Product Descriptions/Catalog Writing

I have extensive experience writing product-based copy for catalogs and the web, both for B2B and B2C. Below are a few samples for products from Skinner House Books and Sky & Telescope Magazine Books & Products.

 

Resistance
eBook by Annette Marquis

In July 2010, Unitarian Universalist Annette Marquis made the hard decision to participate in the National Day of Non-compliance in Phoenix, Arizona. She went there to protest the passage of SB 1070, planning to be arrested, and spent a long night in the notorious jail run by Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Marquis reflects on what compelled her to action and what she learned about the struggles of migrants and people of color in Maricopa County and about being an ally in the fight for justice.

The Sustainable Soul

Book & eBook by Rebecca James Hecking

A poignant and inspirational guide for a journey toward ecological spirituality and sustainable culture. Each chapter contains an essay and spiritual practices designed for both group and individualized reflection. Exercises include a wide range of suggestions such as guided meditations, journaling prompts, creative art projects, and ideas for concrete action. You can choose the exercises that best suit your personality, lifestyle and unique journey.

Pocket Sky Atlas
Book
by Roger Sinnott

Perfect for experienced stargazers and beginners alike, Sky & Telescope’s Pocket Sky Atlas will have you exploring the heavens in no time. Sky & Telescope’s celestial atlases are the standard by which all other star atlases have been judged for a half century. We raised the bar again with our Pocket Sky Atlas: the print version is the handiest detailed atlas around, easy to take on trips and use at the telescope thanks to its compact size, convenient spiral-bound design, and easy-to-read labels.

Features of this 80-chart atlas:
More than 30,000 stars, individually sized according to their relative brightness
1,500 deep-sky objects color-coded by type, including 675 galaxies oriented as they are in the sky
Constellation boundaries and stick figure outlines help you find your way.
Hubble Deep Field

Poster

Sky & Telescope’s Hubble Deep Field poster showcases this extraordinary composite image photographed over more than 100 hours in 1995 by the Hubble Space Telescope. The four-color, 24″ x 36″ poster displays the famous image in all its glory, with over 1,500 galaxies visible in a spot of sky no bigger than a grain of sand held at arm’s length. Besides the Hubble Deep Field image itself, the poster provides an image of the patch of sky near the Big Dipper where astronomer Robert E. Williams had the Hubble take the photo, as well as background information on the image. Altogether the poster will leave viewers awestruck and fascinated by how full our universe actually is, though over almost unimaginable distances.