Most of us living in the Midwest know of Midwest Living magazine. As someone who lives in Chicago, I’ve read this magazine on and off for decades because it features … Continue reading
Last night I was part of a panel hosted by the Association for Women Journalists (Chicago) and the American Society of Journalists and Authors entitled How to Be a Freelancer … Continue reading
Chicago may not be Portland, Oregon, when it comes to stellar bike trails but we do have a pretty sweet lakefront trail. When I was assigned to write an article … Continue reading
Interviewing sources on tough subject matter is easier for some than others. I’m not sure I’d say writing this piece on teen dating violence for Chicago Health magazine was easy … Continue reading
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT: How to be a Freelancer and Still Pay the Rent: Tips from the Trenches on Expanding into New Markets
As a professional freelancer who makes a living through the written word, I’m often asked how I do it. It’s not rocket-science but there are certain things I’ve learned … Continue reading
Writing about restaurants, food and drink is fun for me because it forces me to think of ways to engage the reader and describe the scene and flavors without the … Continue reading
Pizza with a long shelf life. The piece I wrote for 10best / USA TODAY Travel gets some front page love on the USA Today Travel page today! ~Megy Karydes
Project: Shattered Silence is a remarkable performance by some 46 teens who put their life stories out there. It’s a powerful program and I’m honored that I was able to … Continue reading
Chicago Health Magazine – Winter 2014 Issue: 5 Health Tech Apps to Help You Eat Better and Exercise More
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