Writer, Editor and Instructor
I’ve been a Freelance Storyteller since 2008. In addition to writing, teaching and providing editing services, I’ve produced marketing materials for corporate, non-profit and individual clients, and written radio and web stories. I’ve also created videos, edited photos; set up WordPress websites/blogs and created social media campaigns (MailChimp, Etsy, Facebook, etc.).
Teaching Experience: Adjunct Instructor, Creative Writing, Memoir, Santa Rosa Junior College Older Adults Program. 8/17 to present. Substitute teacher, K-12, Sonoma County. Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit. 6/17 to present. Photoshop instructor Twin Hills Charter Middle School, Sebastopol, CA, 11/16 to 10/17. Creative Writing Instructor, Healdsburg Senior Center. 8/09-8/10.
I was a Video Editor and Production Manager, at Bravura Films, San Francisco for 15 years, before my husband and I moved to the country and painted our mailbox blue. Bravura Films specialized in corporate marketing videos. I edited video using Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, After Effects and Photoshop; assisted with pre-production planning and scripting; hired crew and talent; tracked budgets and paperwork and supervised post-production. Clients included San Francisco Ballet, Apple Computer, Cisco Systems and Microsoft Corp.
MFA in Writing, University of San Francisco, 2009.
Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and Cultural Studies with a Writing Emphasis, Dominican University of California (Summa Cum Laude).
So, enough about me, let’s talk about you. What do you think about me? – Bette Midler, Beaches