About

Are you struggling with a draft? Buried under a mound of notes?

Let me help.

I’m Wendy Lyons Sunshine, a freelance writer, editor, and collaborator with a knack for creating order out of informational chaos. My toolbox includes a Masters degree in professional and technical communication, a Bachelors degree in English, phi beta kappa, and more than 20 years of print and online publication experience.

My work has won awards and appears in diverse outlets, including The New York Times, AARP Magazine, and ScientificAmerican.com. I also help world-class experts distill their wisdom and craft communications that resonate with readers.

Big ideas, made clear.

My experience includes:

  • A best-selling non-fiction book with over 225,000 copies sold
  • Books, blog posts, and white papers for C-suite executives
  • Web content and e-books for public health organizations
  • Award-winning news coverage and articles for diverse publications
  • Grant writing that secured over $4 million in contracts

If you are looking for a skilled writer or editorial partner… when words and meaning matter… for stories that make a difference, contact me and let’s discuss your project.

Education

♦ Masters of Arts in Professional and Technical Communication, environmental science cognate, University of North Texas (3.9 GPA)
♦ Bachelor of Arts in English with honors, phi beta kappa, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (3.7 GPA)

Awards

♦ Outstanding Book of the Year, American Society of Journalists & Authors
♦ First PlaceOutstanding Small Market Reporting, Print, Society of Environmental Journalists
♦ First Amendment Award, Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth
♦ Second Place, Business Reporting, Lone Star Award, Houston Press Club
♦ Certificate of Excellence, Press Club of Dallas