Writing


Feature Screenplay Samples:

2017 Screenwriting Finalist NaFF Laurels whiteLP – Before he can salvage the relationship with his girlfriend, Cody, a millennial vinyl enthusiast, must first deal with his own insecurities and repair his relationship with his father. *LP was a finalist at the 2017 Cinequest Film Festival and the 2017 Nashville Film Festival, and a 2nd-rounder at the 2017 Austin Film Festival.

first-place-reelheart-film-festival-2016Speak Easy – Prohibition detectives Westlake and Sheffield are on the hunt for the supplier of a new and deadly hooch making the rounds in San Francisco, but will a scheming journalist and a nightclub singer with less-than-noble intentions derail the case and possibly… their friendship? *Speak Easy took first place at the 2016 ReelHeART Film Festival in Toronto.


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– When his wife is murdered and his daughter is kidnapped, a former outlaw must return to the life he gave up, form unlikely alliances, and confront the sins of his past. *Red Valley was a finalist at the Carmel International Film Festival, the Cinequest Film Festival, and a semi-finalist at the Napa Valley Film Festival.

*All works have been registered and copyrighted through the WGA


Short Screenplay Samples:

Rubber Soul – A little tire’s journey home. *Rubber Soul was a finalist at the Cinequest Film Festival and runner-up at the Nashville Film Festival.

Buddies – A young boy and his pup rely on each other to survive life on the streets.


The following appeared in CSU Monterey Bay’s University Magazine:

Growing Our Own – New pathway program addresses South Monterey County teacher shortage.

A Trail For Everyone – Two CSUMB professors have a plan to make the peninsula more accessible.


The following were published on Batman-on-Film:

It’s Time to Bring Back Batman: The Animated Series – Op-Ed

The View Askewniverse: Film’s First Shared Universe – Op-Ed

The Case for Batman’s Malleability – Op-Ed

What I Want in Matt Reeves’ Batman Film – Op-Ed

Justice League – Review / Op-Ed

Fanboys V. Rotten Tomatoes – Op-Ed

Dark Night: A True Batman Story – Review

Making the Case for “Matches Malone” in Matt Reeves’ The Batman – Op-Ed