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Science Doesn't Have to be Dry

With more than 20 years' experience making science accessible to the general public, I create content that engages your readers and communicates your message in simple, easy-to-understand language.


  • Web Content: web site text, content strategy
  • Marketing/Outreach: fact sheets, brochures, white papers
  • Media Materials: feature articles, press releases, media kits
  • Publications: annual reports, textbook supplements

Why Hire Me?

  • Reliability: I'm responsive and I deliver the goods on time.
  • Quality: I'm committed to consistent and accurate content.
  • Service: I offer a friendly and personable working style.
  • Experience: I've been writing about science for 20 years.

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    Read My Latest Article

    How Does Your Garden Glow?

    As plants create chlorophyll from sunlight, they emit a nearly invisible fluorescent glow. Thanks to satellite data, researchers can now see this fluorescence from space, enabling them to estimate photosynthesis rates on a global scale. Read my latest article on NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory web site here.