Published author, freelance editor, pajama aficionado: based in the Pacific Northwest, where the rain and tall trees make everything smell like home.
I want to tell stories, and I want my stories to be a toolbox for those who would seek to build themselves up.
Four narrative excerpts from Daydream -- a young adult, fantasy manuscript.
An intercalary excerpt from Winter's Child -- an adult, historical-fiction manuscript.
Three narrative excerpts from Winter's Child -- an adult, historical-fiction manuscript.
A short excerpt from "What's New, Pikachu?" -- a mockumentary of perspective in the digital world.
A traditionally inspired sonnet, written in the style prevalent during the Elizabethan period.
Cinderella's Mice is a crafts and costuming boutique that gives special attention to projects of a nerdier bent. [Copywriter for website.]
IdeaTAP is an online magazine that business professionals can leverage to build and enhance relationships with their clients and prospects. [Copywriter for general content.]
A commissioned writing project for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition.
The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter-'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning. -Mark Twain With the advent of new technology, there is an undeniable shift in the techniques and themes of literature. This is a trend that has permeated history.
For each new story, a writer must make a slew of stylistic choices. What's the literary perspectice? Should the language be in low or high diction? How will I dictate internal monologue? All too many writers assume these choice are arbitrary, yet a seasoned author will tell you that these decisions are hardly choices at...