How I Can Help

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 Glenn H.

There is no one I trust more to provide helpful and clear feedback and edits to make my writing concise, personal, and persuasive.

Kristie helped craft my college admissions essay, my graduate school admissions essay, and my law school admission essay. I have also consulted her on other major writing assignments. She has proven to be a godsend to my writing products time and time again, and

I endorse her wholeheartedly.

Max H.

She's generous, caring, and has an incredible talent for helping you be aware of your own mistakes, while helping you promote your own writing style.

I was a student of Kristie’s many years ago and to this day use the writing and editing techniques she taught me in my personal and professional life.

Danielle E.

When I needed someone to read over a professional letter I was writing, Kristie was the first person I thought to contact. Kristie makes writing enjoyable, even when it's for something generally uninteresting. I had lost that spark of creativity that I once had, and struggled to piece together the simplest sentences.

I would choose Kristie for writing assistance every time.

Writing Consulting

I help writers shape their ideas into pieces with distinct voices known for precision, meaning,  and skill. With me, you learn to  

silence your inner critic so that you generate work, receive feedback and guidance, and meet your goals. I will also remind you how to infuse joy and confidence into your process. I work using the Gateless methodology, a mix of neuroscience and the tradition of Eastern nonduality. 

College Essay Consulting

No more procrastinating. No more frustration. No more pain. Avoid the common mistakes. 

Get help from an expert with nearly 20 years of experience developing and editing college essays and personal statements that help students go where they want to go, from art school to community college to the Ivy League​.

Workshops and Retreats

I host Gateless writing salons. Gateless is a neuroscience-based method combined with elements of Eastern non-duality that helps quiet the inner critic. Because of that quieting, in salon you create with ease, whatever your genre, format, or project.

You also learn to listen differently, for strength and beauty. Given camaraderie, not competition, you learn craft through example, grow confidence, and experience greater productivity leaving affirmed

and energized.

This Week's Blog

My Book Pick Of The Month

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January 

by Alix E. Harrow.


"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through . . ."


If you need to escape pandemic life, this is the book. 

In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place.

Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the scent of other worlds, and tells a tale of secret doors, of love, adventure and danger. 

About Me


I love words. I've loved words ever since I learned to read and probably even before that. When we went to the library when I was 5, we needed to take out at least 15 books because I would read one on the way home.


Reach out. I would love to work with you

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