Developing your writing
Whatever you want to express, in whatever format, I can help you refine it to focus your message and broaden your audience.
I have more than 20 years of professional experience working with words for The New York Times, Reuters news agency and clients ranging from authors to start-up companies and investors. I also write about yoga, which I teach.
Please get in touch to explore how your work can fulfil its potential.
What I offer
My work covers three main fields.
- Writing and editing pitches, websites, media briefings and presentations.
- Interviewing for profiles and case studies.
- Conducting strategic investigative research.
"Get me Rewrite!"
As a journalist, I learned to write and edit to demanding deadlines. I see quickly and clearly what needs to be done to communicate better. I'm also observant and a sensitive listener, helping me perceive how to serve others' goals.
Behind the name
From Get Me Rewrite! by Richard Pérez-Peña (The New York Times, 18 December, 2015):
"There’s a long tradition in newspapers that involves someone at a desk, taking information from reporters in the field, and shaping it, at the home office, into an article. That’s what rewrite is, and that’s a big part of what I do.
"In the old days, rewrite was a crucial function, but then, when laptops entered the picture and made it possible to write from anywhere, rewrite waned. Now, with round-the-clock publishing and the competitive pressures of the Internet, rewrite is crucial again..."