Ashley Houk

Copy Editor, Copy Writer

Freelance Writer & Editor

With a degree in Creative Writing and more than five years experience creating online content, I've come to love the process even more. Research and organization are two of my favorite work tasks, and the opportunity to share the results of those is even better!
Categories
Content Types
Blog Post, Social Copy, Website Copy
More Information
University of Kansas, BGS in Creative Writing
Missouri|English
Publications

Blog Writing Samples

11
Home Is Where Your Bear Is
femsplain.comArticle
Home Is Where Your Bear Is

In response to a monthly theme focused on the idea of home, I wrote and edited an article about my long-time companion, a teddy bear named Booger.

September, 15 2015
4 Yoga Poses for Mental Health
motherearthliving.comBlog Post
4 Yoga Poses for Mental Health

One of a series focusing on yoga poses to help with common health concerns, this piece focuses on simple postures that can be used to clear our minds and de-stress.

October, 25 2016
“All-Natural” Personal Care Products to Avoid: Tom’s of Maine Toothpaste
motherearthliving.comBlog Post
“All-Natural” Personal Care Products to Avoid: Tom’s of Maine Toothpaste

One of three similar blogs written that highlight the act of green-washing, breaking down popular products marketed as "all-natural" that may still contain harmful ingredients.

August, 18 2016
Book Review: The Natural Order of Things
utne.comBlog Post
Book Review: The Natural Order of Things
June, 5 2014
Book Review: Slip of the Tongue
utne.comBlog Post
Book Review: Slip of the Tongue
April, 16 2014
Menstrual Cup Comparison: Diva Cup vs Lunette
motherearthliving.comBlog Post
Menstrual Cup Comparison: Diva Cup vs Lunette

With more open discussions about overall women's health, I used personal experience with menstrual cups to create a side-by-side comparison of two popular brands for other women who may be considering a change to their own personal hygiene products.

November, 28 2014
4 Rare Herbs to Add to Your Garden
motherearthliving.comBlog Post
4 Rare Herbs to Add to Your Garden
February, 23 2017
Massage Therapy: Types and Benefits
saffronsageliving.comBlog Post
Massage Therapy: Types and Benefits
December, 9 2016
Health Benefits of Root Vegetables
saffronsageliving.comBlog Post
Health Benefits of Root Vegetables
October, 14 2016
“All-Natural” Personal Care Products to Avoid: Burt’s Bees Lotion
motherearthliving.comBlog Post
“All-Natural” Personal Care Products to Avoid: Burt’s Bees Lotion

One of three similar blogs written that highlight the act of green-washing, breaking down popular products marketed as "all-natural" that may still contain harmful ingredients.

August, 11 2016
Book Review: Dear Sister
utne.comBlog Post
Book Review: Dear Sister
June, 12 2014
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