Your Voice,
Your Message,

Don’t let wordy, overly complex writing damage your credibility.

As a subject matter expert, you have no shortage of great ideas—but when it comes to putting pen to paper, those great ideas fall flat.

Good writing advocates for the reader. So if you want to be known as the go-to expert in your field, your message needs to be clear, concise, and consistent. If the reader has to backtrack and use Google to figure out what you’re trying to say, you’ve already lost them.

So, let’s not lose them.


  • Hated English class in high school and really hate the fact that you have to write for your clients post-grad

  • Are slightly embarrassed by the published articles that populate under your name on a search engine results page

  • Cringe every time you reread an old article and find yet another misplaced comma or misspelled word

  • Can't fathom how you'll ever squeeze in the time to string together a sentence let alone an entire piece of writing

  • Want your writing to look more professional and better reflect your brand—and your brilliant ideas

Then we should talk.

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Working With Me

Hi, I’m Sophie—your new righthand for all things writing.
I’ve spent the last 20+ years helping talented subject matter experts like you simplify complex ideas and condense them into easy-to-understand writing that showcases their expertise and resonates with their target audience. I offer high-touch, personalized business and technical writing and editing designed to help you reach your unique goals.
I specialize in working with service-based businesses across the following disciplines:
• Urban planning
• Architecture
• Engineering
• Healthcare and medicine
• Manufacturing
• Continuing education

Poor-quality writing can diminish your value no matter what field you’re in. If you want good writing that reflects well on your brand while delivering value that’s easy to digest, let’s schedule a time to chat.

Interested in working with me?  Schedule a discovery call


Need help condensing your message into something readable? Want to churn out polished content that’s valuable to your target audience? Looking for a voice of reason to review your latest piece and show you where it needs tweaking?
I’ve got you covered. Check out my services below.

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Sophie Michals

I hold a bachelor’s degree in English from Lindenwood University and a medical writing and editing certificate from the University of Chicago Graham School. I’m also a member of the American Medical Writers Association, The Society of Professional Consultants, Women Entrepreneurs Secrets of Success, Strong Towns, and the National Women’s Martial Arts Federation.

You can read more about my background here.


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