Writer. Thinker. Creative.
Writer. Thinker. Creative.
Writerly wise, I'm here to make people think.

I am committed first to the word. The nonconformist, unapologetic and inherently honest words that shape our human story.

 
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About Drea

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Free Verse. Catalyst.

Drea is an award-winning travel writer and spoken word artist with a background in somatic therapy, nutrition, yoga, meditation and fitness.

She is a freelance writer, story coach and developmental editor, content strategist, publishing consultant and creative copywriter. Drea works with medical professionals, wellness coaches and mental health providers on manuscript development. Before working in the world of books, Drea specialized in B2B content and copywriting services helping businesses and organizations grow as sustainable leaders in their industries.

Currently accepting new copywriting and manuscript projects!

Article Marketing // Creative Copywriting // Developmental Editing // Email Marketing // Newsletters Case Studies // Content Management // Ethnographic Research // Story Branding // Storytelling

 

Experience

Coauthor

2018-2019
Non Fiction Manuscript
Medical/Mental Health

Content Marketer

2016-2019
Small Business
Alternative Wellness

Freelance Ghostwriter

2017-2019
Blogs, Newsletters, Digital
Health and Medicine

Feature Writer @ Ecophiles

2017-2019
Articles
Nutrition, Health, Mindfulness

Copywriter

2016-2019
Practitioners
Alternative Healthcare

Developmental Editor

2009-2019
Non Fiction

 

Education

M.A. Medical Anthropology/Somatic Psychology
Prescott College
Spring 2015

B.S. Health Science/Nutrition
Evergreen State College
Summer 2003

 

Recent Awards

Slam Poetry Wilamette Writer’s Conference 2019 Editor’s Choice Award

Travel Writing Travelex & Penguin Random House     2017 The Next Great Travel Writer

Improvisational Speech Toastmasters 2014 Local Contest

 
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You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world.

And you have to do it all the time.

Angela Davis

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Testimonials

“The most writerly of all the pieces we read!”
— Anna Sophia Watts, Penguin Random House Editor
“Drea has told a rare story and with such reverence. Her voice as a writer is one that can stretch the imagination and delight the senses!”
— Dr. J Clingan
“Drea has a way with words, that’s obvious. Her talent is incredible. I have never been so hungry in my life!”
— Josie Daims, Chef
An uncanny ability to write about complicated subjects in a manner that is clear and accessible to all audiences. the subject of which will help to bring a difficult and controversial subject in the medical community to the forefront of the debate on appropriate care and treating patients holistically.
— Marieke Slovin, PhD
I have no doubt that any task Drea sets her mind to will be one that she throws her entire being and heart into. I heartily recommend her work!
— Judith Kind, CEO