writing & photography

No matter what kind of wordsmithing you're looking for, I have the skills you require.
The copy I produce is prompt, comprehensive, accurate, straightforward, and creative. 
scientific & environmental writing
journalism & features

I write about a wide variety of topics, for the following and more:

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Advertising and marketing copy, such as brochures and flyers
  • Social media posts and website text
  • Press releases
  • Newsletters
  • Fundraising and sales letters
  • Internal company correspondence​​
I have a great love for content related to science, medicine, and the environment, especially targeting it to a general readership, from children to educated laypersons.

I enjoy navigating scientifically technical texts, collecting information from experts, collating sources and creating writings that are educational, accurate, and clear for both specialized and general audiences.

For nearly a decade, I practiced journalism, most recently with a focus on daily features and other general interest articles.

I am diligent about meeting timelines — including maintaining accuracy under tight time constraints — and concientious about gathering all relevant information. My years of experience writing articles on daily deadlines has given me the skills to quickly produce the clean, concise copy you need.

what can i write for you ?

my experience

​​Following are links to articles of various lengths and on a variety of topics, most of which appeared in the Twin Falls (ID) Times-News.

I have also written copy for academic texts and other technical publications, including co-authoring and researching for Cradles of Eminence, Second Edition: Childhoods of More Than 700 Famous Men and Women, with Ted Goertzel, Great Potential Press, 2004

Client lists are available upon request.

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I provide basic photography services to accompany my written copy, and my photographs have often appeared in magazines and newspapers to complement my articles.
My experience includes portraits, sports, breaking news, nature and features.

To see these photos in a gallery format, please click any photo below.

(All photos copyright Ariel Hansen or The Times-News/Magicvalley.com. All rights reserved.)

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