Publications

“Steampunk Outing Cut Short by Security Guards.” Guest blog at KPBS. Had biggest hits of month on KPBS blogs. Was written about by Corey Doctorow on Boing Boing. KPBS. Feb 19, 2014.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd edition, 2013. 700-1500 word articles.  14 signed articles on the history/pop culture influence of: Anime, director J.J. Abrams, Autotune, DVRs, Google, GPS,  the Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy, Pacman, Second Life,  the Segway, Texting, TiVo, Twitter, and Viral Videos.

Tom Swift Guide to Life (co-authored). 24 Palmer Street Press, Lulu Books, 2010.  Sample Pages.  Store.

Instructor’s Manual for Kathleen McWhorter’s Pathways for Writing Scenarios: From Sentence to Paragraph. Longman Publishers, Pearson Education, 2006. Camera ready copy of handouts, transparencies, and lesson plans.

Instructor’s Manual for Kathleen McWhorter’s Expressways for Writing Scenarios: From Paragraph to Essay. Longman Publishers, Pearson Education, 2006. Camera ready copy of handouts, transparencies, and lesson plans.

Awards for Writing

3rd Place in the Short Story Contest for the San Diego Public Library for “The Crossing.” 150 short stories (under 3000 words) submitted.  Performance of winners, May 24, 2019.

Conference Choice Award. San Diego State University Writing Conference.  For first chapter of “Deadman’s Switch”–chosen by editor for Kensington Press. Jan 2017.

Edited

Editor.  St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd edition, 2013.  Proofread and updated more than 100 articles from the first edition.

From the Hidden Mickey series by Nancy Temple Rodrique and Dave Smith:

  • Hidden Mickey 2: It All Started…. (2010)
  • Hidden Mickey 3: Wolf! (2011)
  • Hidden Mickey 4: Wolf! Happily Ever After? (2011)
  • Hidden Mickey Adventures 1: Peter and the Wolf (2012)
  • Hidden Mickey Adventures 2: Peter and the Missing Mansion (2013)

24 Palmer Street Press Books:  Proofreading, Layout, Cover Design

  • Victor Horton’s Idea (2012)
  • Holiday Stories for Boys (2012)
  • Beyond the Edge of the World (2013)
  • Tom Swift Guide to Life (2010)
  • Tom Swift Anniversary Editions (Books 1-5 in special format) (2010)