I'm a writer and fine art painter, living on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State.
How to Write a Short Story
Whether you want to write a short story or a short screenplay, you'll find out quickly it's a different craft from writing long-form.
Sustainable Life Hacks
My grandma used to tell me that only boring people get bored. She didn't just say it though, she backed her words up by instilling in me a curiosity for life that has always kept me busy exploring—and I've been called a lot of things—but never boring.
Tune Out the Chatter and Find Your Happy Place
Between social media and breaking news, we receive so much information that the constant bombardment drains our energy. Add social distancing to the mix and the fact that many of us aren't working at the moment, and it's easy to see why we lack our usual enthusiasm.
How the Underground Railroad Inspired a Throughline for My Dystopian Sci-FI Story
Two years ago, I ventured into the world of freelance content writing fulltime. I uprooted my life in Seattle and moved to a beautiful place on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington, where I could live frugally, make art, and write.
- First Place in Confession Corner Challenge
I Dropped Out of Marine Bootcamp
I have a confession to make. I joined the Marines and went into Bootcamp right after high school. If that surprises you, then what do you think when I tell you that I dropped out?
Sorry We Missed You
As the world adapts to the impact COVID-19 is having on every facet of our lives, filmmakers are still producing work with important messages that can both inspire us to welcome change and open our eyes and hearts to our fellow humans. It's no secret that human rights are always in danger, and some segments of society have to be ever vigilant, lest they lose the progress they've made over decades.
Storyline Homophobia didn't just happen. It took decades of instruction and collaboration to shape public opinion in support of the idea that homosexuality is unacceptable in our society.
"If there were a way to go back and correct the one thing you’ve come to regret most in life would you, could you, should you?”