Creative Nonfiction

It’s time. I’m excited to share that I’ve relaunched my blog! This time, the writing will explore new topics, relate new adventures, and even offer creative advice.

“Thirsty for the Marvelous”

“I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has power over me. Anything I can not transform into something marvelous, I let go. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.” — Anaïs Nin Art…

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 power of imagination makes us infinite.”
— John Muir

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!

“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” — Gloria Steinem

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

Painting the Light

After submitting to a gallery, I’m excited to share that several of my paintings were selected for exhibition and publication!