About MT

I’m a writer and consultant based in Chicago. I work with individuals and organizations throughout the world to shape stories, create editorial content, and foster greater creativity. My blog, Midwestern Robot, explores the writing process and my life in the Midwest. Thanks for your interest in my work, and feel free to get in touch with questions.

Upcoming events

  • Come see a staged reading: 
    When They Came, directed by Jacqueline Stone
    Monday, July 22, 7 pm
    Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Avenue
    Contact me for reservations.
  • Watch a storytelling show:
    First Person Live, hosted by Diane Kastiel
    Big Shot Piano Lounge, 2 S. Vail St., Arlington Heights
From the blog
  • In search of the deep
    The problem The other night Xeena mentioned a video on Facebook and asked if I’d seen it. I should have, because my husband Dave posted it. “Noooo,” I fake-apologized, in …More