First of all, thanks for asking. I'm glad you're here.

Friends say I'm genuine and motivated. Clients note my dedication and keen eye. I say I'm curious and love a challenge. Whether it's a ski run or a novel, the more daunting, the more gratifying. 

I grew up in the mountains of Upstate New York. My favorite things were skiing, reading fiction, and playing piano. In between college and skiing, I slaved away at an Alaskan cannery and taught English in Asia. 

I started my career proofreading for large legal and financial firms in Manhattan, including Sullivan & Cromwell, Wachtell Lipton, and Standard & Poor's. Although I enjoyed full reads on 300-page documents, I moved to ad agencies on Madison, where I learned the importance of goal-focused teamwork at 3 a.m. 

While in New York, I also wrote and produced theater and produced a music video with an award-winning animator.

I moved to Utah to work and play in its rugged mountains.


Sometimes I pitch and write stories. Most often, I'm a brand and marketing consultant with an emphasis on copy. 


We're in the business of Real Estate, and we only have one chance to give a good first impression. Dawn has improved our marketing material, written a short story for our unique marketing videos, and consulted us on copy/editing. She found a mistake on our website that could have been catastrophic to our business, randomly just because she cares and puts so much heart into what she does! For another business project, she had brilliant ideas that inspired us to change direction. I would highly recommend Dawn for any creative!

Tara Paras, Broker, Paras Real Estate

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Copywriter and consultant.

Creative storyteller. Obsessive proofreader. 


I'm crazy about skiing in blizzards, making stylish proofreaders' marks, and Googling everything. I love relating to people through brands. I also love uncovering and telling people's stories. 

Based in Salt Lake City.

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