Word pros are essential to modern communication and M.L. is one of the tops, a creative, award-winning writer/editor with linguistic flair, an eye for detail, decades of experience, and consistently happy clients.

She can take any writing project, start to finish, and make it shine.

M.L. has worn a dozen editorial hats at metro newspapers, including the Seattle Post-Intellingencer, where she served as military reporter, arts editor, city desk editor, front-page features writer, columnist, photographer, and writing coach.

Her free-lance portfolio includes travel and news stories from The Washington Post, marketing and publications for The University of Washington, and features in numerous national magazines (see Work Samples above).

Her stories have won dozens of awards, including top honors from the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors, the Washington Press Association, and the  Society of Professional Journalists.

She can:

– Tell your stories in smart, provocative prose that digs deep into big ideas

–  Pick up her editing pen and make your copy gripping, grammar-happy, and error-free

– Make marketing materials sing

–  Make sure your message is on-target and resonant.


Contact:,   360-770-7184.