The Battle of Creativity | 52 Weeks – The Halfway Mark
On January 1st of this year, my writing partner and I embarked on a journey of 52 weeks, 52 short stories. The honest reflection on this, here at the halfway mark, is that it has been really hard for me. It has been a battle, a battle between me and my creativity. A battle of creativity. My mind is a jumble. I am in constant transition of the things I…
The Factory | A Short Story
263M watched as 274F pushed her mop across the factory floor. The cans of carrots were backing up, but his hands had broken into a slippery sweat. His job was to check for quality; was each can sealed properly, was…
l’Empire de la Mort | A Short Story
Author note – This is a continuation of Week Four’s Rapture in Reverse. I recommend reading it first. You can read it HERE. l’Empire de la Mort Arrête! C’est ici l’empire de la mort! Stop! This is the empire of…
Paradise | A Chapter
We set out early, the ocean calm and the sun just rising over the horizon. The colors of the sky and water mimic each other’s pastel blues, the puffy white clouds reflect in the clear flat ocean. Every year we…
Superman | A Short Story
The little boy with the black hair ran about the campsite in his Superman cape. “Mommy, watch!” The boy jumped from a rock, rolling in the dirt. “Pow! Pow! Look mommy, look!” But Mommy didn’t look. Mommy was trying to…
I am currently unagented. The following are pitches for works in progress
The Mourning Rose
Middle Grade Fiction, High Fantasy
Thirteen-year-old Ellie’s dreams are dangerously real. When Ellie’s dream world invades reality, her mother is kidnapped by The Mourning Rose, a pirate who sails between worlds. Determined to rescue her mother, Ellie enlists the help of her emotionally distant father and her ancient talking cat, Sphinx. Catapulted into a dark world, Ellie must sacrifice her own freedom to save her mother, bringing light to a powerful family secret.
Alice and Henri
Alice doesn’t like art, but when a painted rabbit leaps from a museum canvas, Alice has no choice but to follow the rabbit into the world and art of Henri Rouseau. Together, Alice and Henri chase the rabbit from the landscapes of France into Roussau’s rich jungles. Alice discovers art is more than paint on canvas and museums have hidden secrets, but how will Alice find her way home?