I'm an American writer, currently living in the Midwest. My background is mostly in creative writing (prose and poetry) and journalism. My writing style combines an appreciation for traditional forms with a youthful energy and drive. I have a particular fondness for world-building; one of my own current projects is approaching a high-fantasy world with a hard science fiction mindset.
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I have a firm background in English writing and grammar (diagramming sentences!). Studying Latin and Ancient Greek has added new dimensions to my writing...
Let's begin with who I am: a young, privately-educated college student with a rigorous background in great literature, English grammar, and classical languages and philosophy. I worked for my high-school newspaper for the full four years I spent there, rising to become the Editor-in-Chief my senior year. After I graduated high school I took a position as a staff writer at a local independent paper, and was promoted to News Editor before the end of my first year there. I have had my poetry published in several collections, and am currently working on several novels. I've frequently also found work editing everything from academic papers to college applications and short stories. My portfolio contains a few examples of my work.
My primary service is writing. I draw from a variety of styles for my own work, and thus can easily accommodate a variety of requirements. I am especially skilled at fantasy and science-fiction writing, but keep active in all genres and fields.
This can include writing a stand-alone piece to your specifications, or a companion story to yours for a larger project. I can write introductions, summaries, or other additions to your existing work. I can iterate several variations on a theme, character, or setting to help you flesh out an idea and its consequences. Although I work best in fiction, I can also write academic, technical, or personal pieces from your prompt. I can't dance the can-can, but I can feel a bit put-out at how dry this paragraph was...
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