About Me




Author. Editor. Dreamer. Poet. Survivor.



 


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Book Reviewer. PhD Student. Southern Belle. (Practically) Married AF. Lezzzbean Superstar.  


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Writing Resume
Current and Upcoming Projects:
  • OWFI Speaking Engagement - Fanfiction and Poetry sessions - 2018 (Anticipated)
  • Untitled lesbian erotica serial - Puff Puff Publishing - Under Contract - 2018 (Anticipated)
  •  Technically Speaking: A Journal of Technical and Community Colleges - Editor-in-Chief - 2018 (Anticipated)
  • Author Interview - Acorn Publishing - 2017 (Anticipated) 
  • LA PETITE MORT - Poetry Book - Barnes and Noble availability - 2017 (Anticipated)
  • A Home for Miss Swan - Fanfiction - 2016-Present
  • Novel Edits, LLC - Editing Services - 2016-Present
  • Grand Magic, LLC - CEO - 2010-Present

Past Publications, Awards, and Other Projects:
  • International Author's Circle Novel of Excellence AWARD WINNER - THE LIGHT YOU CANNOT TOUCH - 2017
  • International Novel of Excellence Award Nomination for THE LIGHT YOU CANNOT TOUCH - 2017
  • "Two Vultures Still Circling Hell" - Ra's Ass Review Love & Ensuing Madness Issue - 2016
  • "Our End Like a Question" - Rat's Ass Review Love & Ensuing Madness Issue - 2016
  • "The One for You" - Soul Lit LGBTQIA Issue - 2016
  • "My Girl Forged God a Key" - Soul Lit LGBTQIA Issue - 2016
  • "Sex is better than Love" - Puff Puff - 2015
  • "American Horror Break-Up Story" - Puff Puff - 2015
  • "Fucking It" - Puff Puff - 2015
  • THE LIGHT YOU CANNOT TOUCH - Poetry Book - Puff Puff Publishing - 2014
  • DEAD DOLL novel excerpt (Chapters 1 and 2) - Germ Magazine - 2014
  • "Why They Call It After Life" - Germ Magazine - 2014
  • "To the Bone" - Germ Magazine - 2014
  • "Spreading the Word about Special Needs" - The Forum - 2014
  • "Excuse Your Head Disease" x2 - Puff Puff - 2014
  • "The Light You Cannot Touch" - The Screech Owl - 2014
  • "If I Could Become Ash" - The Screech Owl - 2014
  • "Between 20 and 53" - The Screech Owl - 2014
  • "There is an End to a Circle" x 2 - The Screech Owl - 2014
  • "Opening Me" - The Screech Owl - 2014
  • "An Echo of Winter" - Puff Puff - 2014
  • "Held Him, Hold Me" - Puff Puff - 2014
  • "Divorce" - Puff Puff - 2014
  • "Life is Made of Paper" - Puff Puff - 2014
  • "Why They Call It After Life" - Busting and Droning Magazine - 2014
  • "Excuse Your Head Disease" - Busting and Droning Magazine - 2014
  • "There is an End to a Circle" - Busting and Droning Magazine - 2014
  • "She Was Thirty Years Younger" - Puff Puff - 2013
  • "Spring Came But Forgot to Tell Us" - Puff Puff - 2013
  • "A Sideline to Death" - Puff Puff - 2013
  • "Grey Matters" - Puff Puff - 2013
  • "Larger Than" - Puff Puff - 2013
  • "Next I'll Be Dead" - Puff Puff - 2013
  • "Buck, The Man" - Subprimal Poetry Art - 2013
  • "Not Famous. But Forever." - Glass: A Journal of Poetry - 2013
  • "The Double-A Order" - 1st Place in Poetry in 5-state OWFI contest - 2013
  • THE WAR OF ALL TIME - Honorable Mention for Fantasy Novel in 5-state OWFI contest - 2013
  • "After Shock" - A Handful of Dust - 2013
  • Accepted into Gaylord College of Journalism's Master of Professional Writing program - 2013
  • Spoke on social media for writers at the first Maui Writers Conference - January, 2012
  • Presented a three-hour workshop on social media for writing at Oklahoma City University - December, 2012
  • Spoke on social media for writers at the October Oklahoma City Writers, Inc. meeting - October, 2012
  • "The Miscarry of Osteogenesis Imperfecta" - Jet Fuel Review - 2012
  • "Becoming an Animal" - Animal Literary Magazine - 2012
  • Co-blogger for afeastoffantasy.tumblr.com - 2012
  • Spoke on social media for writers at the first annual Rose State College Short Course on Writing - September, 2012
  • Webmaster for Oklahoma Writers' Federation, Inc. - 2012 - 2013
  • Graduated from UMKC, magna cum laude, with a B.A. in Creative Writing and a minor in Manuscript, Editing, and Print Culture - 2012
  • Contributing writer for the winter edition of multi-million subscriber magazine, The Forum -- 2012
  • Invited to read three poems at the Women Made Gallery in Chicago - 2012
  • "Marlovian Theory, Venus and Adonis, and the Shakespearean Authorship Question" - Lucerna, a scholarly journal - 2012
  • "Entropy" - Dossier Literary Magazine - 2012
  • Excerpt from the novel THE LAST FRONTIER - Presented at the UEC/EGSA Symposium - 2012
  • "I Remember When" - The Whistling Fire - 2012
  • Spoke on marketing short fiction/poetry at a WBWP event - September, 2011
  • Spoke on social media for writers at the Whispering Prairie Press Annual Conference - July, 2011
  • "That Which Mirrored Back" - Published in Voices VI Anthology - 2011
  • IT GETS UGLY - 2nd Honorable Mention (out of 25 entries) in OWFI writing conference, YA Novel category - 2011
