Dean Adams headshot Douglas C spring 2018

“If you are at all connected digitally – you know Dean …” –
 Austin American-Statesman

“… entertainment and media whiz… ”
– Austin Chronicle

Leaders in Austin Music 2016, City of Austin and Austin Music Foundation

N.E.W. Leadership Texas, University of Texas, Faculty 2017 & 2018, nonpartisan political training for college women


Thanks for visiting. Please find me on your favorite social media as @tdeanadams.

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Since 1997 I’ve designed and taught non-academic, community writing workshops such as Write Your Life as a Woman, Collecting Your Memories and the Closet Fiction Writer’s Workshop. I presented the class as Faculty-in-Residence for the 2017 N.E.W. Leadership Texas, a national nonpartisan political training program for college women, hosted by the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of Texas.

My writing credits include: Associate Editor for Texas EMS Magazine, commentary in Austin Monthly and Austin American-Statesman; recent essays and the previous long-running “skirt tales” column in the original skirt! Magazine; body/mind/spirit column, features and reporting in the (Charleston) Post and Courier and the Columbia Free Times, Columbia Business Journal, Charleston Regional Business Journal, short stories and feminism column in Point.

I offer consulting, coaching and mentoring sessions for writing, creative, social justice and business projects.

Please contact me at Dean@SecretAgentServices.biz for more information on my other projects or availability.

My work includes:

  • Freelance writing, leading workshops, and writing coaching
  • PR, marketing and social media strategy and execution for small businesses, organizations and events
  • PR, representation, booking and management for thought leaders, creatives, musicians and artists

Originally from Piedmont, South Carolina, I split my time between Greenville and Charleston, SC, and Austin, Texas.