June 2, 2016

On Game 1 NBA Finals, an open letter to Lebron on forgiveness, growing up, #winning, and why we’ll miss one of the tip-offs

Dear @KingJames, You won’t recognize my name in your 31.2 million followers, but I’m actually one of your former neighbors. We lived in Copley, Ohio, just […]
April 11, 2016

Thank you, Washington Post….

My son and I text each other songs each day, just one way I [try to] stay connected to my teenager. And I hadn’t really thought […]
October 13, 2015

What about abdominal injuries in HS football?

If you were reading USA Today Sports last week, you may  have caught my article in the sports section on ab injuries in high school football. […]
September 7, 2015

If you’re a parent or coach of a young athlete, be sure to check out this special report on painkiller addictions

I just spent three weeks researching, interviewing and writing a special report recently published by USA Today High School Sports on the risk of pain pill […]
July 29, 2015

Construction zone!

This website is currently under reconstruction. Please bear with me while we make some changes. Looking forward to unveiling a redesigned website soon! Thanks and see […]
April 27, 2015

Guest post: So You Want to Write a Memoir?

Thrilled to have another guest post at the KMD blog! Author and writing teacher Kate Walter, a fellow member of Freelance Success with me, shares her […]
April 14, 2015

Guest Post: 5 Tips to Increase Your Freelance Income

Hi all, I’m swapping blogging duties with Jodie Marzett today! I’m over at The Marzett Group blog  discussing 5 tips for small business owners on being […]
March 31, 2015

Guest post: 5 ways to keep passionate about writing

Today I’m thrilled to have author M. Shannon Hernandez guest post, sharing some great tips with us on keeping the passion in your writing! Shannon is […]