Fiction & Creative Non-Fiction

The Magazine Man (Necessary Fiction, September 2012)

You Will Make a Change for the Better (Blog project) - Featured on the BBC and named one of their best international blogs

Alcoholism for Dummies (52nd City)

Sexy at the Greyhound Station (52nd City)

Sophomores (52nd City)

Feature articles/Columns

Some favorites from the archive

"Ask Julia" - Award-winning advice column

"Voices" Columns -

Art Bin: Knitting - Kiki Magazine

A Shopper's Dream: Mall of America - Kiki Magazine

Atomic Cowboy - St. Louis Design Magazine

Taken for a Ride - St. Louis Magazine

Garage Sales for Dummies - St. Louis Magazine

You Can Take the Girl Out of St. Louis - The Commonspace

Ann Arbor, Mi Amor - The Commonspace

Mint Juleps in Little Big Town - The Commonspace

Scotch Treat - The Commonspace

Underground Indianapolis - The Commonspace

Other publications/sites I've written for include: Oxygen, SELF, Bliss, The Knot, ChickLit, Prevention, La Salud Hispana, GoPlus!, LifeSmart, St. Louis Family, and Alive. Essays

A few from a past essay series.

Oscar, Please - Empathy learned in my brief turn as a medical actor

Percy - Lessons in perspective from a brief hotel encounter

Rebecca - Grief through the eyes of a four-year-old

A Corner, Turned - A glimmer of hope follows  loss

Good Things  - A BoDeans soundtrack to a life

The Amazing July-Ah  - Can an alter-ego make life any easier?