Bylines

Creative Features:

“Where I Create/Write,” Rogue Agent 8 (2015), in which I provide a snapshot of my writing life and its whereabouts: link

Essays:

On Digital Marketing, Social Media, and Freelance Writing:

“Running Out of Ideas? Here’s How to Uncover Topics Related to Your Passion,” Initium: How Writerpreneurs Think! on Medium (August 2018): link

“How to Include SEO While Keeping Your Writer’s Brain Happy: Avoiding ‘Dumbing Down’ Your Writing Style While Accommodating SEO,” Initium: How Writerpreneurs Think! on Medium (July 2018): link

“Get Your Work Out There Like a Persistent Facebook Advertisement: How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Writing,” Initium: How Writerpreneurs Think! on Medium (July 2018): link

On Environmentalism:

“Watch Shark Week for Fun. Do These Five Things to Make a Difference.,” Medium (July 2018): link

On Film and TV (Entertainment):

“There Are So Many Easter Eggs in IT: Chapter Two,” Stream Queens (September 2019): link

“Tell Me Now: Is Harry Potter Coming to NYC?,” (September 2019): link

On Mental Health:

“What We Should Learn from This Employer’s Response to a Worker’s Mental Health Day,” Motherly (July 2017): link

On Music:

“Songs in the Mirror,” Memoir Mixtapes (July 2018): link

On Sports:

“What Coming in 2nd Means to Croatia: The Wild and Heart-Warming Receipt of Their Finals-Placing Team Said More about Croatian Heart than Winning Ever Could.,” Medium (July 2018): link

On Trending Topics: (reverse-chronological order)

“Woman On Virgin Atlantic Flight Receives Onslaught Of Sexually Inappropriate In-Flight Messages From Male Passengers,” Percolately (October 2019): link

“Authorities Baffled After Woman Somehow Boards Delta Flight Without ID Or Boarding Pass,” Comic Sands (October 2019): link

“Pro-Trump Group Admits To Staging Bizarre ‘Eat The Babies’ Moment At AOC Town Hall,” Comic Sands (October 2019): link

“Police On The Hunt For Woman Who Climbed In Bronx Zoo Enclosure To Taunt Lion,” and “Woman Who Climbed Into Bronx Zoo Enclosure To Taunt Lion Identified,” Comic Sands (October 2019): link

“Family Sues Best Buy After Delivery Man Beat 75-Year-Old Florida Customer And Set Her On Fire,” Percolately (September 2019): link

“Controversial Podcaster Not Sorry For Suggesting That Cheaper Movie Theaters Are More Likely To Be Shot Up,” Percolately (September 2019): link

“Body Of Student Who Died In His Dorm Room Wasn’t Found For Almost Two Months,” Comic Sands (September 2019): link

“Florida Eighth Grader Arrested After Threatening To Kill Minorities In Group Chat Because ‘White Lives Matter,'” Percolately (September 2019): link

“Devasted Woman Pays Tribute To Her Boyfriend After He Drowns While Proposing To Her Underwater,” Percolately (September 2019): link

“9-Year-Old Genius Fills Old Lip Balm Tube With Cheese So She Can Snack On It During Class,” Comic Sands (September 2019): link

“North Carolina Sheriff Charged In Alleged Murder Plot To Keep Deputy From Releasing Racist Recording,” Comic Sands (September 2019): link

“Police Arrest Suspected Florida Serial Killer After DNA Links Him To Four Unsolved Murders,” Comic Sands (September 2019): link

“Ohio Daycare Workers Charged After Teacher Sits By As Aide And Students Abuse 5-Year-Old Girl,” Comic Sands (September 2019): link

“Disabled Writer Goes Viral After Combating Online Trolls’ Mean Comments With Cheerful Selfies,” Comic Sands (September 2019): link

“Dad Overwhelmed With Messages From Strangers After His Sentimental Instagram Tribute To His Sons Goes Viral,” Comic Sands (September 2019): link

“Map Showing The Average Cost Of Going On A Date In Each U.S. State Has People Doing A Double-Take,” Comic Sands (September 2019): link

“Purple Heart And Bronze Star Awarded To Riley Howell, The Hero College Student Who Died Tackling A Mass Shooter,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

“Photographer’s Book Challenges Racist Sexual Stereotypes About Asian Men,” GeorgeTakei.com (May 2019): link

“Fans Were Wondering Why Aladdin Is So Fully Dressed In The Remake—And The Movie’s Costume Designer Just Responded,” GeorgeTakei.com (May 2019): link

“Prince George Was Asked To Rate His Mom’s New Garden—And His Response Is So Pure,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

Sesame Street Just Introduced A New Muppet Character Who Lives In Foster Care,” GeorgeTakei.com (May 2019): link

“These Pictures and Videos of Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis Playing In A Garden Are A Total Delight,” GeorgeTakei.com (May 2019): link

“New York Just Introduced A New Bill To Make Texting While Walking Illegal,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

“Police Investigate Lawyer Who Heartlessly Pushed A Raccoon Into The Ocean 20 Miles Offshore,” Percolately (May 2019): link

“After Trans Military Ban, Trump Has A Surprising Response To Pete Buttigieg’s Same-Sex Marriage,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

“You Can Soon Use Your Vacation Days To Pay Off Your Student Debt—Here’s How,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

“A New Hampshire Lunchroom Employee Was Fired For Giving Free Food To A Student Who Couldn’t Pay,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

“Bruce Willis Got Booed By Unimpressed Phillies Fans After His Cringe-Worthy First Pitch,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

“The Addition Of A Secret ‘Adversity Score’ To The SATs Has Ignited A Debate About Race And Class In College Admissions,” GeorgeTakei.com (May 2019): link

“16-Year-Old Girl Kills Herself After Polling Instagram To Vote For Life Or Death,” Percolately (May 2019): link

‘The Intense, Star-Studded Trailer for Black Mirror Season 5 Just Dropped, And Fans Are Living For It,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

“People Are Sharing Their Most Hilarious and Cringe-Worthy #PromFails, And Oof.,” Comic Sands (May 2019): link

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Additional Unpublished Essays:

On Books:

“My Favorite YA LGBTQ+ Story Isn’t the Novel You’d Expect,” PDF

“Dear Mom, Why Don’t You Love What You’re Reading?,” PDF

“Dear Fellow Reader, I LOVED Finding Your Bookmark in My Library Check-Out: A Love Letter of Sorts,” PDF

On Culture and Travel:

“Interested in Nature’s Musical Instruments? You Have to Go to Croatia for My Favorite One.,” PDF

On Entertainment:

“A Spoiler-Free Guide To The Best Times To Use The Bathroom During Avengers: Endgame Is Finally Here,” PDF

On Feminism, Motherhood, and Women:

“International Women’s Day: Yes, I Love My Fierce Little Girl,” PDF

On Mental Health:

“I Work Hard Every Day to Be a Good Mother with Two Children and Multiple Disorders.,” PDF

“What Jim Carrey and Ariana Grande Can Teach Us About Light and Rest in the Height of Depression,” PDF

“Here’s Why Being Self-Critical Is So Dangerous to Your Mental Health,” PDF

“As Someone with Anxiety, My Head is the Loudest Place I Know.,” PDF

On Products:

“Description: Urban Bloom Domus Pillow,” PDF

On Sports:

“Cycling in the UK,” PDF

“6 Benefits of Training with a Row Machine,” PDF

On Writing:

“Are Emojis Weakening My Writing?,” PDF

“How to Write Marketing Blogs Your Clients Will Actually Read,” PDF

“What Makes a Good, Professional Blog Post?,” PDF

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