Christa Martin is a writer, journalist, blogger, proofreader, content strategist, and editor, who has been published in Oprah Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens,, Design*Sponge, SOMA Magazine, and countless regional newspapers and magazines including Santa Cruz Waves, Santa Cruz Sentinel, and Monterey County Herald. She was the features editor at Good Times Magazine for 12 years and worked as an arts columnist for the Santa Cruz Sentinel for three years. Christa provides all literary services: copywriting, website writing, bios, ghostwriting, blogging, proofreading for screenwriters, editing, and more. Selected writing clips are below. More writing clips are available upon request. View her writing resume here.

National Magazines:

Oprah Magazine—Grace Bonney PDF

Oprah Magazine—Grace Bonney Online

Oprah Magazine—Lotta Jansdotter PDF

Oprah Magazine—Lotta Jansdotter Online

Oprah Magazine—Ana White PDF

Oprah Magazine—Design for America PDF

Oprah Magazine—Buddhist Monk PDF  

Oprah Magazine—Buddhist Monk Online

Better Homes and Gardens—Moss PDF

SOMA Magazine—Dressing Milla Jovovich PDF—Dressing Milla Jovovich Online—Online

Design*Sponge—Santa Cruz City Guide

Celebrity Interviews:

John Waters

Jane Fonda

John Robbins

Camryn Manheim

Robert F Kennedy, Jr.

David Arquette

World’s Best Rock Climber

Sister Helen Prejean


The Penny Rose fashion blog

Independent Fashion Bloggers Guest Post

Santa Cruz Waves Magazine Vol. 3, p.77-79

Santa Cruz Waves Magazine, Vol. 4

Hither and Thither Guest Blog Post

Fashion 2011

Fashion 2010, Cover Image

Fashion 2010, Cover Story

Fashion 2009

Fashion 2008

Fashion 2007

Fashion 2006

It Girl 

Fashionable Finds

Fashion Stylist

Blank Verse Jewelry

The Fashionista

Lina Rennell, Fashion Designer

Pinecone Jeweler

Strawfoot Handmade

Tina Brown, Fashion Stylist


Santa Cruz Sentinel Columnist

Holocaust Survivor

Artist Jim Denevan

Flex, Pray, Love

Sundance Kid


Author Cheryl Strayed of “Wild”

Lost Boys of Sudan


Survivors Healing Center

Verve Coffee Roasters