Writing Samples

Blog Posts
"Grabbing the Bull by the Horns: An Intro to POV" (2012)
"Cachinnating at Thesauri: The Proper Care and Feeding of Dialogue" (2012)
"Correlation and Causation: A Rebuttal (Regarding Gender Discrimination Claims in Publishing)" (2012)

Short Fiction
"Love and Honor ... and Ghosts" (2013)
"For Tatiana" (2009)*
"This Night" (2011)
"Tricks" (2012)

Short Creative Non-Fiction
"Accidental Academia" (2011)
"Doggie Dogmas for Living" (2012)

Research Essays
"'The Master is at Hand': A Brief Critical History of Bram Stoker's Dracula" (2011)
"Heeeeere's Stanley!: A Brief Comparison and Analysis of the Novel and Film Versions of The Shining" (2012)

English Department and University Honors Project: Fiction and Companion Essay Novelette
Whispers of the Wyrm (2011)*

Clips from The Hamilton Harrier at Miami University - Hamilton (OH)

Poetry, additional research essays, and additional pieces of unpublished pieces of fiction and creative non-fiction are available upon request.

*Please note that both Whispers of the Wyrm and "For Tatiana" are large PDF files and may take some time to download.