I would have made it shorter,
but I didn’t have time.

Paraphrasing Mark Twain

I write, edit, and coach others in media, business proposals and pitches, public relations in print and on the web, persuasive reports and respectful retorts.
Some of my projects include:


Contextual Essays in a virtual exhibition at Rochester Institute of Technology:
Epidemics, Economics, and Elections: The Editorial Cartoons of John Scott Clubb and Elmer Messner (2020).

Article in Conservationist Magazine
NYS Dept of Conservation (August/September 2020, pp 10-12):
“Strides on an Urban Trail,” about helping city residents gain access to nature.
Also featured on Genesee Land Trust’s website.

City Newspaper.  Contributing writer to HomeWork columns, sponsored by The Landmark Society, featuring Rochester historic housing stock.

SOURCE, A publication promoting free services of Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County.


Editor of the local history book,
Let’s Grow! Centennial History of Rochester Garden Club
By Lynda McCurdy Hotra.  191 pages of photographs and stories celebrating 100 years of community projects in and around Rochester, 1915-2015.
Mercury Print Productions, Inc. 2018.
Available in Monroe County Library System,  (712.0974 H833L).

Newsletters and press releases

The Landmark Society of Western New York
George Eastman Museum
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester
Big Sky, Montana Ski Resort

Leadership Development

YWCA – eliminating racism, empowering women, Business Writing Course

Writing Program, Write That Blog!
Rochester Professional Consultants Network.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Book of Mission Opportunities
Health Care Professional, Career shift
Computer Services Professional, Web and print communications

Management training guide for Eastman Kodak Company, Dealing With Difficult People.

Contact me for more information.