A brief resume:

Thanks for stopping by to check out my site! As you probably gathered from my homepage, I provide writing, editing, and marketing services to businesses. I’m all about helping businesses create and improve their online presence through clear, captivating and creative communication.

I am also the owner and managing editor of Home Scribe Creative. At Home Scribe Creative, we develop creative content for real estate agents. This includes writing web content, developing marketing strategies, blogging, social media strategy, graphic design, and more! 

Before starting my current writing and marketing business, I worked as an Associate Editor at Cake Central Media Corp. From curating content for both Cake Central Magazine and CakeCentral.com to creating daily Cake Central newsletters reaching 250,000+ readers, my responsibilites at Cake Central have been far and wide. 

I also worked for zulily, an e-commerce company based in Seattle. At zulily I wrote product and brand descriptions using zulily's signature voice, and contributed to the company’s daily e-mails that reached their 15 million+ members. Working at zulily gave me some fantastic insight as to what it’s like to work for a quickly growing company with hundreds of employees and millions of customers!

Dear English Major

In March 2014, I launched DearEnglishMajor.com, a website dedicated to showing English majors all that is possible with an English degree. I graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA with a degree in English, and when I first graduated, the sky was the limit! ...In other words, I had no idea what kind of a career I truly wanted to pursue. 

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My idea of what I could do with an English major was limited, and even after an internship at a publishing company, I still felt like my options were few and far between. But after some serious searching, countless cover letters, my first couple of jobs and diving into the world of freelancing, I learned that there are a ton of options out there for us wordsmiths!

I am constantly working to grow and expand DearEnglishMajor.com with new content, interviews and information. Now, there are 20,000+ Facebook followers, 7,000+ Instagram followers, 5,000+ Twitter followers, and 1,200+ Pinterest followers. Dear English Major grows a little more each and every day! 

I have also written a book titled From Graduation to Career Ready in 21 Days: A Guide for English MajorsThis simple, detailed guide is packed with the information and resources English majors need to successfully navigate the job search process in 21 days. The book is available for purchase in the Dear English Major bookstore, and on Amazon, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, and Smashwords. 

 

A few random facts about me:

  • Currently, I live in the North Beacon Hill neighborhood in Seattle with my husband. I take frequent trips to Tacoma and Puyallup to visit family, friends and clients. 
  • I love traveling, especially to other countries! I've had the pleasure of visiting Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Ireland, Mexico, Myanmar, The Netherlands, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. I'm hoping to add a couple more countries to the list in 2017!
  • I really enjoy getting crafty. Sewing, painting, card making, cookie decorating, drawing and crocheting all help me relax. Know of a fun DIY blog? Send it my way!
  • My brother, Jacob, makes awesome promotional videos (like this one) and just graduated with a degree in Communication from the University of Washington. He has his own videography business, Waka Waka Studios.