Excuse me while I kiss the sky. - Jimi Hendrix

hawaii maui swimmers seastars tide pool ocean tropical
A straight line of red buoys stretchin across the placid blue waters of a lake, with mountains, clouds and blue sky in the backround
silhouettes sunset beach people costa rica dominical
pine trees silhouettes sunset road roadtrip washington
orange sunset tropical ocean beach mountain hawaii maui
sunset desert sky orange arizona
dark blue sunset ocean beach costa rica santa teresa

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. —Anais Nin


Below you'll find various examples of my published writing, reviews for my writing, and a list of writing contests for fun. Enjoy!

snow mountains and blue sky in the background, green grass and wetlands in the foreground



"Over all of the years that I’ve been doing this and the many articles that I’ve had written for this type of situation I want to tell you that I think this has been the best that I’ve seen!! Excellent job Jasmine!! You really caught the essence of what I try to convey to people. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to completely rewrite an entire article." —Dr. Randall Juleff, owner of Vein Clinics of Hawai'i

"So amazing. I smiled the whole time! You’re so talented, Jasmine. You write so beautifully and this really captures me. I love your transitions; they’re so effortless. Thank you for your hard work! My parents are going to cry." —Dani Fravega, interviewed for Neighbors of West Maui magazine

"Beautiful job with the article." —Bonnie DeRose, interviewed for Neighbors of West Maui magazine

"It's great! Just what we are looking for. We would love to publish this piece." —Abbie Contact, editor at Runnerclick.com

"You are so good at what you do. You should write a book!" —Terri Haina, publisher at Best Version Media

"I really like your writing. I love your work." —Denise, editor at Trident Publishing


Check out my list of some of the best, free English-language writing contests around. Good luck!

List of Writing Contests

Aloha, my name is Jasmine.

I'm a freelance writer, editor, and content creator based out of Maui, Hawai'i, USA.

I travel the world, write, take photos, surf, and hike!