION TRADE PUBLICATIONS OF MIAMI & ATLANTA - Articles – 1982

INTERIORS & DESIGNS of the Emerald Coast - General Writer – Numerous Articles (Inside Story Interiors) 2005-06

LADIES CIRCLE MAGAZINE - Article: “The Screaming Syndrome” - 1980

SMALL PRESS MAGAZINE - Articles: 

          “Building A Sales Force of Independent Reps” - 1986
          “The Care & Feeding of Sales Reps” - 1986
          “Key Account Care-isma” - 1986
          “How Important IS Focus?”- 1987

THIS I BELIEVE WEBSITE - Article:  "I believe You Must Address Injustice" - 2008               (Click here to view site and article)

PANAMA CITY LIVING MAGAZINE - Multiple Articles 2008 - Present                             (See "Interviews" in this section for more articles from this magazine with the ability to view each article in its entirety plus color photos.)

PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD - Bay County Realtor's Association: Real Estate Today
weekly articles 2013-2014

BOOK REVIEWS
ATLANTA JOURNAL/CONSTITUTION - 1985 - 1987

AMAZON.COM  - 1998, 2009

LEE COUNTY (GA) LEDGER - Book Review Editor - 1988/89 
 

CHILDREN’S WRITING
CHARLOTTE (NC) WRITERS CLUB - 1983 Juvenile Fiction Award 
 

ESSAYS 

WRITER'S DIGEST - "The New Legend of the Sand Dollar" - 2015

NEW YORK TIMES'/ASBURY PARK PRESS (NJ) - Guest Columnist - 1979

GREENSBORO (NC) DAILY NEWS - Guest Columnist - 1981
 

FILLERS
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS - 1985

SUNSHINE MAGAZINE - 1985 

GRANTS

BAY COUNTY (FL) CHAMBER of COMMERCE - BELLSOUTH Opportunity- 1997

THE ROTARY CLUB of PANAMA CITY - Rotary International District Simplified Grants to support the Bay-to-Bay Benefit (2008 & 2009)


INTERVIEWS
CHARLOTTE (NC) MAGAZINE - Interviews “on assignment” - 1981

PANARAMA MAGAZINE - “Interview w/DEAN DAVENPORT: Pilot in the Raid on Tokyo during World War II.”  (Reprinted in Veteran’s Newspaper) 1995

“Interview w/Romance Novelist: GLORIA SKINNER” - 1995

SMALL PRESS MAGAZINE - “Interview w/John Huenefeld” - 1987 

PANAMA CITY LIVING MAGAZINE - CLICK HIGHLIGHTED ITEMS BELOW TO VIEW ACTUAL ARTICLES FROM MAGAZINE

Interview w/ Dr. Hulon Crayton, "Like a Phoenix Rising" -2014

Interview w/ Ellis Fowhand, "A Centenarian Reflects on a Life Well Lived"  -  2014

Interview w/ Scott, Florida's First Lady, "Disciplined, Dedicated, and Devoted"  -  2014

Interview w/ Sandra Wilson, Esq., "Sandra Wilson - A Retiree Rnegade"  -  2014

Interview w/ author Olivia deBelle Byrd, "Save My Place"  -  2014

Interview w/ Sandi @ Sandi's Feed & Seed,  "Down to Earth on Plants Pets & Pests"  - 2015

Interview w/ Allison Husfelt MacLean, "Giving Up Isn't An Option"  -  2015

Interview w/ Bob Sowell, "Sowell Tractor Company Still Rolling 41-Years"  -  2015

Interview w/  Dr. Khurram Zazier, "New Neurologist Joins the Brain and Spine Center" - 2015


NEWSLETTERS
BAY DISTRICT SCHOOLS- DIALOGUE(Employee Newsletter  Interviews & writing.) -1998

 CITY of PANAMA CITY BEACH - Quarterly newsletter

PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION OF THE SOUTH - Quarterly newsletter (10 years)

POETRY
SOUTHERN POETRY REVIEW - “REMEMBERING: Our Odyssey” - 1997

SHORT STORY                                                                                                        LADY’S CIRCLE MAGAZINE - Fiction: “Cracker Jack & Cherry Blend” - 1979 

 
TRAINING
PANHANDLE WRITER’S GUILD:                                                                                                “So You Want To Be A Writer” - 4-hour Seminar 1993

"Preparing Your Manuscript for Publication" - 1-hour Seminar 2009

"Marketing Your Book" - 1 hr. seminar/2010

SMALL PRESS MAGAZINE - Featured Speaker: 1987 Small Press Expo

YOUNG WRITER’S CONFERENCE  - “How to Publish” – 1998-2000 FSU/PC Workshop