Here are a few samples of my work. If you'd like to see something specific that isn't here, please let me know.
Sample Medical Communications
As a medical writer, I specialize in making complex technical content accessible to a wide range of readers.
"Talking About Condoms." A short piece aimed at men under 40, addressing the issue of condom negotiation.
"Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder"
"Am I in Love With a Narcissist?"
"Benign Breast Lumps"
This feline veterinary practice wanted a brochure offering in-depth information about flea-eradication in a friendly, accessible tone.
Part of a welcome packet given to all new patients. I revised all of this prosthodontist's patient communications to give them a warmer tone.
An article written by a physician for a professional journal. Medical professionals are the intended readers. I did an extensive line edit, clarifying the author's syntax and bringing the text into accordance with the publisher's style guide.
The client is a jeweler who creates unique pieces using sea glass, sterling silver, and gold.
Masterful Public Speaking: Leveraging the Hidden Power of Your Workforce. This white paper explains why real-time communication skills are rare, why they're vital to your organization, and what you can do about it.
This piece is in a "before and after" format. It showcases my ability to take complex and/or technical information and express it with clarity and warmth.
One letter from a direct mail campaign for a nonprofit arts organization.
A press release for the same organization.
An article for writers on cold calling techniques.
An essay about obsessive-compulsive hoarding disorder.
"Phonetics Roadshow". A humor piece for The Speculative Grammarian magazine.
A nonprofit mission statement.
An academic book review for the linguistics journal Discourse and Society.