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Arlington, VA

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January 18, 2014

Why do you want to join the group? Please tell us something about yourself

I would love some input and constructive criticism from intelligent wordsmiths. I want to get involved in the give and take of ideas about writing with other authors. Workshopping writing projects with my peers sounds like an ideal afternoon to me!

What writing experience have you had? (New writers are welcomed and encouraged to attend!)

I am the author of a teen fantasy novel, "Pandalai," which was optioned for a film by Lakeshore studios. Many novel beginnings and short stories litter my desk, each desperately crying out for a decent workshop.

Are you currently working on any projects?

My two main projects at the moment are "Ruin Maker," an urban fantasy graphic novel I'm working on with my brother (who happens to be an artist), and expanding an occult mystery short story to a longer format.

Do you have skills that you would be willing to share with the group?

I am a student of rich, elaborate writing with description that engages readers. I've taught creative writing and critical thinking to students of all ages, and my extensive knowledge of the Beats, fantasy, and science fiction could be a boon to writers in those genres.


I studied creative writing at UCLA, and I've been a writer for all my life. I'm currently interested in fantasy, science fiction, magical realism, stream-of-consciousn­ess writing, and

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