My writing tends to be... haunting.


Okay, bad joke.


But really: I've been writing and creating far before I did it as a job. Many of those pieces I'm still incredibly proud of, and am delighted to share with you all.

Content by me:

You’re Not Helping Podcast


Pepsi goes to Hollywood and Accenture steps on agency toes—Simple Reach

IGTV launches and video gets more complex—Simple Reach

Clorox and Samsung merge content and influencers—Simple Reach

Air Jordans and the future of branded content—Simple Reach

The World Cup’s content competition—Simple Reach

Reddit Just Lost All Chances Of Becoming A Relevant Ad Platform—Business2Community

3 Ways to Improve Instagram Engagement—Social Media Examiner

How to Improve Your Pinterest Reach: 4 Tips—Social Media Examiner

Your “Problem Student” Might Be Your Greatest Asset.—CourseCraft

How to Test Your Big Course Idea—CourseCraft

How to Not Suck at Pinterest—Medium

Why I Murdered My Newsletter—Medium

50 Irish (and Irish-American) Characters to Use in Ads Instead of “Drunk Person.”—Medium

Every working marketer should practice tarot.—Medium


Will mobility subscription models work?—Move Forward

Stars of the Silicon Forest: 10 Portland startups to watch—Geektime

Top 10 wireless headphones and earbuds for under $50—Geektime


What ‘Good Omens’ Gets Right About Interfaith Love—The Salve

30 celebrities who Survived Cancer—Stacker

Popular Hairstyles Through the Decades—Stacker

Count decisions, not blessings.—Medium

Pay me enough to obsess.—Medium

Your “Time Off” is Your Real Life.—Medium

What happens when you don’t travel for a year.—Medium

The Worst Reasons For Becoming An Entrepreneur.—Medium

The 5 Levels of Makeup For Entrepreneurs.—Medium

Why Having PMDD Makes Me A Better Writer.—Medium

A history of quitting: My life in journalism.—Medium

Why Calling Myself a CEO Matters.—Medium

Are you a Starter or a Sustainer?—Medium

Business and Finance

5 Stellar Creative Entrepreneurship Blogs To Inspire You In 2018—CourseCraft

Stars of the Silicon Forest: 10 Portland startups to watch—Geektime

Why You Should Care about the Redbox Acquisition—The Billfold

Lies I Told About Being Broke at Christmas—The Billfold

A Letter to My 21-Year-Old Broke Self—The Billfold

Why Consumer Confidence Isn’t a Solid Sign We’re Doing Better—The Billfold

Forget Holiday Gifts. Give Me A Lump Sum.—The Billfold

Why You Should (Still) Care About Apple Owing Ireland $14.5 Billion—The Billfold

How did George, Jerry and Elaine not go bankrupt?—The Billfold


Madrone Cannabis Club —Willamette Week (as Rita Olson)

Reporting on Alaska's cannabis tourism scene —Marijuana Venture (as Rita Olson)

The 5 most unusual cannabis products you’ve heard of this week—Geektime


4 Things You Should Know About Book Review Blogs—The Creative Penn

What If Ebenezer Scrooge Is Really the Draco of A Christmas Carol?—Sparknotes

Review: “Chain Saw Confidential” by Gunnar Hansen—Fangirls Read It First (as Editor in Chief)

Cruella De Vil: The Nasty Woman Role Model We Need.—Medium.

Arts and Entertainment

Famous Declassified Government Secrets—Stacker

Best Colleges For 32 Top Majors—Stacker

The World’s Most Admired Companies—Stacker

Major Conspiracy Theories of the Last Century and the Stories Behind Them—Stacker

For Indie Food Brands, Subscription Boxes Aren't about the Money—Paste

What to Expect at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights—Paste

5 Ways to Make Opera More Appealing to Young People—Paste

The Next Big Audience For Podcasts.—Medium

My books!

Available on Amazon and Smashwords.

The Maskheads series (not listed here) is currently being released in serial form on Medium.



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