Gallery display with a sampling of my handwritten journals (2009)

Gallery display with a sampling of my handwritten journals (2009)


2017 / Double Major BFA, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO_Filmmaking/Creative Writing

2013 / MediaBistro, Copywriting: Creative Ad Writing

2011-2013 / Truman State University, Kirksville, MO_English Department

2009 / University of Chicago, Chicago, IL_Creative Writing Workshop



/ 2017 / Five Steps to Writing Compelling Characters-(Kansas City Art Institute, Avila University)

                 Making Metafiction-(H&R Block Artspace)



/ 2017  Say You're Sorry-Short fiction (Available at Making Metafiction)

/ 2014  A Birthday Card.-Commercial (Available at Target)

               Dust to Dust-Short fiction (Kawsmouth)

/ 2009  Canon-Poetry (Elementia)

/ 2008  Boy was on a Cloud-Poetry (Elementia)

/ 2007  Talking with Teens-Non-fiction (Muslim Girl Magazine)

               Dim-Short fiction (No Roses Magazine/Elementia)

               In Which Jamie Has a Nightmare-Short fiction (No Roses Magazine)



/ 2018 Novelist (2013)-KC Film Fest

/ 2017 Fearsome Pole (2014)-KC Film Fest

             This Map Is Not Real. (2017)-2017 Annual BFA Exhibition

             Five Apples Today (2016)-Spring 2017 KCAI Student Exhibition

/ 2014 Dictum (2014)-Alamo Student Exhibition

              Perimeter (2014)-Alamo Student Exhibition

/ 2015 Boy Found In (2015)-Alamo Student Exhibition

             Fearsome Pole (2014)-Middle of the Map Fest

             So What Are You About (2015)-Alamo Student Exhibition



2017-Present / MakerSpace Facilitator

I work with a team to assist visitors with digital fabrication, A/V production, coding, project management and more. 

2017 / Homework Help Tutor, Public Library

 For this grant funded program, I work as an after school tutor for students K-12 grade. 

2017 / Assistant Instructor--Kumon Math and Reading Center

 I work with Early Learning and Primary Instruction students, and grade during class hours. 

2017 / Consultant

I do in-person and by-phone consulting for those seeking help with resumes, workshops, scripts, audience-building and other writing-intensive endeavors.  I currently take clients through my website and by referral.

2016-2017 / Writer/Director, Delta Phi

Delta Phi is a feature-length film about a real woman named Princess who writes about men who aren’t. Seriously, they’re imaginary. And they know it. Learn more at

2011-Present / Founder and Writer, Making Metafiction

Making Metafiction is a website about metaphysical fiction, or “metafiction.” I blog about metafictive devices in entertainment and progress on original productions.

2016 / Line Producer, KCPT-Kansas City PBS

Interned as a producer and production assistant on various sites. Did outreach and script supervision.

2016 / Sound Designer/Recordist, Migrant and Refugee Services of NE KC, Kansas

Worked with Cyan Meeks Productions LLC as sound technician, designer and voiceover talent for tutorial videos made for new Americans.

2014 / Instructor-Primary Learning, Kumon Math and Reading Center

Prepared student folders and guided them one-on-one through their Kumon course plans.

2008-2012 / Content Writer,  Public Library

Written content for promotional literature.  Also contributed to design and art direction for Elementia.

2009-2011 / Instructor-Writing, Education Volunteer, Public Library

Acted as writer-in-residence/volunteer. Later hired to teach workshops to youth ages 9-16.



2017 / Regional Emmy Nomination

I worked on the production team for Beyond Belief, a short documentary for KCPT. Mostly did work as a line producer, some cinematography and sound production as well. 

2013 / KCAI Merit Scholarship

Awarded based on portfolio

2009 / Alphapointe Student Honoree, Alphapointe Association for the Blind

Student honorees sponsored to attend Alphapointe's annual Dining in the Dark event: a formal dinner which takes place in complete darkness.

2009 / NaNoWriMo winner

Completed a 50,000 word manuscript in the span of thirty days

2009 / Presidential Service Award

Second year running of documented community service

2008 / Presidential Service Award

Minimum 100 hours of documented community service



_Writing (fiction, screenplay, journalism, copywriting, correspondence)

_Film Production

_Video Editing

_Motion Graphics



_Copy Editing

_Public Speaking


_Project Management




_Adobe Creative Cloud



_Microsoft Office



_Customer Service

Specific workplaces/references available to employers upon request.