Publications

ARTICLES:

6 Red Flags To Look For As An Interviewee
(Published Jul. 15, 2017)

An article about bad interviewing practices to watch out for as a job applicant.

 

Am I Changing or Is the World?
(Published on Nov. 28, 2017 on Patriot Not Partisan)

This is a piece analyzing the saying “If you’re not a liberal by twenty you have no heart, and if you’re not a conservative by thirty you have no brain,” and finding a different interpretation than traditional.

Commune On The Mountain
(Published March 2017 on World Nomads)

I applied for an Travel Writing Fellowship, and this was the application essay about traveling to the Amalfi Coast with my wife on our honeymoon, and a beautiful little community we found in the mountains above the sea.

 

Doctor Who: An Introduction to the Whoniverse
(Published on December 7, 2017 at World’s Best Media)

An introduction for anyone who hasn’t ventured into the world of Doctor Who, and is wondering what all the fuss is about.  I explain all the bits and pieces you need to know about, as well as giving you a list of episodes that will help you get a feel for what the show is at its best.

 

Father’s Day Guest Blog
(Published Jun. 16, 2017)

This is a personal story about being a ‘stay at home dad’ after having been laid off.  I shared the benefits which are less apparent than the down sides.

From CAD Design to Prototype — A Look at 3D Printing File Formats
(Published Nov. 10, 2016)

This is an article I wrote about how different 3D file formats affect 3D printing output. For engineers and designers working with 3D printers, the file formats can have a large impact on the products that they’re creating.

 

How To Treat Source Material
(Published Sep. 14, 2017 on The World’s Best Blog with Paul Wright)

An article discussing the different ways that comic books, and novels, and other written media can be adapted to visual media, and how literal translation isn’t always the best option.

 

Oh The Horror!: A non-Horror Fan’s Journey
(Published Oct. 22, 2017 on The World’s Best Blog with Paul Wright)

In honor of Halloween, I wrote an article about my own personal experiences with the horror genre, and specifically Saw, The Human Centipede and other nightmare inducing fare.

Star Wars Retrospective (Part 2): Episode II Attack of the Clones
(Published Nov. 1, 2017 on World’s Best Media)

With Star Wars Episode VIII coming out in December, World’s Best Media is doing a retrospective series covering each of the prior films, I was tasked with writing about Attack of the Clones.

 

What I’d Like to See:
(Published on The World’s Best Blog with Paul Wright)

I write a column over on the The World’s Best Blog that isn’t so much news about comics, movies, and TV shows, but explains where I hope the creators take the properties as they expand upon the stories.


BOOKS:

Everything I’ve Got: A Collection of Short Stories, Poems, and Essays

This is a collection that I wrote over a span of five years while going to school.  I tend to write stories that are either deeply personal, or that I find amusing.  The poetry is entirely personal, mostly inspired my my family, or beliefs.  The essays tend to be rants that are written in what I consider to be a stand-up comedy style of prose.


LETTERS:

Dear Grandma
(Published Aug. 22, 2017 on Things I’ve Never Said)

An open letter to my Grandmother, expressing the things that I regret having not said to her while she was alive.


SHORT STORIES:

The Golden Derby
(Published Jul. 3, 2017 in The Penmen Review)

This is a story about a man who has to face a tough decision regarding his daughter and her boyfriend.