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Marketing Writing: High-Tech

I write video and webcast scripts about Oracle Corporation's newest products and initiatives. View this video about how the Internet of Things is shaping healthcare and this video about how employees collaborate using Oracle HCM Cloud. See this trailer for a webcast I scripted about Pella Corporation's success using Oracle.

Technical Writing and Editing

I authored the book HP ATP Server Solutions, published in May 2014 by HP Press. The book is based on a training course I wrote called "Building HP Server Solutions." I also write certification exams, labs, and case studies for HP. For the past 27 years I have written and edited web content, online training courses, industry reports, and white papers for several of the world's top IT companies, including Sun Microsystems, Gartner, PeopleSoft, and Cisco. 

Marketing Writing: Education 

Through innovative marketing communications, I help universities convert prospects into 
enrolled students. Check out the following projects:

* Feature about a USAHS nursing student who overcame great personal loss during COVID by helping administer the vaccine
Video for Laureate about careers in the arts

* 88-page booklet profiling 30 alumni of Laureate design and art schools (see an excerpt)
* Blog posts for Kendall College; the president's Commencement speech 2017

* Flyers for Laureate about careers in design and careers in the arts 

Journalism: Yoga/Buddhism

Im a former contributing editor of both Yoga Journal and of Yoga International magazine, for which Ive covered stories on five continents. Ive also published stories in Shambhala Sun, Tricycle, and Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly.
Chapter about Roshi Joan Halifax in Dakini Power (Snow Lion)
Yoga International story on yoga in the favelas of Brazil
Yoga + feature about a Mexican orphanage/ashram 
Lion's Roar
 profile of Thailands first female monk
Yoga Journal feature on yoga and Buddhism in Prague 
Yoga Journal cover story on Caroline Myss
Tricycle story on monks combating AIDS in Thailand

Criticism: Fine Arts Writing

Check out the page about my book, Photography: New Mexico, if you havent already.

I'm a former art critic for Santa Fes THE magazine and The Prague Post. I currently work with artists and galleries to create or refine press releases, website content, and book essays.

Main essay of book, Tom Kirby: Light Passage
THE magazine review of Norval Morrisseau exhibition
THE magazine review of Carol Anthony show
Prague Post review of Czech photography exhibition
Prague Post review of Sebastiao Salgado show


Journalism and Memoir: Travel Writing

My story “Why Tuk-Tuks Make the Big Bucks” appeared in the Best Women’s Travel Writing 2008, published by Travelers’ Tales. It also won a Travelers’ Tales Solas award for best travel writing. My stories Marilena and Sacrificial Man” both won Southwest Writers writing awards in 2011.
Denver Post story on the Czech Republic’s accession to the EU
Dallas Morning News story on Bangkok’s Lovesick Pub
Yoga + feature about the Fes Sacred Music Festival