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Helping people communicate and accomplish their goals has been a passion of mine for a long time.  Here are some of the achievements I’m proudest of.

I’m currently….

*sooo excited to have been featured on a recent NBC News segment about Paris's rats because of this articleblog post I wrote. 

 

Talking to NBC's Lucy Kafanov, who, like the rest of the team, was super nice!




*honored that my blog was nominated for a One Lovely Blog Award. 

*beyond excited about my new guide for young readers, Take Better Selfies (A Girl's Guide), published by Eldorado Ink.


*a regular contributor to The French Together Blog.

*thrilled to be a part of the Scribe Media (formerly Book in a Box) team, helping authors create the best versions of their stories!

*a contributor to  Paris Collage Collective's blog, where I recently interviewed collage artist Margot de Korte.

*a regular contributor to travel site Fareboom.com.

*a regular contributor to The Broad Side, a news and culture website founded by Joanne Bamberger.

*a contributor to HamletHub.Com/Westport and Books, Ink's HamletHub.

*a contributor to aiaTranslations' blog, aiaConnect.

*a contributor to The Bugle.

*writing a fiction novel.

*writing a travel guide.                                                                                               

*blogging about anything and everything that inspires and intrigues me, including: life in Paris as an expat, travel, history, books, pop culture, being a mom, weird news, my cat….. Feel free to stopy by.

I’ve…

*copy edited an influencer's blog post about visiting Paris.

*just finished ghostwriting a book about women's fashion and dating.

*ghostwritten articles about men's fashion.

*ghostwritten articles about meditation.

copy edited a client's series of nonfiction e-books.

*had my essay, "Portrait of a Mom"featured on Mamalode.com. 

*ghostwritten blog posts  for a self-help program. 

*served as M.C. of the Our Salon Weekend Fiction Club.

*had an essay"Walking Lessons" is featured on Brain, Child Magazine's website.

*had my blog post, "Life in the kingdom of the sky", featured on Life Tips., a Medium.com publication.

*had my blog post, "Lost: Two Magic Boxes", featured on The Lighthouse, a Medium.com publication.

*copywritten XVIDA.com's soon-to-be-released press kit and selected product descriptions 

*served as Editor-in-Chief of Beguile, a literary and arts e-zine I founded in 2010. A revival is being considered. 

*copy-edited a fiction novel due to be published in the coming months. 

*copy-edited the book  Unlocking Worlds: A Reading Companion for Book Lovers by Sally Allen 

*ghostwritten a book about men's fashion. 

*contributed articles to a student property rental company.

*ghostwritten a health center's newsletter.

*ghostwritten a client’s business-related blog.

*ghostwritten a client's esoteric blog.

*writing product descriptions for an online clothing accessories store.

*created writing prompts and encouraged writers, as the M.C. of the Open Salon Weekend Fiction Club.  I would gladly have continued, but the site unfortunately shut down in March 2015.

*recently finished proofreading the first chapters of a history book.

* had  two of my blog posts read on the Passionate Justice radio program (January 24, 2015 and February 7, 2015).

*written articles for The Franglish Blog.

*written articles for travel website BornToBunk.com.

*had my article"4 Ways to Beat a Language Barrier"featured in Expatriates Magazine. 

*written articles on cat health for the My Cat - My Friend! blog.

*writen short articles about my relationship for Jathi.com.

*written an article about tips for traveling with a wheelchair, for Vitalise.

*contributed articles to The Broad Side.

*ghost-written an article on Freud and Jung.

*ghost-written an article about creative psychotherapy techniques.

*ghost-written an e-book for a client who works in alternative medicine.

* ghost-written articles about the power of words.

*ghost-written articles about cat health for a cat care product's website. 

*written 5 articles about French culture for upcoming issues of an India-based magazine. 

* edited and rewritten the English screenplay of a short promotional film for a client of IL EST UNE FOIS, a French production company.

*copy-edited and written small additions to the MOVE Guides Paris City Guide.

*proofread the English version of a Swiss website.

*worked as a Paris Expert for Libertrip.com.

*proofread the English version of a French-Canadian website.

*contributed to BurgundyGirl.com.

*ghost-written web copy for a green coffin website.

*had my article, "Maybe You Don't Need Social Media to be Successful", featured on The Broad Side. 

*helped a French student with various English sections of his baccalauréat exam.

*helped a French student prepare for the CAE (Cambridge Advanced English test).

*ghost-written an article about Tarot cards.

*done emergency GSCE test-prep sessions for S., a French high school student.

*organized a budget trip through Italy for J. and M., recent college graduates and newly engaged (he proposed while they were in Rome!).

*helped numerous French clients translate or write English CVs and cover letters.

*taught adult students in French businesses, as an English teacher with Telelangue (2008-2013).

*“ghost-edited” a collection of humorous short stories and essays, due to be published soon.

*helped Christie B. plan her trip to Paris, and took her on a walking tour.

*translated a cover letter and CV (resume) for Arevik S.

*helped a family organize their first trip to Rome.

*given walking tours of the Latin Quarter, Montmartre, and other Parisian neighborhoods.

*planned a trip to Rome, Italy, for a mobility-reduced client.

*organized a three-week United States roadtrip.

*helped a student with test preparation for the English section of the baccalauréat exam.

*had my short story “City Lights” published in the e-zine Long Story Short.

*helped Vicki F. write three graduate school admissions essays.

*created a Rome itinerary for a family of die-hard museumgoers and history buffs.

*done copywriting and consulting work at a Paris-based film production company.

*helped Louise, a French student in the sciences, study for the English portion of her baccalauréat exam.

*done content writing and translations for Chicline.com, a Paris tourism website.

*given guided tours of Paris museums, including the Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, and the Musée Marmottan Monet.

*written reviews and copy, typed transcriptions, and conducted celebrity interviews for The Cinema Source.com.

*worked as an interpreter for Tennessee-based sculptor John Henry.

*graduated With Honors from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, with a B.A. in Art History (minor: French).

*copy-edited fine art books during an internship at Parkstone Press, Paris (2003).

*translated the screenplay Les Oubliés, a film by Hervé Freiburger.

*won the 2002 New York University French Department Book Award.

 

* What can I do for you? *