Writing and Consulting for Social Causes
Hearts & Minds

Hearts & Minds

I was reading through recent Baltimore Sun articles today, researching a pitch to a local foundation for a policy paper. I came across this article about the Baltimore City Council’s recent passage of a bill banning Styrofoam containers in restaurants.…

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Write What You Know

Write What You Know

“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” – Stephen King For most of my adult life, I’ve wanted to be a writer. I’ve taken every opportunity…

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The Less You Know

The Less You Know

There’s something really powerful about being the least knowledgeable person in the room. In my previous life, I got to be the most knowledgeable person in the room sometimes. After years of hard work, I was truly a field expert.…

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Nonprofit Therapy

Nonprofit Therapy

I was emailing with a friend/work colleague yesterday with whom I hadn’t spoken in quite a while. She asked me, “How are you? How is life as a writer?” I told her about some of my clients and how I’m…

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