Hi there, I'm Hilary.
I'm a freelance writer, editor and marketing specialist. I have nine years of combined experience in marketing and communications, including a year working abroad in Dublin, Ireland. As a hired pen, it's my job to take your ideas and turn them into concrete, compelling copy — with a bit of flair and finesse, of course.
Currently, I'm based on the central coast of California. I work full-time as a writer and content editor for The Alternative Daily. On occasion, when an interesting side project strikes me, I'll make room to help small businesses with their marketing needs.
What I Do
From A to Z, astronomy to zoos, I've researched and written about beats in every corner: news, features, science, the arts and more. The inverted pyramid and AP Stylebook are my bread and butter.
- Blog posts
- Press releases
- AP-style articles
- Media advisories
- In-depth research
- Official statements
Spark a movement with words that matter. I help businesses find their voice with copy that makes customers sit up and take notice. The right words at the right time lead to one thing: impact.
From Editor-in-Chief of my college newspaper to proofreading at a busy ad agency, style and syntax are my idea of a good time. Editing is creative collaboration to turn writing up a notch.
- Market research
- Style guide compliance
- SEO keyword optimization
Most Engaging Content
Boost Your Overall Health With This 21-Day Turmeric Challenge
Turmeric is all the rage right now, but many of us don’t quite know how to squeeze this golden, health-boosting spice into our everyday lives. With this 21-day turmeric challenge, you’ll see just how many ways you can incorporate it into your daily routine. Your body and mind will thank you!
Why You Should Avoid Chicken with White Stripes From Now on
When it comes to meat, the general consensus for health-conscious consumers is that the leaner the better. That’s why chicken breast is a popular choice. But if your chicken breast has white stripes, it may not be as healthy as you think. One group called Compassion In World Farming has an important message for consumers, so it’s best to read on before chowing down.
BEAUTIFY YOUR BOD FROM THE INSIDE-OUT WITH THIS 10-DAY COCONUT OIL CHALLENGE
If you thought coconut oil was just for cooking, think again. Coconut oil is one of the most versatile ingredients out there. Whether it’s in your food, on your hair or even “down there,” coconut oil can give your body some TLC from the inside-out. Take our 10-day coconut oil challenge to revamp your beauty routine and improve your overall health.
Are Pink Himalayan Salt Lamps A Hoax?
Michael’s was recently forced to recall 80,000 pink Himalayan salt lamps for fire risk, illustrating the sheer popularity of the trend. There’s little doubt that pink salt lamps add a peaceful ambiance to any room. But consumers say they do way more than that — from clearing up sinuses to curing insomnia. We’re left wondering, are these salt lamps everything people believe them to be?
WHAT YOUR FINGERNAIL LINES SAY ABOUT YOUR HEALTH
When something is amiss, sometimes our bodies will let us know in an obvious way, like a headache or upset stomach. But all too often we forget that our bodies give us more subtle signs, too — like the lines on our fingernails. Read on and take a good look at your nails to find out what the lines say about your health.
THE OLDEST PERSON IN THE WORLD EATS THESE EVERY DAY
Emma Morano, the oldest person in the world, turned 117 this week in lake-side Pallanza, Northern Italy. She credits her longevity to being single, drinking homemade brandy and eating a certain staple every day: two raw eggs. Born in November of 1899, Morano is the last known person to be born in the 1800s.