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:


3 Ways to Improve Instagram Engagement—Social Media Examiner

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

Clorox and Samsung merge content and influencers—Simple Reach

Snapchat CPMs and programmatic evolutions—Simple Reach

How to Not Suck at Pinterest—Medium

IGTV launches and video gets more complex—Simple Reach

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

Air Jordans and the future of branded content—Simple Reach

The World Cup’s content competition—Simple Reach


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

Business and Finance

Why You Should Care about the Redbox Acquisition—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

21 Signs You Never Got Over Goosebumps as a Kid—Sparknotes

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)

Arts and Entertainment

Best Colleges For 32 top majors—Stacker

Major conspiracy theories of the last century and the stories behind them—Stacker

30 celebrities who survived cancer—Stacker

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

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

Why Having PMDD Makes Me A Better Business Owner.—Medium

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

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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