Versatility, vision, and a variety of professional experience.
Services and Skills
Writing, editing (developmental and copy), and/or proofreading a variety of content in a wide range of formats.
Document design including books, album cover art, flyers, and other promotional material.
Video and audio production for various media.
Music composition, production, and performance; song writing and performance.
Experience with social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and WordPress.
- Experience with Microsoft Word, Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Photoshop, and Premiere.
Short story published in the anthology Life on a Tightrope (2017); four poems published in the Fall 2016 issue of Confluence; received "Judge Favorite" (a.k.a. Honorable Mention) for two of my poems in the Ink Cloud Poetry and Art Contest (2016); published in both online and print versions of the Ink Cloud publication; wrote and self-published two books: Other Shadows (2010) and The Consciousness Conspiracy (2007).
Confluence, January 2017 - present
Joined the editorial board for Confluence art and literary magazine. Responsibilities include managing social media, reading and selecting content, document design, copy editing, assisting in the publication and distribution process, and advertising.
Freelance Writer, 2009 - present
- Writing articles, essays and other content for various sites and blogs.
- Writing biographies, product summaries and other promotional material for small businesses.
- Providing proofreading and editing services for other writers.
Promotional Writer at Sykophunk Productions, 2010 - present
- Creating copy, press releases and artist biographies.
- Maintaining the company's online presence and social media sites.
Writer's Assistant at New Breed Games, 2011 - 2013
- Helped generate ideas for character and back story development.
- Dark Domain: Prophecy (video game script), 2012
- Abandoned (story for multi-media project), 2011
- Wrote periodical music reviews and occasional editorial pieces for a blog.
- English, Writing Concentration/Media Production Minor, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2016 - present
- Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts, Ivy Tech Community College, 2016. 3.9 GPA. Global Studies Certificate.
- Getting Published, Certificate of Completion, Dutchess Community College, 2007
Honors, Activities, and Organizations
Recipient of the Avon Crismore English Award, 2017.
Recipient of the Floyd R. Neff Scholarship, 2017.
Collected donations and performed at The Fight Against Cancer, 2016 and 2017.
Honorable Mention – Rhyming Poetry, Writer’s Digest 85th Annual Writing Competition, 2016.
Judge Favorite, Ink Cloud Student Poetry and Art Contest, 2016.
Member of The Horror Writer’s Association (HWA) since 2016.
Volunteer, Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, 2015.
Coordinated and performed at events to collect donations for Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, 2014.
Member of The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) since 2010.