Writing Retreat

Red Palm Ink recently participated in a one-day writer’s workshop retreat that focused on a number of topics, including tips on how to work more efficently with the media, successful interviewing skills, grammar, style and editing techniques, and much more. The workshop’s s guest lecturer, Jacqui Banaszynski, is a 1988 Pulitzer Prize winner in feature writing and the recipient of a national SPJ Distinguished Service Award.

According to her biogrophigal information from the Missouri School of Journalism, Banaszynski holds the Knight Chair in Editing at the Missouri School of Journalism and is on the visiting faculty of The Poynter Institute. She has worked as a reporter and editor for more than 30 years, most recently as Associate Managing Editor of the The Seattle Times, where she was in charge of special projects and staff development.”  


2007: A great year at Red Palm Ink!

From writing scholarship essays and professional resumes to designing newsletters and email promotions, it has been a busy year for Red Palm Ink! We specialize in professional writing and editing services to meet every individual. Feel free to contact us today about your next project!

What is Red Palm Ink?

Red Palm Ink is a full-service creative communications firm based in Athens, Georgia. There is no need for a fussy mission statement or a blurry vision statement…Our goal is very simple: Create. Communicate. Inspire.

Red Palm Ink works with individuals, businesses, non-profit agencies, charitable organizations, foundations and educational systems that are looking for creative solutions to bring their ideas to life.

Our philosophy is based on a very simple statement: “Life is an adventure. What’s next for you?” Whether you are out to solve a small, simple problem or change the world in a really big way, Red Palm Ink is dedicated to providing innovative communication strategies that meet your goals.

Red Palm Ink is owned and operated by Ashley M. Meijerink. With an academic background in journalism and adult education, Ashley has more than ten years experience in publication management, writing, editing, marketing, promotions and public relations. Ashley currently works as a marketing manager with the University of Georgia.

Prior to founding Red Palm Ink, Ashley was the editor-in-chief of Lake Oconee Living and Gainesville Life magazines. Ashley has also written for Art & Antiques, Athens Magazine, Athens Banner Herald, Athens Parent Magazine, Atlanta HOME, Morgan County Citizen, Outreach Magazine and several other publications.

Ashley is a certified grant writer and recently completed her certificate in managerial leadership through a program offered by the University of Georgia.

To contact Red Palm Ink, call 706.338.7672, 706.543.8869 or e-mail redpalmink@gmail.com.

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(+1) 706.338.7672   or   (+1) 706.543.8869

Feel free to leave a message at either phone number and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Red Palm Ink is based in Athens, Georgia…the Classic City! Home to R.E.M., The Tree That Owns Itself, and The Varsity’s World-Famous “Naked Steak.”

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Create. Communicate. Inspire.

Red Palm Ink is a full-service creative communications firm based in Athens, Georgia. We offer innovative solutions to bring your ideas to life.

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