HollyPhotoFBI’m editor-in-chief of the nonprofit Washington Independent Review of Books, a university lecturer, and an award-winning writer/editor with 20+ years of experience working with newspapers and magazines primarily in the Washington, DC, metro area. I also have a Master of Arts in Writing from Johns Hopkins, a fact┬áthat no longer impresses even my own four children.

My services include:

  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Copyediting
  • Copywriting
  • Teaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Researching
  • Fact-checking

I also do light manual labor, but only if the price is right.

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  1. Hey Ms. Holly,
    I only recently heard that your magazine, and the job you had, had gone kaputzekee. I met with Mr, Jerry Sweeney to get him to be my query mentor. I handed him a much better version of something I’d sent you once. And asked about local magazines. That’s when he told me. I’m sorry but I’m not. Where did Dan and sweet Marie go?
    Then I was cruising Linkdin today on my phone, I’m not sure why, and saw the word “Sigh” after blogger. And then poof you were gone. Then you were there again later. I read the 6 reasons and the hampster piece. I like your panache. And now I’m an instant Holly fan.
    I’m down here in Denton blogging away. My self imposed challenge of 31 days of pretty picture posts is in full swing. And I hope to never do this again.
    I would love to talk blog or writing or mothering an eight year old shop anytime. We’re from Baltimore. My Dad was a professor at Hopkins. Husband works in DC as a lighting director.
    You can find me at Shalavee or on My Face as my husband calls FB.

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