The kid spelled the restaurant's name "Crapvine" instead of "Crepevine." Guess what he ate there? And that's only ONE of the reasons I love working with kids. Read more . . .

Getting started on a new memoir? Got a stack of poems in need of an editor? Want to take your writing to the next level without spending $40K on an MFA? Yes, I can help you with that. Read more . . .

Have I written any books, you ask? Yes, I have written books. And poems. And essays. And blogs. You can check them all out (or, you know, BUY some) on this one nifty little page. Read more . . . 

​Remember your high school classmate who wrote term papers for a modest fee? That's me. Except I write emails and web copy and newsletters and op ed pieces now. And the principal has no jurisdiction here. Read more . . . 

everyone has a story to tell. let me help you tell yours.

CHERYL DUMESNIL