Asking a writer "What do you write about?" can lead to a lengthy conversation you didn't anticipate. The short version is that I draw inspiration from talented people who are driven to make a difference in the world. Those who have passion for their craft; who are devoted to achieving their dreams, and are willing to share their knowledge; and, those individuals whose lives are devoted to improving others' lives — intrigue me. I'm compelled to tell their stories.
Profiles/features of musicians, bands, radio DJs, TV actors, and writers
Classic TV and Classic Rock because they're...classic!
Entertainment book reviews
Music biographies and personal memoirs
Higher Education administration opinions (an occasional homage to Molly Ivins)
The Joys of Following NCAA D-ivision1 Basketball (especially the Texas Aggies)
How Dawn Lee Wakefield earned four degrees from Texas A&M, joined their Chemistry faculty/staff, went from dual positions as research scientist and cooperative education coordinator to work as a chemical process engineer and public affairs specialist; returned to Texas A&M as College Development Director, and then began her own consulting firm (Publications editing and Petrochemical Plant Training) and today is a Writer, Editor, and Publishing specialist is a fun story for another time.
For 30 years as the owner of West Communications and TCV Media, Dawn Lee has been a feature writer for the performing arts, live concert experiences, TV shows, and biographical profiles. A fan of the Oxford comma, she has been a content and copy editor for books and journals in engineering, science, business, health, education, and public affairs. In that same time she's been an award-winning volunteer for regional nonprofits in arts, entertainment, health, & education, which has also brought her great joy.
She is also a Certified Life Celebrant for Callaway--Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers in the Brazos Valley. She is also a Certified Life Tribute writer who can help you memorialize your loved ones for publication (newspaper size to life story) for those you love, no matter where you live.
CONTACT ME: InfoDLWakefield@gmail.com