Exploring changing legal market for the Nashville Post

Growth is typically seen as a good thing. And all of the coverage I was seeing about Big Law firms entering the Nashville market, whether through new offices or acquisitions, was overwhelmingly positive. But is growth always a good thing? Surely someone suffers when the hometown law firm gets gobbled up by one with a […]

My work in the March/April 2023 issue of American Spirit

I’ve been a regular contributor to American Spirit, the magazine of the Daughters of the American Revolution, for nearly 20 years. One of my longest standing assignments (as in, first right of refusal and I never refuse) is a profile that appears in each issue of this bimonthly magazine. For the March/April 2023 issue, I […]

Troop 1212 Sunflowers for Ukraine Art Fundraiser

This beautiful art, created by the members (and a few of the parents) of Girl Scout Troop 1212, is for sale! We painted sunflowers in solidarity with the Ukrainian people. And we did our very best work! All money raised will go to help Ukrainian refugees through NovaUkraine. We are a troop of Brownies and […]

I interviewed Nicka-Sewell Smith for American Spirit magazine

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—one of my favorite and most longest-standing writing gigs has been as sole author of the Today’s Daughters section in American Spirit, the award-winning magazine of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Since 2005, I have written bimonthly profiles of individual members of the DAR whose stories […]

Story ideas—they’re everywhere!

I went to Boston in the summer with my college bestie and, given the history that happened there, I had my eyes and ears peeled the entire time for story ideas for an early American history magazine I write for. I’d see a historical marker (which are everywhere in Boston, BTW) and if the time […]

Lena Anthony, freelancer, is now Ellay Content

Rebrand alert! For the longest time (I.e. since I became a freelancer in 2011) I’ve simply operated in the business world as myself. Nothing wrong with that, but it’s not exactly exciting. Not to mention, it got kind of weird when I had to fill in a form that included both “name” and “business name.” […]