2015 - 2016

Commissioned Memoir

Commissioned to write a personal memoir, a first-person book to commemorate artist, arts patron and prominent citizen’s ninetieth birthday, complete with layout, photography coordination and working with printers in cooperation with subject. Privately published edition of 250 books.


The Remarkable Ides of Vermont (In Progress)

An historical novel in progress of the life of my uncle, Henry Clay Ide, Chief Justice Samoa; Governor General of the Philippines; Emissary to Spain. His two daughters and life with the Jerome sisters, Winston Churchill, William Bourke Cockran, Robert Louis Stevenson and William Howard Taft.


Fall's Bright Flame by Cynthia Osborne Hoskin

A literary novel of mid-life passion, secrets, conflicts and excitement, set in Maryland, Massachusetts, London (ENG), Cornwall (ENG) and Paris

2009 – 2014

The Miner & the Viscount by Richard Hoskin, published July, 2014 (available on Amazon)

Edited six drafts; research; graphics; format and layout for publication; cover design and final print

2010 – 2011

Examiner.com (have in hard copy on request –– site shut down, June 2016)

Artist profiles

2010 – 2012

AEQAI.com – online art journal

Arts-related profiles (museum leaders; arts patrons; collectors) and photography



















1999 – 2005

Joy of Cooking, Cincinnati, OH

Joy of Cooking Trust: Proposals; Copy edits and rewrites for All About . . . series of books; Edited Joy of Cooking CD manual and CD content; Annual Joy of Cooking calendar edit and rewrites

1984 - 1994

Sample Consulting Clients, Cincinnati

My Personal Chef, Inc. (complete menu rewrites and formatting); Distribution Solutions, Inc. (web site and white papers); Walter Farmer (Editing: chapters on WWII book on stolen art); RealTeam, Inc. (promotional materials); Exchequer, Inc. (real estate brochure design and writing); GoodLife Designs, Inc. (advertising copy); Cyberset Technologies, Inc. (reports, proposals and editing, business promotion); Cetcom, Inc. (promotional slide show); Diocese of SW Ohio (slide show)

1994 – 1999

Home Inspectors Directory for Realtors®, Cincinnati, OH


1990 – 1994

Real Estate Broker, Sibcy Cline Realtors®, Cincinnati, OH

Monthly client newsletter; real estate sales

1988 – 1990

Features and Profile writer Indian Hill Living, Cincinnati, OH

1988 – 1990

Eastside Weekend, Cincinnati, OH

Features Writer (Culinary, Lifestyle Articles and Restaurant Reviews)

1987 – 1988

Medical Writer, Scribner Publications, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

Rogaine Project, Upjohn, Inc., wrote chapter on balding; Slide Show, E. R. Squibb and Sons, Inc.; University Hospital (Cincinnati) Midwives and Rehab Brochures; Attends Product Instructions, Procter and Gamble, Inc.


Cincinnati Faces & Places, Cincinnati, OH

Advertising copy


Good Life Designs, Cincinnati, OH

Brochure copy

1986 – 1990

Jolly Good Foods, Cincinnati, OH

Catalogue of fine foods, art direction and publication; corporate and individual sales; owner of company


Moved to Cincinnati, OH

1984 – 1985

Rochester Business Journal, Rochester, NY

Executive Editor; magazine was shut down due to legal problems with the twoowners.

1979 – 1984

Sample Consulting Clients, Rochester, NY

Sybron Corporation, Inc. (corporate newsletter); Genesee Hospital, Inc. (public relations); Womens Career Center (promotional materials); Butler, Oreman and Griebsch, Inc. (corporate newsletters); Shmier Butler Properties, Inc., Troy, MI, (event planning and public relations); Ormec Systems (media relations); Detection Systems, Inc. (media relations and PR writing); Human Factors Society (event planning); Strong Memorial Hospital (media relations and PR)

1980 – 1984

Mitchell Pierson, Jr. Realtors, Pittsford, NY

All print advertising copy; all brochure design, copy and print supervision

1980 -1984

Wolfe Publications, Pittsford, NY: The Brighton-Pittsford Post (circulation 50K)

Weekly columns: Culinary Features & Food Column Editor; Regular Business/not-for-profit Features; Arts Reviewer and Business Profile Writer

Miscellaneous Work Published

Miscellaneous Work Published

2008 and 2011, Poems published in For a Better World, edited by Saad Ghosn

1992, “Seminaritis” published in Real Estate Today Magazine

1987, Golden Poet Award, World of Poetry

1983, November issue of Rochester Women, “The Dating Game”

1983, February issue of New York Alive, “The Big Yellow Inn”

Art Details

Fine artist working with computer technology, traditional printmaking (etching etc.), oil painting and photography. Digital prints represented by The Greenwich House Gallery, Cincinnati, OH; Included in “Translations”, Carnegie Art Center group show, 2010; Artonomy “The Art of Printmaking” 2008 group show; Carnegie Art Center group show “Prints in Translation, 2006; Grant County Arts one-man show, July – September 2005; a one-man show at Jones Fine Art and Antiques, Maysville, KY, 2003; two group shows at Christ Hospital, 1999 and 2000; two At Maple Knoll Retirement Community, 2001 and 2002. Was featured in an article on body of work in the 2005 Spring Issue of “Arts in Kentucky.” Painted and sold paintings since 1970. Created digital presentations, etchings and oil paintings. Also, worked in traditional black and white dark room methods.