I help small & mid-sized organizations communicate. Tell your story better to get more engagement.

Digital Media Projects I've Completed for small to mid-sized organizations and nonprofits

...and I write stories!

An indie author. Short novels, brief chapters, captivating stories. Young adult and new adult fiction. Suspense. Sometimes historical fiction. I depict adventure in real places with authentic people and a depth of intimacy you can feel. Read online...!

Jamie Lewis Hedges @aNovelEcho is a writer of historical fiction, suspense, memoir and digital strategist for nonprofit organizations.

I'm Jamie Lewis Hedges

I'm a wanderer and writer. For 20 years I’ve mentored others in culture, ecology, and outdoor living. I lead groups in remote areas of the US and Sub-Saharan Africa. My story includes jungles and mountains, cliffs and caves. I've lived in Florida, Arizona, Arkansas, a cabin in the Pacific Northwest mountains, and a mud hut in Kenya. Currently, I live with my family in Grand Rapids, Michigan. There's a few stories I can tell.

My Life...

Recent Thoughts

  • sunsets and road trip lifeRun Down the Sun
    The country music group Restless Heart (click to listen) sang one of my favorite road trip songs “Wheels”. The lyrics go, “…it’s an obsession to some / to keep the world in your rearview mirror / while you try to run down the sun.” The song evokes emotions and memories that I love about travel. Glancing at the past behind me. Looking at the unending stretch of […]
  • First 100 Days of President Trump Nature Environment100 Days of Trump’s Nature
    On Earth Day last Saturday, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke collaborated on a guest column in the Waco Tribune-Herald (click & read). In it the wrote that “Since January, the Trump administration has been fighting to grow jobs while protecting the air we breathe, the water we drink and the land we inhabit…. This Earth […]