  • "Nursing Home White" - 4th Honorable Mention (out of 72 entries) in OWFI writing conference, Poetry-Unrhymed Long category - 2011
  • Received Crystal M. Fields award for creative writing - 2010
  • "The Ganges River: Holy Hotspot" - 1st Place with cash prize in annual Ozarks Writers league Dan Saults essay contest (contests had over 200 entries)
  • "Bodies' Rain" - 3rd Place with cash prize in annual Ozarks Writers League poetry contest (contests had over 200 entries)
  • "Chew, Gulp, Swallow" - Published in Echoes of the Ozarks: Volume VI - 2010
  • "Rural Defenders" - Published in Echoes of the Ozarks: Volume VI - 2010
  • Read "Nature Claims a House" and "Orange" at August Ozarks Writers League Meeting - 2010
  • Received a contract to work with top New York literary agent, Cherry Weiner - August 2010
  • "The Sound of Death" - Published in Voices III Anthology: The Best Midwest Fiction of 2010 - 2010
  • "Be" - Read at the May Ozarks Writers League Meeting - 2010
  • "Public Affairs" - Published by Shorelines Literary Magazine - 2010
  • "The Dead Smoke Cigars" - Published by [PANK] Literary Magazine- 2010
  • "The Dead Smoke Cigars", "Pianoman", "Fat's Exorcism" - Read at the Outloud Event at the College of the Ozarks upon request - 2009
  • "Hatch" - Echoes of the Ozarks: Volume V - 2009
  • "Fat's Exorcism" - Nominated for 2009 Best of the Net Anthology by the Chantarelle's Notebook editors - 2009
  • "Pianoman" - Word Catalyst Literary Magazine - 2009 
  • "Road Kill" - Word Catalyst Literary Magazine - 2009
  • "Rejection Letter" - Monkey Bicycle Literary Magazine - 2009
  • "The Prophet" - Monkey Bicycle Literary Magazine - 2009
  • "Post-Polio" - Monkey Bicycle Literary Magazine - 2009
  • "Vivaldi's Disagreement with Hyper Strings" - Shorelines Literary Magazine - 2009
  • "Could Have Been a Kiss" - Shorelines Literary Magazine - 2009
  • "The Art of Love" displayed in "Seeds" Multimedia Display - Benetti's Coffee Experience - 2009
  • "Apology to Mother Nature" displayed in "Seeds" Multimedia Display - Benetti's Coffee Experience - 2009
  • "Reclaim" displayed in "Seeds" Multimedia Display - Benetti's Coffee Experience - 2009
  • "Neighbors" displayed in "Seeds" Multimedia Display - Benetti's 
  • "Reclaim" displayed in "Seeds" Multimedia Display - Benetti's Coffee Experience - 2009
  • "Neighbors" displayed in "Seeds" Multimedia Display - Benetti's Coffee Experience - 2009
  • "From the Anther" displayed in "Seeds" Multimedia Display - Benetti's Coffee Experience - 2009
  • "Body" - Beanery Online Literary Magazine - 2008
  • "Curly" - Beanery Online Literary Magazine - 2008
  • "Half-Past" - Beanery Online Literary Magazine - 2008
  • "Fat's Exorcism" - Chantarelle's Notebook - 2008
  • "Body's Rain" - Received National Younkin-Rivera Prize for Poetry - 2008
  • "They Always Whisper about Death" - A Gathering of Birds Literary Magazine - 2008
  • "Crystal Meth" - A Gathering of Birds Literary Magazine -2008
  • "The Upsurge" - A Gathering of Birds Literary Magazine - 2008
  • "...And the Rest is History" - A Gathering of Birds Literary Magazine - 2008
  • "Silent as the Snow" read at Walk-for-Words walk-a-thon for The Writers Place - 2008
  • "Pause of Minnows" read at Walk-for-Words walk-a-thon for The Writers Place - 2008
  • "...And the Rest is History" displayed permanently at the Raytown Historical Society Museum - 2008
  • "Just Another Ring in the Circus" added to the CRASH course curriculum - 2008
  • "White, White, Red, Black" displayed at Benetti's Coffee Experience "V-Vision and Verse" Display - 2008
  • "The Goldfish Children" - The Rogue Poetry Review - 2007
  • "IdEnTiTy (?)" - A Gathering of Birds - 2007
  • "Green with Envy" - A Gathering of Birds - 2007
  • "Liberal Love" - A Gathering of Birds - 2007
  • "Those Paper Epics" - A Gathering of Birds - 2007
  • Life as it Comes Review - Kansas City Star: TeenStar - 2007
  • White Magic Review - Kansas City Star: TeenStar - 2007
  • AutumnQuest Review - Kansas City Star: TeenStar - 2007
  • Platinum Review - Kansas City Star: TeenStar - 2007
  • "Cageless" - A Celebration of Young Poets - 2007
  • "Fortunes" - Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans - 2007
  • "Gelatin Clouds" - A Gathering of Birds - 2006
  • "Forced Good-bye" - A Gathering of Birds - 2006
  • "Image of a Woman" - New Wine - 2006
  • "A Moment of Power" - New Wine - 2006
  • "Colt Savior" - New Wine - 2006
  • "Green with Envy" - Youth Poetry Symposium Booklet - 2006
  • "The Goldfish Children" read The Writers Place Youth Symposium - 2006
  • "ReSources" won entry to The Writers Place Youth Symposium - 2006
  • "Disturbed" read at Avila Writers Convention - 2006
  • "In the Rain" - The Christian Anthology - 2006
  • "True Magic" - A Celebration of Young Poets - 2006
  • "True Magic" - Regional Winner of A Celebration of Young Poets' Quarterly Literary Contest - 2005
  • "Tenderness" - A Celebration of Young Poets - 2005


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