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MEDICARE ADVANTAGE MARKETING

MEDICARE ADVANTAGE MARKETING 2015 ROLE: SENIOR COPYWRITER The creative team at Hacker Group was brimming with good peoples, and we managed to have fun even in the face of Medicare enrollment season deadlines.  The Medicare Advantage market is crazy competitive…

SIZZLE VIDEO CONCEPTS

HTC HERO SIZZLE VIDEO CONCEPTS 2012 ROLES: CONCEPTING, WRITING The Hero’s Journey is always useful when crafting a narrative, but it’s not often I’ve had the chance to use it as literally as we did here. But hey, when the…

GUIDANCE FOR GIFT OFFICERS

PHILANTHROPY WORKS 2012 – 2015 ROLE:  WRITING, BRANDING, CONTENT PLANNING, INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN philanthropyworks.org The world of major giving is crazy nuanced, and one of the perennial challenges facing nonprofits is providing adequate training for their gift officers, particularly at the…

AUTHOR INTERVIEW

AUTHOR INTERVIEW 2014 Alzheimers.net: A Journey In Caregiving for a Mother with Alzheimer’s ROLE: INTERVIEWING, WRITING I’ve had a persistent interest in brain science since my days as a research assistant at UW’s iLabs (Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences)…

THE SCIENCE OF STORY

THE QUEEN DIED OF GRIEF: THEORY OF MIND AND THE SCIENCE OF STORY (This is a pair of excerpts from my MFA critical thesis.) The actors by their presence always convince me, to my horror, that most of what I’ve…

CREATIVE WRITING

A PILE TO STEP IN Back in my starving artist days, I went to Teatro ZinZanni with my friend Paul. During a break between performances, the host pointed right at me.  “You,” he said. “Get up here.”   I complied. He was…

POSITION PAPER

POSITION PAPER: THE UW OCEAN RESTORATION TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE 2018 ROLE: PRIMARY AUTHOR, INTERVIEWER, EDITOR In the initial phase of Aquavetic Labs, it was envisioned as a nonprofit. This position paper was effectively a leave-behind after our presentation to the UW…

AN OLD POEM FOR A NEW YEAR

THERE’S THIS THING THAT HAPPENS TO YOU Like In high school my popular friend died in a fire I finally got to share something with the cool kids and that something was grief, and the struggle to feel right in…

AFTER THE FALL

AFTER THE FALL   (Note: I wrote this for the 10th anniversary of 9)  Ten Junes ago I fell off my skateboard and woke up three weeks later. Wait—“woke up” isn’t quite right. I was in a drug-induced coma for…