A long time ago, I fell in love with the written word. Today, writing is my voice when I want to be heard.

 

Kate Tulloch-Hammond, CheekySkirt MediaKate Tulloch-Hammond, Storyteller

Kate Tulloch-Hammond, CheekySkirt Media

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had people asking me to share their stories: write their resumes and cover letters; ghostwrite a letter of recommendation, blog for them; whip up a news article; compose a press release for a company merger, award received, candidate announcement; write their quotes or speeches; help them with a midterm English paper (back in the day); create social media posts for their company pages; proofread their work, and more.

All of this, I’d done pro bono. Why for free, you ask. Because I love to write. The whole process—brainstorming, writing, deleting, temper tantrum, re-writing, proofreading, rewriting again, trashing it, starting over—is my Utopia. There is nothing better than grabbing my airpods and blaring music in my head, tuning out the world while creative chaos emanates from my soul into a self-proclaimed work of art. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a coffee house close on me (truth)—as in they were unlocking the door after hours to let me out while they were cashing out the day. Why? Because I tuned everything out.

Kate Tulloch-Hammond, Writer Extraordinaire: I knew I could write at a young age and went to college for journalism. There are certain professors I will never forget and will hold dearly how they affected my life. I took public relations courses, too, and also fell in love with it; I was reading the PR textbooks for fun. Mom, if you’re reading this, you read that right. So, I took more courses in public relations and the next thing I know, I’m dreaming about incorporating both journalism and public relations into my very own boutique media company. But, the writing and editing aspect won me over. 

A few years ago, I created the CheekySkirt Blog as a way for me to share my writing and also the crazy quirkiness of my life with anyone who wanted to read my stories. My blog eventually became my business: CheekySkirt Media. As such, I am not blogging so much for fun these days as I have clients to make happy. Speaking of which…  contact me.

Cheeky ~ impudent or irreverent, typically in an endearing or amusing way