“How now, spirit! Whither wander you?”
Born and raised in Maryland, I am a bookworm, Whovian, honorary Gilmore Girl, aspiring cosplayer, Shakespeare enthusiast, and frequent visitor to a galaxy far, far away. I grew up intending to become a novelist, while simultaneously developing a love of movies. At age three, I was quoting The Wizard of Oz. In college, I started reading screenplays and developed a more cinematic creative style. I dove into film study and have been in love with it ever since.
In 2017, I self-published my first novel, Resistance Rising: A Genre Wars Novel, which is available on Amazon. The book was inspired by the web series Genre Wars: Resistance Rising, for which I also wrote the screenplay.
I work a video editor and writer for DUO Media Productions, an award-winning, full service media production company in the Washington, DC area.
As such, I am also a part of DUO’s sister company, Star Wipe Films. Star Wipe has been producing short films for over ten years, balancing between larger, independent projects – such as Apocalypse Rock – we participate in film competitions, including the 48 Hour Film Project and the 72 Hour Film Fest, at which our film, Sophia, won Best Professional Film and Best Cinematography.
My backstory: I graduated Cum Laude from Stevenson University with a Bachelor’s in Film/Video. I produced my first short film, The Stranger, in June of 2010; I also wrote the screenplay (adapted from the book), directed, and edited. I have worked as Script Supervisor , Videographer and Editor. Films credits include: Enemy of the Reich, Sally Pacholok, The Rangers, Book Smithed, The Great American Wheat Harvest, and more.
I worked five consecutive summers for the School of Creative and Performing Arts – an organization specialized in the education of film, acting, dance and photography for young adults.
I currently live in Frederick, Maryland and love it here. When I’m not working, you can find me dreaming up my next cosplay, or reading, writing, and scheming at the local coffee house.