Writing Portfolio

Welcome to my Writing Portfolio!

I’m still building my Writing Portfolio but check back often for my latest articles, poems, and fiction.

I have a new short story published on Vocal! Read Impossible Things.


Check out my recent Medium articles!

You Are Not The Imposter - Read on Medium

Don’t listen to the voice that says you’re not enough, that you’re the imposter. You aren’t the imposter.

Read more on Medium.

A New Year Every Day

Every New Year’s Day, it feels like we have a fresh start. But what if we could start a New Year every day? There might be a way. Click to read now!

Spillwords Press

You can now read my latest stories, published on Spillwords Press.


You can now read my Reedsy Prompts Short Stories.

Snowdrifts and Echoes

“There is something about the snow here. It may come down softly at first, but it can transform into a full blizzard in little time at all. The last time I’d checked, the snow had been a speck on the horizon. Now the snowflakes looked closer to golf balls.”

Keep Reading on REEDSY

The Great Migration
The Great Migration

“I had dreamed of flying and falling all night. I wondered if that was what it would feel like, all at once exhilarating and terrifying.”

Keep Reading on REEDSY


Enjoy my latest Vocal articles, fiction, and poetry!

The Agreement - you can read the short story now on Vocal!

If you could make anything happen, what would you write onto the void?

Read this short story on Vocal!

Things might seem heavy, but even the smallest sparks in the darkness can save us.

Read on Vocal

Surviving Seasonal Depression in 2020 - Writing Portfolio

If you want to expand your self-care tools, you might enjoy this article. These are some of my favorite self-care routines.

Read now on Vocal

More Published Writing

The Moth - Blog Post

You can read my poem, The Moth on Booksie.

Blog Posts

Recent Posts

Art Poll

I created 31 paintings in 31 days, and you should too.

Last month I participated in Inktober, an art-prompt challenge to create and post a drawing with ink every day of October. And wow, did I learn a lot! I created 31 paintings in 31 days, and this is why you should too. Next time, I want to do a couple of things differently. First of all,…

Black Friday – Early Access to Specials

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Explore my Store or my Art Portfolio if you would like to check out my Artwork instead. Featured writing will be available in my store soon!

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