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i am a storyteller.

I’m interested in the way communication informs social interactions and identity. Communication can occur through combinations of 26 letters, interplay of design elements, or even the contrast of colors. As a storyteller, it is my job to arrange those elements to form connections and shared experiences. As a researcher, it is my job to figure out why and how those elements work the way they do – independently and collectively. What makes good communication work and bad communication fail? How can we tell stories that connect people more effectively?

Some of my current areas of interest are creative nonfiction, graphic design, education, gender, digital media, and cultural research. While I used to look at communication and storytelling as only words on a page, I have come to know that there are many ways to experience human connection through stories. If you’re interested in learning more about my personal story, click here.

what i do.

writing and editing

for various publications including magazines, annual reports and blogs in styles ranging from editorial to creative nonfiction. Newsletter editing and compilation for a statewide industry association. Familiar with AP style.

web design

for clients ranging from small businesses to personal portfolios. Familiar with HTML/CSS and a variety of CMS and website building platforms including WordPress, Squarespace, Wix and Weebly.

content strategy

including marketing plan development and execution, strategy presentations, organization communication strategy development and execution and rhetorical analysis. Google AdWords certified (Aug 2018).

To see examples of my work, click here.

© 2018 Katlyn Lindstrom. All rights reserved. Photos courtesy of Cole Knight.