My Writing

Welcome to my writing portfolio page! In addition to sporadically updating this lil’ travel blog, I’m a full-time freelance writer specializing in the categories of lifestyle (fashion, food, home decor, relationships), politics, and culture.

Have any questions? Want to work with me? Email me here: winona.rose@gmail.com

 

REPORTING & INTERVIEWS

‘ICE Is Everywhere’: Social Media Rumors Stoke Fears For Undocumented Immigrants [The Daily Dot]

Scientists Discover The Universal ‘Not’ Face [NPR]

In The Shadow Of War, TEDx Events In Ukraine Envision A Brighter Future [TED Blog]

Behind The Sudden, Disturbing Uptick Of Suicides On Facebook Live [The Daily Dot]

Trump Anxiety Is Taking A Toll On Americans’ Health [The Daily Dot]

The Comic Book Hero Black Panther May Have His Roots In A 15th Century African Kingdom [NPR]

Retired TEDx Organizers Make Meaningful Connections [TED Blog]

Q&A with Sarah Von Bargen: World Traveler, Blogger, Internet BFF [Ravishly]

How Baby Chicks Get Shipped Across The Country To Your Backyard [Country Living]

 

POP CULTURE & HUMOR

If You Give A White Girl A Pumpkin Spice Latte [Ravishly]

25 Weird And Wacky Things That Happen At A Barbie Collectors’ Convention [Buzzfeed]

An Imagined Conversation In Which Justin Bieber Tries And Fails To Say Sorry [Ravishly]

9 TED Talks To Inspire Smart Conversation [TED Blog]

17 Unmistakable Signs You’ve Worked At Starbucks [The Frisky]

A Page From The Weeknd’s Day Planner [The Establishment]

Your Personality Profile According To Your Southwest Airlines Boarding Group [Ravishly]

 

POLITICAL SATIRE

How To Navigate The Horrifying Dystopia That Is Target’s New Genderless Toy Section [Ravishly]

10 Reasons We Should Defund Planned Parenthood Immediately [Ravishly]

Official Application To Join The Bundy Brothers’ Oregon Militia [The Establishment]

7 Things I Am Qualified To Explain To Middle-Aged Republican Men [The Frisky]

Romantic Valentine’s Day Dates Inspired By The GOP Presidential Candidates [The Establishment]

Inauguration Makeup Tutorial [Ravishly]

 

TRAVEL 

9 TED Talks Guaranteed To Give You Wanderlust [TED Blog]

Talking To Old Drunks At The Greatest Honky Tonk In Nashville [Roads & Kingdoms]

10 Things To Do In Las Vegas [The Frisky]

Why Travel Is The Single Best Gift You Can Give Your Relationship [SELF]

Cities That Surprise: Lyon, France [The Frisky]

Cities That Surprise: Astoria, Oregon [The Frisky]

10 Things About Portland That Are Actually, Genuinely, Non-Ironically Weird [The Frisky]

6 Cheese Shops To Add To Your Bucket List [The Frisky]

 

RELATIONSHIPS

10 Things I’ve Learned From My 10 Year Relationship [The Frisky]

Relationship Reality Checks That Are Only Slightly Depressing [Ravishly]

Compromising On Compromise [The Frisky]

The Inescapable Logistics Of Love [The Frisky]

6 Annoying Couple Habits And How To Break Them [The Frisky]

 

FASHION & BEAUTY

What The Cool People Are Wearing In Four Cities In Africa [NPR]

10 Made In The USA Basics For $100 Or Less [The Frisky]

How I Made Peace With My Love Of Makeup [Huffington Post]

Compassionate Fashion: Tips For Hesitant Thrifters [The Frisky]

6 Bikini Body Truths To Remember This Summer [The Frisky]

An Imagined Conversation With A Fashion Magazine [Ravishly]

5 Easy Ways To Cure Frumpiness [Ravishly]

How A Shopaholic Fashion Writer Is Learning To Be A More Conscious Consumer [The Frisky]

 

FOOD & HOME & DIY 

10 Ways To Drink Your Beer And Eat It Too [The Frisky]

Frisky Eats: Basic Ingredients & Supplies For Beginning Cooks [The Frisky]

How To Buy Art When You’re Not Rich [The Frisky]

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Craft Projects For Winos [The Frisky]

7 Delicious Pieces of Life Advice From Julia Child [The Frisky]

10 Very Basic Tips For First Time Homebuyers [The Frisky]

How To Channel Your Inner Homesteading Hippie Mama (No Matter Where You Live)  [Ravishly]

 

PERSONAL ESSAY

Desperately Seeking Country Stars [The Frisky]

The Weight Loss Lies We Tell Ourselves [The Frisky]

In Defense Of Facebook Mourning [Ravishly]

The Bay Of (Guinea) Pigs [The Frisky]