WRITING SAMPLES

I specialize in writing not just my own material, but writing for various endeavors such as magazine stories, newspapers articles and editorials, or legislative white papers. Highlighted below are 4 pieces that I feel reflect the quality and variety of my work.

 

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BLACKFEET INDIANS BRING NEW 

PERSPECTIVE TO FEMA STRIKE TEAMS 

Newspaper Story for FEMA

October 15, 2005

DALLAS, Texas--Hurricanes are indiscriminate. They strike all people with equal force, without regard to class or social strata, color or background, or religion or cul...

IN CERTAIN CIRCLES...

If the marketing gurus of the new Clay Center in Charleston were seeking the perfect metaphor for their new palace of arts and sciences, they would need look no further than Cavortech, the kinetic sculpture which sits at the nucleus of the facility...

In the arthouse film American Splendor,  Toby, a mentally challenged film lover, tells his friend (and the film’s protagonist), the cartoonist Harvey Pekar, that he is driving from Cleveland to Toledo to see his favorite film.  Pekar asks skeptically, “What kind of mov...

Long before there were railroads, and much longer before there were highways and airports, America's preferred form of travel was on its rivers.  The Mighty Ohio and other rivers were America's first Interstate highways. Travel and trade plied the rivers and created Am...

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EVERY SECRET OF A WRITER'S SOUL, EVERY EXPERIENCE OF HIS LIFE, EVERY QUALITY OF HIS MIND IS WRITTEN LARGE IN HIS WORKS.

-Virginia Woolf

Editorials & Articles
Written for Governor's Office
Addressing Issues

While working on a very contentious project, the opposition used much conjecture to make their case against it. I created these white papers that I called "Addressing Issues" to take on those points one by one.

Documentary Scripts

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