Writing Samples

Freelance Articles

Review of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway
Vendor Copy

I co-wrote the sales copy (product description) for the following books:

Rocket Fuel

Screw the Valley

Food Over Medicine

Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager

What Addicts Know
Articles and Columns 

The following clips were published during my time as a reporter and columnist for my university’s student newspaper, The Shorthorn.

A Numbers Game” – News feature about the popularity of the game Sudoku on campus.

Flights of Fantasy” – Feature article about the Gamers on Campus club’s regular meetings to play the game Dungeons and Dragons.

Fortunate Turn of Events” – News article about a student appearing on Wheel of Fortune.

Not Your Average Nerd” – Profile on the president of the Gamers on Campus club. This was one of a series of articles on campus leadership.

Natural Selection” – Column about a controversial new museum exhibit examining homosexual behavior in animals.

Even-Spirited” – Column about the craziness of holiday decorations.

Talking Trash” – Column on students who dominate every class discussion.

Don’t Be Afraid of Halloween” – Column encouraging students to wear costumes to school.

Yum Central

This is a retired food blog, which I started post-college to showcase my favorite desserts in and around my hometown.

The Worst Storyline Ever

I was the first runner-up in the 2011 “The Worst Storyline Ever” contest, which is a humorous online contest for writers created by writer/editor Chuck Sambuchino, who creates the Guide to Literary Agents.