Creative Writing


“Cleansing the Palette” placed first in my group in the first round of the NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge.

“Beating the Odds” published in the Blood Is Thicker anthology, by Iguana Books.

“Ruby Slippers” published in DESCANT magazine, shortlisted in a Writers’ Union of Canada Short Prose Competition and winner in the 2012 National Capital Writing Contest (NCWC).

“Casserole Platelets” published in Writer’s Digest short story collection. 

“Life Expos-ed” published in Byline and first place winner in the 2014 NCWC.

“Open” received second place in the 2011 NCWC.

“Periods, Pads and Stuff” placed third in the 2011 NCWC.

“A Stone in the Temple” received honourable mention in the 2016 NCWC.

“This year’s contest attracted close to 19,000 entries. Your success in the face of such formidable competition speaks highly of your writing talent, and should be a source of great pride as you continue in your writing career.” —Kristen D. Godsey, Editor, Writer’s Digest

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