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A True Wordsmith

Barbara is a freelance writer, editor, author coach,
corporate communication consultant and speechwriter.

A true wordsmith with a love for the beauty of language and the power of ideas, Barbara aims for clear, concise and memorable writing that includes the occasional touch of humor. She makes what’s complicated easily understandable whether it’s editing a book, writing a web article or consulting on a speech.

A Writer’s Writer

  • Author / co-author of eight books
  • Communications writer for Fortune 100 company
  • Freelance magazine writer including articles for Nursing Spectrum, Guideposts, Moody magazine and Psychology for Living
  • Newspaper correspondent with more than 600 articles published by the Chicago Tribune
  • Freelance writer for online news sites including, Daily Herald and Chicago Sun Times
  • Past faculty member of the Write to Publish Conference, Wheaton, Illinois
  • Past editor of PRISM, the bimonthly newsletter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Chicago chapter.

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