#PoetNotes: A Series

New ideas are flowing for #PoetNotes, a series of my poetic musings on social media. I don’t always have the time it takes to compose a new poem, which led me to jot down these notes. Mostly on Instagram, these pieces of inspiration appear across social media channels. View more of the series: #PoetNotes Follow…

May You Begin Again

Juxtaposed with winter holidays, this emotional poem explores the seasons of romantic love in five parts. Read this new piece, yet to be titled.

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.

#PoetNotes

A new series! Inspired by emerging talent, I find myself writing poetry for the first time in years. Not every day gives birth to a poem, so I started taking notes. Follow the hashtag on social media!

Creative Nonfiction

It’s time. I’m excited to share that I am relaunching my blog! This time, the writing will explore new topics, relate new adventures, and even offer creative advice. I’m eager to see where the creative expression will lead! Read the first new posts: Tireless with a Twist When the Water Rises Honoring Our Layers The…

Rare Beauty

Wonders of the night sky and rare natural phenomena have inspired a lot of my creative writing, especially in fiction. These pieces feature elements of the night: Aurora Novel, my debut novel based on Northern Lights Milky Way Novel, a work in progress featuring Milky Way mythology BlackJack, a short story of magical realism Crossing…

A Performing Debut

A Performing Debut In 2019, I’m thrilled to make my debut as an author who performs for a public audience! A year of literary adventures launches on May 18, 2019, when I read my work with Fiction 440 at the East Lansing Art Festival in Michigan. Readings continue into the month, with more events to…

A Chance for Creativity

After trying my hand at short-form fiction, I’m getting the hang of it! My first short story about the Milky Way was published in 2018. Check out these others: “Relic in a Bottle,” magical realism about a museum “The Cellist,” literary fiction “BlackJack: The Dawn of Dark Pollution,” speculative fiction “Seeing Orange,” literary fiction “The…

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!

“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” — Jamie Paolinetti On Writing