Launching the Solar Orbiter

“We’re going to make beautiful science.” Nothing captures the launch of the ESA Solar Orbiter better than the words of NASA’s Dr. Nicola Fox. As a NASA Social Media Ambassador, I had the honor of attending a live launch.

Songs for the Heliosphere

Gearing up for a trip to Cape Canaveral to witness the launch of the Solar Orbiter, I asked friends to share their favorite songs about the sun, aurora and outer space. The resulting playlist is phenomenal! There are too many awesome songs to name, and these are just a few. It’s a bit of a…

Passion Projects

A creative individual, I draw a lot of inspiration from nature, the night sky, the written word, and the many talented people who cross my path.

Time for a NASA Social!

I’m thrilled to announce that I was selected for a volunteer opportunity as a NASA Social Media Ambassador, slated for early February! Soon, I’ll be southbound to share live updates from the Kennedy Space Center during NASA’s launch of the Solar Orbiter. What is a NASA Social? Check it out: https://www.nasa.gov/connect/social/index.html How will scientists use…

The Art of the Short Story

Over time, I’ve found a love for short stories. A writer can pack a lot of meaning and symbolism into these small pieces, which simultaneously devastate, enlighten and inspire.

Upcoming Events

The year has many exciting opportunities in store, as I devote more time to my art and writing. Find out what’s happening on my creative journey, and join me for an upcoming event!

The First Five

In 2016, I started writing short stories as a way to study the writing craft and tap into more creativity. Take a look at what’s shaping up to be the first five!

Publication

Two pieces of my writing have been selected for literary journals and a third has been solicited for an anthology. In the coming weeks, my creative work will appear in print! “Look Up,” a story pending in Still Point Arts Quarterly “While you held calla lilies,” a poem published in the Aurorean Learn more about…

The Power of Place

Setting comes alive in my stories, leading characters on a journey and becoming a character of its own. Here are a few short stories that capture the power of place: Relic in a Bottle — magical realism entwines a museum The Only Violet Stone — a city floods with memories For more, visit Writing

Fiction Friday

Time to spice it up! I’ve added some fiction under Writing. On #FictionFriday, get a glimpse of my work. Just follow me on Facebook or Twitter to get the secret code!