Brief bit of bio…
I am a lifelong writer, photographer, and artist. I also act as a consultant to several types of clients including other writers and the film and television industry. Recently I have begun to transition back into mainstream journalism in addition to writing books, poetry, and the occasional short story.
Presently I am spending my days happily working as either a book editor (depending on what the author needs, either full developmental editing or light editing and proofing) or as a writer, rewriter, or outright ghost writer for independent authors, NGOs, healthcare professionals, tech or legal firms, advertising agencies, businesses, and online magazines. No two weeks are ever the same work-wise!
When working as a journalist or photojournalist, I maintained active membership in the NPPA (National Press Photographers of America) and SPJ (Society of Professional Journalists.
During one period of my life, I was a psychologist who worked for a government sponsored agency in the USA and later maintained an intentionally small and manageable private practice. I am no longer working as a therapist, but I have done consulting for the Australian film industry in recent years.
My eclectic academic credits reflect my range of interests and are as follows:
BA: Fine Arts
BS: Psychology (Honours) (Emphasis: Counselling)
MA: Humanities (Emphasis: Spiritual and Paranormal Studies/Consciousness Studies)
Ph.D. Religious Studies (Dual emphasis: Counselling and Mysticism)
Although born in the USA, as an adult I have lived in either Great Britain, Australia, or Europe for well over two decades. From 2010 until 2013, I was travelling and working in several European countries, lived in France for over two years, and returned to Australia in 2013. This did not end up being my final ‘landing spot’ and I am now back in Europe and living in Normandy, France until the middle of 2017. We’ll re-examine where to go next in the coming months.
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