Leah R. Singer is a freelance writer and editor. She is known for uncovering unique angles and hidden gems, and then creating clear and compelling communication that creates impact.

A Midwest transplant from Southern California, she writes stories about life in Indiana to help people understand individuals living in Middle America and outside the coastal bubble.

She is the former managing editor of the Red Tricycle Spoke Contributor Network and San Diego city editor. Her work has appeared in USA Today; Indianapolis Star; The Huffington Post; The Good Men Project; Today Parenting; Babble; Scary Mommy; Red Tricycle; Parent.co; Beyond Your Blog; Edible Indy and Edible San Diego; Terre Haute Living; Sammiches and Psych Meds;and numerous other national blogs and websites.

In addition to writing personally, Leah teaches a variety of writing classes for adults and kids in Indiana. She worked as a marketing instructor at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising where she taught college students real-world applications of marketing communications and brand management. She also worked extensively in higher education, including as a speechwriter and communications manager for two college presidents at San Diego’s largest public university. And she had the pleasure of working at KPBS public broadcasting station. If you want more details on those jobs, her LinkedIn profile is the place to go.

You can learn more about Leah on her personal blog, Leah’s Thoughts, where she exercises her lifelong passion for writing. For more about life in the Middle America, check out my her new site, Stories from the Middle, a place where voices and narratives from Indiana and the Midwest can be heard. Because only through the sharing of words and stories will we understand each other and break down stereotypes.

Leah lives in Terre Haute, Indiana. When she’s not writing, she can be found running; reading books; hiking and playing outside in nature; collecting vinyl and listening to music; walking her dogs; and photographing her life on Instagram.