Erin Rooney Doland

Erin Doland is Editor-in-Chief of Unclutterer and lives in the Washington, D.C. area. In addition to her work at Unclutterer, Erin is a twice weekly columnist for Real Simple magazine’s website, has written for and ReadyMade, and is in negotiations to contribute a regular column to Fast Company. She borders on having a fanatical commitment to a more minimalist and simple lifestyle.

Books by this Author

Organization expert and founder of Erin Rooney Doland shows you how to declutter and simplify your surroundings, and create the stress-free life you deserve—in just one week.Simplicity is revolutionary! Doland's down-to-earth approach and useful, innovative suggestions for tackling the physical, mental, and systemic distractions in your home and office will help you: -Part with sentimental clutter -Organize your closet based on how you process information -Build an effective and...


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Carpe Vitam -- Seize Life

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Ozymandias in The Watchmen

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Loyalty, not taking self too seriously, and personal responsibility.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Turning down an in-person interview with Johnny Cash to go out on a date to see a Semisonic concert. This happened in 1996 or 1997, and I think even the members of Semisonic would agree I made the wrong choice.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'll talk to anyone.

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