Please enjoy these insights into writing. I hope you find them helpful.

Log Lines and Queries

Before an editor or agent reads one word of your novel, they will read your cover letter. It is the most important writing that a yet-to-be-published author will do in their writing project.


This document contains the structural mask that I use as guidelines for every plot I develop now. This includes my explanation of each part and a link to a YouTube video where a professor walks you through this same concept. Download the RTF and use it as your outline helper.

What is VOICE

VOICE is the general feel of your work relative to other writers. VOICE is what comes out of the choices you make when writing and editing your story. From word choice to plot structure, these decisions happen at every level of your story. Which words do you choose? How do you structure your sentences and paragraphs? Which details do you focus on to tell your story? How do you structure your stories and chapters? Each of these subjects could be a lesson, book, or lifelong study but together they are your writing voice. I will address each question to help you understand what voice is and what it should be.

Overcoming Writer’s Block…The Programmer’s Way

In my computer science classes, this is how they taught me to take on a daunting task, and how I apply that same approach to never having writer's block.

A Reading from My Debut Novel


My LOST HELIX YouTube Playlist

It includes videos about the Science Fiction that inspired LOST HELIX