About

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I love asking questions. I want to understand: What motivates people to do what they do?

Usually, I don’t know the answers—until I ask enough questions. That’s when the story gets interesting and that’s when I’m able to get to the heart of the matter. That’s when the art of storytelling comes in.

Writing is a way of making sense of the world. It’s about bringing to the surface what is so often hidden from plain sight.  Whether as a journalist, copywriter, or children’s book author, I am inspired to tell unique and honest stories with insight, humor, and originality.

Over the past 20 years, I have worked as a journalist writing about everything from the complicated connection between sex and food to mean mom cliques to the diaper mafia to the transformative value of keeping chickens or what it’s really like to be a pig.
 

Clients

William Sonoma

The Gap

NapaStyle

Pottery Barn

BabyCenter

San Francisco Magazine

GreatSchools

San Francisco Chronicle

 

Contact Me

Leslie.m.crawford@gmail.com