Portfolio

2019

  • Critique partnership, in doc comments, open discussion
  • In progress, currently ~18k word New Adult, Urban Fantasy featuring a detective with a unique partner as they race to uncover who’s responsible for black marketing dangerous magic.

  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, editor’s letter, discussion, two revision passes
  • ~93k word Adult, Literary about a man who, upon reflection of his life, discovers that memories are the fictions we make for ourselves in order to avoid the harsh reality of who we are.

  • Beta read, in doc comments, some line copy, discussion, one revision pass
  • ~39k word Middle Grade, Superhero Fantasy about a boy who must decide whether to hide away his powers or use them to protect his best friend, even if that means risking his own secret.
  • Sample available upon request.

  • Beta read, written reflection, one revision pass
  • 171 word Picture Book about a little boy who longs for the day when he will finally be old enough to ride on the big yellow school bus.
  • Book on query

  • Beta read, written reflection, one revision pass
  • 468 word Picture Book about a bookish worm who befriends a dancing butterfly.

  • Beta read, written reflection, one revision pass
  • 609 word Picture Book about a Sun who needs a gentle lesson on how to share attention and kindly get along with his planet friends.
  • Book on query
  • Beta read, in doc comments, discussion
  • ~36k word Middle Grade, Fantasy Adventure about a boy who believes he is the King’s long lost son, and the journey he takes to embrace his true identity.
  • Critique partnership, in doc comments, open discussion
  • In progress, currently ~25k word Young Adult, Science Fiction about corrupt government projects, a man caught in the middle, and a group of youth test subjects who must find their way out before it’s too late.
  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, line copy, discussion, revision pass
  • ~1.4k word Picture Book, 2nd within an intended series that explores the world through the eyes of a young girl and her travelling family, with an educational focus on language, culture, and local cuisine.
  • Critique partnership, in doc comments, open discussion
  • In progress, currently ~47k word Young Adult, Dystopian about a world divided between the hearing and the deaf, a girl who ends up on both sides of the fence, and a growing plot to rid the world of the stigmas for good.

  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, line copy, discussion, open revision
  • ~1.2k word Picture Book, 3rd within an intended series that explores the world through the eyes of a young girl and her travelling family, with an educational focus on language, culture, and local cuisine.
  • Critique partnership, in doc comments, line copy, discussion, open revision
  • In progress, currently 6k word Young Adult, Dystopian about a group of students enrolled at an advanced school of technology who discover a rampant digital virus that threatens to not only commandeer the academy servers but possibly take over the entire planet.

  • Critique partnership, in doc comments, open discussion
  • In progress, currently ~10.5k word Young Adult, Historical Fiction about a young girl in the service of Anne Boleyn who becomes caught up in the scandal surrounding the world’s most dangerous religious text.

  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, line copy, discussion, open revisions
  • ~24k word novella set in the Shannenverse of Momentum and The Shannen Academy; follows a woman who inadvertently becomes a target of the Endless Circle when they discover she may have information regarding a gifted child.
  • Beta read, in doc comments, discussion
  • ~93k word New Adult, Urban Fantasy about a young man who must embrace the destiny he never wanted in order to protect the world he loves.
  • Book on query

2018

  • Beta Read, in doc comments, one reflection summary
  • ~118k word Adult Fantasy that follows the journey of a dwarf as he fights his heritage and fate in the heart of Arkansas.
  • Book is now represented by agent, and author is happily writing a new story.
  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, line copy, discussion, unlimited revision passes, any time feedback
  • ~81k word Young Adult, Historical Fiction that recounts the humanitarian deeds of Lord Shaftesbury, as experienced by a young boy from his street side view in 1800’s London.
  • Book is represented and currently on submission to Eerdmand
  • Sample available upon request.
  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, discussion, one revision pass
  • ~6.5k word short story with Science Fiction flavor and an unexpected conclusion
  • Sent out on sub to writing competition
  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, discussion, ongoing revision, any time feedback
  • ~30k word Middle Grade, Adventure Quest that features two young boys who discover a land full of oddities and secrets, including unexpected ties to their own presumably normal family.
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  • Beta Read for later draft, in doc comments, discussion
  • 311 page Adult, Literary that follows a tight knit group of friends as they each hit their lowest low in the great New York City.
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  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, editor’s letter, discussion, ongoing revision
  • ~75k word Young Adult, Dystopian that explores the ramifications of totalitarian rule and the difference it can make when someone dares to speak out.
  • Book is on query.
  • Developmental edit, in doc notes, line copy, editor’s letter, discussion, one revision pass
  • ~47k word Creative Non-fiction that recounts the journey of a young girl and her family as they makes a dangerous migration from Albania to England in search of freedom.
  • Book is contracted and under production. Release date not yet announced.

  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, line copy, editor’s letter, discussion, three revision passes
  • ~107k Literary that redefines what it means to fight your inner demons and choose life when you have no reason to live
  • Book has received several full MS requests and is currently under redesign.
  • Beta Read for later draft, in doc comments, discussion
  • 289 page Adult Literary that follows a woman as she seeks change and learns the complications of shedding your past self.
  • Available for purchase! Click here to be directed to Amazon.
  • Beta Read, in doc comments, discussion
  • ~5k word concept short story written for a specific contest, challenging our perception of the grass being greener on the other side.

  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, editor’s letter, discussion, ongoing revision
  • ~93k word Young Adult, Fairy Tale Retelling that revisits the classics in a most deliciously twisted way.

  • Beta Read for early and later drafts, in doc comments, discussion
  • 324 page Adult Literary that follows a man on his mission to uphold his self-professed Honesty Movement, with a confession of love standing in the way.
  • Available for purchase! Click here to be directed to Amazon.
  • Beta read, discussion
  • 1.8k word short story that delves into the complexities of forbidden attraction and the muddy nature of looking back at what could have been.
  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, line copy, editor’s letter, discussion, three revision passes
  • 1.9k word picture book that explores the world through the eyes of a young girl and her travelling family, with an educational focus on language, culture, and local cuisine.

2017

  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, line copy, discussion, unlimited revision passes, any time feedback
  • ~64k word Young Adult, Science Fiction about a girl whose safety depends upon her ability to accept and give voice to her mute foster sister’s foreboding visions of the future.
  • Sample available upon request
  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, discussion, unlimited revisions, any time feedback
  • ~125k word Young Adult, Science Fiction about a young girl dealing with family loss and the tough choices she must make when time travel becomes a real and possible solution; STEM oriented, with a focus on physics and relativity theory
  • Sample available upon request.

  • Developmental edit, in doc comments, line copy, discussion, unlimited revision passes, any time feedback
  • ~84k word Adult, Sci-Fi space adventure featuring an infectiousness crew who blur the lines between saving the world and incurring a massive bounty.
  • Sample available upon request

2016

Private work for friends, family, and peers. Most fiction work focused on review; academia proofing focused on line copy and comprehension; blog editing focused on line copy and marketability.