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Books, articles, & blogs

that compellingly tell your story and attract your audience

Published Books

An Assassin in Utopia

Pegasus Books, 2023


San Francisco: Arts for the City

Civic Art and Urban Change, 1932-2012

Heyday Books, 2013

SFJAZZ: The First 30 Years

​Chronicle Books, 2013

Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It

Running Press, 2009

California Academy of Sciences:

Architecture in Harmony with Nature

Chronicle Books, 2008

A Day in the Life of Africa

Tides, 2003

Pearl Harbor: America’s Darkest Day

Time-Life, 2001

Domain Names for Dummies

Hungry Minds, 2001

Stanford: Portrait of a University

Stanford Alumni Association, 1999

Titanic: Legacy of the World’s Greatest Ocean Liner

Time-Life, 1997

The Story of Mothers and Daughters

Collins, 1997

Jerusalem: In the Shadow of Heaven

Collins, 1996

The Olympic Spirit: 100 Years of

the Games

Collins, 1995

A Day in the Life of Thailand

Collins, 1995

Requiem for the Heartland

Collins, 1995

A Day in the Life of Israel

Collins, 1994

The African Americans

Viking, 1993

America: Then and Now

HarperCollins, 1992

15 Seconds: The Great California Earthquake of 1989

The Tides Foundation, 1989

Articles & Blogs

Writing that hones your message and hits your target on subjects ranging from health care, business, and science to green technology, engineering, education, music, the media, architecture, art, travel, and history

Writing Collaborations

If you want to share your expertise or life experiences with a wider audience, a writing collaboration can help you find your voice, complete your book project, and achieve your goals.

“Quite simply, I couldn’t have asked for a better partner. [My] book has benefited immeasurably from her fine writing skills and excellent judgment every step of the way."

Corporate and School Histories


Stanford: Portrait of a University

Stanford Alumni Association, 1999

Harvard-Westlake: A History

The Harvard-Westlake School, 2017

Harvard-Westlake: 100 Years

Tehabi Books, 2002

Victaulic: A History of Innovation

Chronicle Books, 2015

Basic American Foods: Generations of Quality

Basic American Foods, 2014

75 Years—Baker Atlas

Chronicle Books, 2007

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