Feature Writing

Storytelling is one of the most vital links we have to our past and to each other. I specialize in writing about people and places, taking readers into the lives of musicians and storytellers, to outdoor treasures and experiences, and behind the technologies that businesses are using to unite us in our shared future. You can find additional writing on the blog.


Personality profiles go beyond the stories to capture the inspiration behind bestselling authors, groundbreaking musicians and everyday heroes, while transporting the reader into the life of the subject.

My Life in Five Riffs

Music is a continuous thread, connecting people to a common experience across barriers and boundaries. I developed the concept for “My Life in Five Riffs” to give artists a way to show music fans where they came from and how they evolved. The episodes have become a popular series for Guitar Player.

Music Writing

My bylined music features in Rolling Stone, Guitar Player, Guitar Aficionado, Mix, The ‘Sip and other publications profile artists like Jason Isbell, The Roots, Old Crow Medicine Show, Samantha Fish, Uncle Tupelo and more. I’ve also interviewed artists such as Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers), Frank Black (Pixies), Steve Earle, Joe Satriani and members of Wilco, Slipknot, Duran Duran, … Continue reading Music Writing

Technology Writing

I write trend pieces, tech blogs and company features for media outlets such as AVNetwork.com and Systems Contractor News, covering drones, videoconferencing, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data and more.

Travel Writing

Starting my writing career at Destinations magazine served to spark an interest in travel and outdoors writing that hasn’t abated. Even in the modern age, there are plenty of places to explore and discoveries to make. I’ve written about the simple pleasures of public lands that provide hiking, hunting, fishing and other activities, as well as historical … Continue reading Travel Writing