Looking for a freelance writer for a single gig or maybe a long-term staff writer? I love to write! I currently staff write and ghost write for several clients. I can write about a wide range of subjects, but I specialize in travel, personal finance, health & fitness, and science.

I have a strong background in academic research (after all, I did spend over 6 years in the biomedical field) so I understand the importance of a well researched article with appropriate supporting evidence. I work with my clients to understand their style and needs and will produce a product they are happy to showcase on their websites or print publications. If you are interested in discussing a potential partnership or would like to find out my rates, please contact me below using the “Contact Form.”

Services Offered:
  • Freelance Writing
  • Ghost Writing
  • Copy Writing and/or Editing
  • Staff Writing
  • Project Management
  • Social Media Management
  • Virtual Assistance

My writing can be found at…

Point Hacks

Writing Samples:

Personal Finance

Turn Your Closet into Cash – Selling Used Clothes Online and in Stores (OneSmartDollar)

10 Best Gifts for Travelers – Under $100 (OneSmartDollar)

Dress for Success – What to Wear to a Job Interview (OneSmartDollar)

How Would You Score on a Personal Finance Test? (Young Finances)

Can Money Stress Make You Physically Sick? (Young Finances)

Health & Fitness

Are Elite Athletes Born or Trained? (Big Sky Multisport Coaching & Personal Training)

Overtraining: The Facts (Big Sky Multisport Coaching & Personal Training)

12 Days of Christmas Workout (Swim.Blog.Run)

Periodization Basic (Fit Approach Blog)

8 Reasons Women Need to Strength Train (Fitness Goals)

The NOT Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: How Women in Movies Get Their Period (The Brief)

Down Vests 101 (The Adventure Junkies)

Training with Power vs. Heart Rate – Which is Best? (Sportive Cyclist)

The Beginner’s Guide to Triathlons for Women: Tips and How to Advice (Fitness Goals)

Travel

How to Beat Jet Lag (GoBackpacking)

Do You Really Need to Take Malaria Pills? (GoBackpacking)

A Shortcut to Earning Oneworld Sapphire Status with the American Airlines AAdvantage Challenge (Point Hacks)

Guide to a Working Holiday Visa in Australia (World Nomads)

Volunteer Abroad in Managua (Go Abroad)

5 Budget Friendly European Cities to Visit in 2016 (Project Eve Money – Travel)

Top Things to do in Greece: A Traveler’s Guide (World Nomads)

Travel the World While Paying Off Your Student Loans in These 5 Countries (ShesWanderful)

On Her Own: Why Every Woman Needs to Travel Solo Once in Her Life (Maine Women Magazine – May 2017)*

6 Tips For Packing the Perfect Carry-On (Maine Women Magazine – May 2017)*

10 State Parks You Have to Check Out in Maine (Matador Network)

Other

General Safety Procedures for Ice and Snow (LovetoKnow)

What Is Data Theft? (LovetoKnow)

The 15 Best Holiday Movies of All Time (Americantowns Media)

(*) Denotes print magazine

Guest Posts:

How to Travel the World on Two Weeks Vacation – Progression of Happiness (March 9, 2015)

5 of the Best Things to Do in Budapest – Go, See, Write (June 30, 2015)

Guide to Studying Medicine Abroad – GoAbroad (January 4, 2016)

How I’m Conquering my $44,000 of Student Loan Debt (January 27, 2016)

Luxury Guide to Portland, Maine Hippie in Heels (May 22, 2016)

Features and Mentions:

Around the World with 14 Travel Bloggers – Global Wanderlust (March 23, 2015)

Love Letters to Destinations You Will Never Forget – No Money, Will Travel (February 9, 2015)

How to Balance Blogging with a Full-Time Job: Advice from the Pros (Part Two) – AshleyAbroad (July 28, 2015)

30 Places You’d Rather Be Right Now – Savored Journeys (August 4, 2015)

Safety as a Solo Female Traveler – Gap Year Girl (August 5, 2015)

50 Natural Pools that you NEED to take a Dip in – Drifter Planet (November 26, 2015)

How One Woman’s Hike Ended Too Cold, Too Fast – Love the Backcountry (December 11, 2015)

Travel Blogging Conferences 2016 – Grassroots Nomads (January 2, 2016)

Pursuing Your Passions: Interview with Katelyn Michaud – Twirl the Globe (January 20, 2016)

How 3 People Crushed Their Student Loan Debt in Totally Unique Ways – Sapling (November 2, 2016)

10 Surprisingly Affordable US Travel Destinations – The Sweetest Way (April 25, 2017)

Presentations and Talks:

How to Travel the World on a Shoestring Budget – The Language Exchange (Portland, Maine) March 14, 2015 Click to Download slides

Managing 30 Days of Travel with a Full-Time Job with Katelyn Michaud – Her Packing List Podcast (August 12, 2015)

Academic Publications:

Barton AM, Nurse AM, Michaud K, Hardy SW. Use of CART analysis to differentiate pollen of red pine (Pinus resinosa) and jack pine (P. banksiana) in New England. Quaternary Research. 2011; 75(1): 18-23.  (www.researchgate.net/…/9fcfd5056d371242d9.pdf‎)

Michaud, Katelyn. “Candidate gene identification of the Gct4 and Gct6 granulosa cell (GC) tumor susceptibility loci” (2007). Summer and Academic Year Student Reports. 2214. (http://mouseion.jax.org/strp/2214/)

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