Mar 24, 2008

Lynn Smythe: Profile

Freelance Writer Lynn Smythe

Born and raised in Rochester, New York, freelance writer Lynn Smythe obtained her bachelor's degree in Geology from the University of Rochester. She has worked in the past as an Environmentalist for Palm Beach Counties Department of Environmental Resources Management located in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Lynn learned how to cook at a young age as she helped her grandmother and mother put together various culinary creations throughout the years. She grows over 90 varieties of herbs and vegetables in her organic, raised bed gardens. Her duties as the Herbs & Spices Feature Writer pn Suite101 allow her to combine her love of gardening and cooking into one exciting topic.

Lynn is also a trained Natural Health Consultant and perpetual student of herbalism. Lynn's horticultural expertise includes herb gardening, vegetable gardening, organic gardening, and butterfly gardening. She researches and writes about a variety of topics including the history, mythology, magic, and folklore of herbs.

She has written articles for a variety of print publications including The Old Farmer's Almanac, The Herb Quarterly, BackHome Magazine, Veggie Life and Llewellyn's Annual Herbal Almanac.

Lynn writes for a number of online sites:
Herbs & Spices Feature Writer on Suite101

Arts & Crafts

Lynn is also an accomplished bead, fused glass and art clay silver artist. Her craft and jewelry articles have appeared in Lapidary Journal, Jewelry Crafts and Beadwork magazines. Her one-of-a-kind pieces of beaded jewelry have been featured in the books The New Macrame, Beading with Peyote Stitch and The Sea; Selections From the First International Miyuki Delica Challenge. She is also the owner and designer for the online craft and jewelry supply business Lynn Smythe Creations.