Hire a Writer

Rachel has written textbooks and teachers' guides, websites and webinars. She taught in Baltimore County schools and gave presentations across Capitol Hill.


See a detailed list of Rachel's recent work and experiences below

Rachel is available to work privately on a limited number of writing and editing projects, from writing website copy to preparing your nonprofit's annual report. Rachel is also available for public speaking coaching, or to create and teach a writing or speaking course for your organization. Sliding-scale fees are available for students and nonprofits.


 Fill out the form below  to get started with Rachel today!

I don't send any marketing material to my clients without having Rachel take a look at it first. She finds grammar mistakes and helps me make my messages clear and easy for my clients to understand.

Kristen Gyolai

The Law Office of Kristen Gyolai



Starting at $497

Let Rachel catch every last grammar mistake, and fix every awkward sentence. Turnaround time is typically less than one business day.

Developmental Editing

Starting at $597

Work through your website, newsletter, or proposal line by line, as Rachel tells you in real time what to fix and how.


Starting at $997

Rachel will write unique copy for your business in your own unique voice.

Public Speaking & Interview Coaching

Prices vary

Work one-on-one with someone who has spent decades conducting interviews and speaking in front of audiences, from Capitol Hill to high school classrooms. Rachel will help you overcome your fears and tap into the unique power of your voice.

Please complete the form below to learn more about private coaching.

Build Your Own Course

Prices vary.

Create a course specifically for your organization, from business writing and communications to public speaking and poise, all in a language your business will understand.

Please complete the form below to start building your own course.

Our reports are so much better because of Rachel.

Our staff learned so much from her.

Diane Kokal

Communications Specialist

SVP Research Services

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I was so pleased with Rachel's professionalism and excellence.

I highly recommend her services!

Amy Nelson

Inventor and Entrepreneur


Rachel's Professional Highlights

Nearly 20 years of writing and communications experience

Writer and public speaker: United States Congress   

Writer and public speaker: Minnesota Attorney General

Writer, editor, and project manager: various nonprofits and small businesses

Independent writer and editor: magazines, nonprofits and businesses, simultaneously managing several ongoing projects

Rachel's Memberships and Certifications

Rachel's Recent Work

Writing and Editing for Education

Developmental Editing and Project Management: Competitive Debate textbook; Perfection Learning [2019]

Writing: GED Science and Social Studies study guide (Social Studies component); BarCharts Publishing [2018]

Writing, Substantive Editing and Project Management: Middle Grade Teachers' Guides; Teacher Created Materials [2020]

Editing: AP United States History textbook;  Perfection Learning [2018]

Website Copywriting
Report Editing and Corporate Writing Instruction
Magazine and Literary Journal Articles

Feature article in Minnesota Parent Magazine: "Top Taprooms: Best Twin Cities Breweries for Families"  [2018]

Feature article in Solstice Literary Magazine: "Writing Through Postpartum"  [2017]

Personal memoir in Rebellious Magazine for Women: "I'm Starting to Forget Some of My Babies" [2015]

Nonprofit Reports

English 10 and Speech teacher, Speech coach; Baltimore County Public Schools [2008-2012]

Licensed Secondary English teacher, State of Minnesota [2012-present]

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Meet Your Teacher

Rachel is an accomplished writer, editor, and teacher. She has written everything from textbooks and teachers' guides to websites and reports. Rachel taught high school English in Baltimore, where she also coached an award-winning Speech team. She wrote and spoke all over Capitol Hill and for organizations back home in Minnesota. Writing and teaching are second nature to Rachel, and she's here to give you the tools you need to feel the same way.  


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