A little about me

Peregrine Falcon from Boise's Fish and Game falcon cameraWhen I’m not traveling as much as budgets and jet lag will allow, I write fantasy and mainstream short stories and novels in the hopes of giving all the characters in my head their own adventures.


Fiction

The archived posts on this blog are all pieces inspired by various writing prompts. Specific sources, including Writer Unboxed, Titans Tactics, and Chuck Wendig, are under Inspirations. Additional posts from May to December 2012 are from prompts available at Writer’s Digest. Posts from March 2011-April 2012 are based on those from Creative Writing Prompts.com and those from March 2010-February 2011, from C.M. Mayo’s 5 Minute Daily Writing Exercises.


Travels

For more on details, check out the stories behind each trip.


Publications

What Remains in the 2013 edition of Belletrist, an online literary magazine.


Awards

Winner: Writer Unboxed Flash Fiction Contest

  • Round 7: Homestead
  • Round 4: Early
  • Round 2: Resistance

Semi-Finalist AwardSemi-Finalist Award from the Writers of the Future Competition for my short story: Contamination.
HonorableHonorable Mention Award Mention from the Writers of the Future Competition for my short story: The Gift of Silence.
HonorableHonorable Mention Award Mention from the Writers of the Future Competition for my short story: Gallows.
HonorableHonorable Mention Award Mention from the 80th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition for my short story: The Gallows.
Honorable Mention in the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Contest for my short story: Contamination.
Sustainability IconMy haiku won an Earth Week 2013 Sustainability Contest:

Invisible ties
Link animal, plant, and earth
A chain unbroken


Nanowrimo

Nanowrimo 2013

Nanowrimo 2013

Nanowrimo 2012

Nanowrimo 2011

Nanowrimo 2010

 


Some Recent Reads

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