Writing Portfolio

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Jasmine and Leo have known one another since childhood and have never gotten along, but once they get stuck on an elevator together, everything changes. Leo suggests pretending to date in a mutually beneficial arrangement, but neither one of them could predict the outcome. 

A 2018 NaNoWriMo winning project! Romantic comedy - contains adult language and explicit content.

The first three chapters are available to read for free on Inkitt and Wattpad. The full story is available on the Galatea app!

Tattoo artist Ema learns about her elderly neighbor's past...

A former manuscript from my college fiction workshops - contains some adult language, references to the Holocaust, and references Roma culture.

Available to read on Inkitt and Wattpad.

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Image by Ali Yahya

Cat doesn't remember being taken, but can she break free?

A former manuscript from my college fiction workshops - contains adult language and some violence.

Dramatic reading excerpt found on YouTube.

Available to read on Inkitt and Wattpad.

As it turns out, working in Hell is as monotonous as one can expect. A new arrival, however, gets more than the typical experience.

Get a sneak peek at one of the stories in my upcoming collection of short stories, Interrobang: The Collection. This is a Camp NaNoWriMo story from 2018 - contains adult language.

Available to read on Inkitt and Wattpad

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Image by Fiona Smallwood

Flash fiction inspired by memories of visiting the beach and standing atop sea cliffs.

Available on Patreon or Ko-fi.

A retelling of the Medusa myth, originally written in 2017 and revised in 2020.

Exclusive reading of the story can be found here.

Available on Patreon or Ko-fi.

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Image by Birger Strahl

Flash fiction inspired by Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 1 episode 6: "The Pack". 


Available on Patreon or Ko-fi.

Flash fiction inspired by a writing prompt.

Available on Patreon or Ko-fi.

Forest Grass
Image by Nathan Lindahl

Flash fiction available on Patreon or Ko-fi.

Flash fiction inspired by a writing prompt in Brian Kiteley's book The 4 A.M. Breakthrough.

Available on Patreon or Ko-fi.

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