Edited Anthologies

Co-edited K-8 student anthologies with Susan Adamson, Ph.D.:

Listening Still (2015), Indiana Partnership for Young Writers
Blazing the Real (2011), Indiana Partnership for Young Writers
Moving Earth (2009), Indiana Partnership for Young Writers

 

Creative Nonfiction

Something Old, Something New,” One Bookshelf, September 17, 2012

“Child’s Play,” This I Believe, WFYI-FM, 2007

“Drawing Teaches Us to Focus” Mooresville-Decatur Times, October 2004

“Think Your Customers Are Nuts?” Marketing Computers, Northbrook, IL, May 2000

 

Craft Essays

“I Have Lived” Sharing Our Notebooks, October 27, 2017

“One Way to Revise: Excavate at Exclamation Points” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, October 16, 2017

“Endings: What Can You Teach” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, March 20, 2014

“Beginnings: 3 Examples (And Why They Work)” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, March 6, 2014

“Hold Readers at a Climax” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, February 13, 2014

“The Trouble with Beginning, Middle and End” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, January 30, 2014

“How to Read a Poem” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, February 19, 2013

“The Difference Between Poetry and Prose: Line Breaks and White Space,” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, 2013

“4 Craft Strategies to Notice in ‘The Leaving Morning’ (and Why)” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, October 30, 2013

“Interactive Bulletin Boards that Support Writing” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, November 6, 2012

“Now That’s a Story! Learn from a 1st Grade Writer” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, September 10, 2012

“Feed Your Writer’s Notebook This Summer” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, July 11, 2012

“Notebook Strategies to Help Generate and Revise Poems,” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, April 2012

“Julie’s 5 Most Frequently Used Notebook Strategies” Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, Fall 2011

 

Poetry

“Derek’s Rebuttal,” The Juggler, University of Notre Dame, Spring 1995

 

Journalism

“Ordinance to target dogs out of control” The Indianapolis Star, October 20, 2005, W-1

“Signs alert truckers to restrictions” The Indianapolis Star, October 6, 2005, W-1

“Parks budget seeks office fix-up” The Indianapolis Star, August 24, 2005, W-2

“Tighter dog leash law sought” The Indianapolis Star, August 4, 2005, W-1

“Sewer plant gets an upgrade” The Indianapolis Star, June 23, 2005, W-1

“Town grants tax abatements for 3 projects” The Indianapolis Star, June 14, 2005, W-2

“Town employees will breathe easier at work” The Indianapolis Star, May 20, 2005, W-2

“Access road along Ind. 67 approved” The Indianapolis Star, May 5, 2005 W-2

“Ambulance service will get $50,000 from Town Council” The Indianapolis Star, April 21, 2005, W-1

“Rescue service could be reduced” The Indianapolis Star, April 7, 2005, W-1

“Rezoning OK’d for new plants” The Indianapolis Star, March 17, 2005, W-2

“Council rejects plan for fire area” The Indianapolis Star, March 3, 2005, W-1

“Fire departments may merge” The Indianapolis Star, Feb 3, 2005, W-2

“Town, township look at fire, EMS merger” The Indianapolis Star, Jan 22, 2005, W-1

“Senior living community gets go-ahead” The Indianapolis Star, Jan 6, 2005, W-2

“Council will spend $21,000 on plumbing” The Indianapolis Star, Dec 9, 2004, W-2

“Mooresville company seeks tax abatement” The Indianapolis Star, Nov 25, 2004, W-7

“Machining firm gets tax break” The Indianapolis Star, Nov 5, 2004, W-2

“Council upholds parking limits” The Indianapolis Star, Oct 21, 2004, W-1

“Building’s owner seeks OK for work” The Indianapolis Star, Oct 7, 2004, W-1

“Excavation contract awarded a 2nd time” The Indianapolis Star,  Sept 23, 2004, W-2

“New drive OK’d by old council” The Indianapolis Star, Sept 10, 2004, W-5

“Access to property confusing for now” The Indianapolis Star, Aug 21, 2004, W-2

“Council OKs $90,000 for projects at park” The Indianapolis Star, Jul 23, 2004, W-2

“Subdivision getting town sewer service” The Indianapolis Star, Jul 9, 2004, W-2

“Town OKs contract for renovation work” The Indianapolis Star, June 19, 2004, W-4

“Cemetery out of plots, so town creates more” The Indianapolis Star, June 3, 2004, W-2

“Town OKs tax abatement for industrial adhesive firm” The Indianapolis Star, May 20, 2004, W-1

“Cleanup day to let residents get rid of junk” The Indianapolis Star, May 7, 2004, W-1

“Annexation, sewer projects proceed for subdivision” The Indianapolis Star, April 22, 2004, W-1

“Owners balk at price offered for parking lot site” The Indianapolis Star, Apr 8, 2004, W-1

“Town Council approves three rezone requests” The Indianapolis Star, March 18, 2004, W-1

“Downtown might get additional parking” The Indianapolis Star, March 4, 2004, W-1

“New 143-lot development wins Town Council OK” The Indianapolis Star, Feb 19, 2004, W-1

“Residents, council talk of possible annexation” The Indianapolis Star, Feb 5, 2004, W-1

“New decorations will adorn town next December” The Indianapolis Star, Jan 22, 2004, W-1

“Town will offer to annex section” The Indianapolis Star, Jan 8, 2004, W-1

“Alleys will give way to library’s expansion” The Indianapolis Star, December 18, 2003, W-1

“Officials ponder what to do with $1.4 million” The Indianapolis Star, Dec 11, 2003, W-4

 

Marketing/web content

“What is healthy?” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, June 17, 2017

“3 Ways workplace wellness programs can encourage healthy choices,” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, June 7, 2017

Pike Township Schools’ focus on student wellness earns prestigious national award,” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, May 18, 2017

Workplace wellness starts with one person—it could be you!” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, May 11, 2017

Family style meals at daycare, preschool encourage healthy eating,” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, April 27, 2017

8 tips for catering, hosting healthy meetings and events,” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, April 21, 2017

Low cost employee wellness program ideas,” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, April 14, 2017

Employee wellness program idea: stock a healthy break room,” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, March 15, 2017

“5+ Ideas to launch or expand your employee wellness program,” Jump IN for Healthy Kids, Indianapolis, IN, June 23, 2016*

“Environmental Grant Supports Projects with Impact,” NANPA Foundation, September 23, 2015

Photograph the “Quiet Side” of Ireland in 2016,” NANPA Foundation, September 18, 2015

“The Brains Behind Your Brain,” Center for Early Childhood Research, Chicago, IL, Fall 2002