Founder, Owner, CEO, All Things Writing, LLC
Katherine Gotthardt, M.Ed., writing concentration, is founder, owner and CEO of All Things Writing, LLC. She has been writing, editing and teaching for more than twenty years. For the past ten years, she has focused on content development and content marketing for small to mid-size businesses, writing and disseminating material that increases client visibility while supporting their brand. From the smallest social media post to full-blown books, Katherine and her team take care of it all. And by establishing close relationships with online and print media publishers, Katherine has ensured clients of All Things Writing are allowed greater opportunities to be seen by their own clients.
Besides being published in dozens of publications, Katherine has authored four books: Poems from the Battlefield, Furbily-Furld Takes on the World, Approaching Felonias Park and Weaker Than Water. A new collection of poetry will be released in 2018.
As part of the All Things Writing culture, Katherine donates portions of proceeds from book sales and provides pro-bono services to Rise Phoenix Rise. To support youth in need of developing work skills and income potential, she trains and employs interns. Learn more about Katherine at www.KatherineGotthardt.com.
Graphic and Website Designer
Chelsea holds a BA in anthropology from the University of South Florida and has extensive experience and education in web design and development. She has a keen eye for design, and because of her background in anthropology, Chelsea has a deep understanding of how people think. She uses this knowledge to create user-friendly experiences and eye-catching designs.
Content Development Specialist, Lead Editor
A project manager, writer and editor, Erin Pittman has almost a decade of professional experience in both print and online materials. She holds a BA in English from Randolph-Macon College.
Her work has been featured in local and national publications, as well as on various local and national websites and blogs. Writing topics include marketing, personal finance, special needs, military, parenting, seniors, local events, real estate, service industries, business profiles and more.
Associate Writer and Editor
Donna Dowdy has been a teacher for more than twenty years, covering all subjects and a variety of grade levels. She has possessed a life-long passion for the English language and the use of proper grammar and has been instilling this in her students from day one. Donna holds a degree in education from Christopher Newport University and has completed a variety of writing courses, including ones through the esteemed Institute for Children’s Literature. Her work has been featured in a number of national publications.
Administrative and Accounting Professional
David Lezcano, AA, is responsible for accounts payable and receivable and touches just about every aspect of All Things Writing. Incredibly versatile, flexible and patient, David also provides project management support and customer service and assists with documentation, bookkeeping and website updates. He comes with experience in data archival for the U.S. Treasury, as well as experience in data entry, proofreading and record keeping.
Michael Mercurio’s educational background is in computer programming and interactive fiction. A guest blogger and audio book narrator, he provides social media and project support.
A former contractor for Google and Iron Mountain, Michael brings with him experience in online research, data archiving, social media, blogging and creative writing.
Content Development Specialist
With a resume that ranges from small nonprofit organizations to large multi-media companies, Deena Westenhofer has over fifteen years of interactive marketing and customer experience management. Her passion lies in helping companies succeed in building strong customer relationships by creating engaging and consistent content.
Deena holds a BA in Biology from George Mason University and a Masters Certificate in Project Management (MCPM) from George Washington University School of Business. Her writing tends to focus on business, technology, science and health.
When she isn’t busy freelance writing, she’s at her desk in Bristow, VA, toiling away on her own novel.
JANE FULLERTON LEMONS
Associate Writer and Editor
Having covered everything from city hall to the White House, Jane Fullerton Lemons has more than twenty years of writing and journalism experience that began with her hometown weekly newspaper.
While she misses the ink stains on her fingers, she now focuses on producing online content to help publications and clients solve their problems and meet their needs. She has a knack for seeing connections between people and issues, then conveying that in a compelling way.
Jane holds a BS in agriculture journalism from the University of Missouri and an MFA in creative nonfiction from Goucher College.