A critical component of any communications campaign is, of course, the writing. Laura Mullane Communications specializes in ghost writing speeches, editorials and books that naturally convey the speaker’s voice and provocatively deliver his or her message. We have also written copy for numerous annual reports, policy papers and web sites.
Laura Mullane is also a journalist, writing in-depth articles for both mass market and trade publications.
Swimming for Shore: Memoirs of a Reluctant Mother (2014, CreateSpace/Amazon)
In this memoir, Laura takes an unflinchingly honest look at her decision to have children in spite of her many doubts and the struggle to come to terms with her new role as Mom after her son and daughter are born. At turns both laugh-out-loud funny and gut-wrenching, she explores everything from the high-pressure Perfect Mothers’ Club of the Washington, D.C., suburbs to the guilt and shame that plagued her as she navigated her children’s tantrums and the constant demands of motherhood.
A cover story about American students’ performance on international math tests as compared to their peers around the globe, and the potential impact on the actuarial profession.
God Sleeps in Rwanda: A Journey of Transformation by Joseph Sebarenzi with Laura Ann Mullane (2010, Atria Books/Simon & Schuster)
The memoirs of the former speaker of Rwanda’s parliament that details the tragedy of the 1994 genocide and the challenges of ushering in good governance within a dictatorial regime.
This cover story uses both personal experience and numerous interviews and extensive data to detail what happens to thoroughbred race horses once their racing careers have ended.
A personal account of growing up as the daughter of an astronaut.
“Making Chicago Healthier: A New Markets Tax Credit Success Story,” Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
An article for an industry trade publication that we helped write and edit.
This letter to a diverse set of stakeholders communicates the non-profit’s accomplishments and future goals.
One of two comprehensive reports about older adults’ participation in college-level education co-authored for the American Council on Education as part of its MetLife Foundation-funded initiative Reinvesting in the Third Age.
“Arlington: Smart Growth, Smart Business”: Article for Hemispheres, the inflight magazine of United Airlines
Article about how the county of Arlington, Va., used mixed-use development to create a thriving residential and business community that boasts ethnic diversity, excellent schools and significant green space.
Article about the thriving music, art and club scene in Arlington, Va.