I’m a writer and a teacher. I have a Ph.D in English Rhetoric and Composition and have been teaching college writing for a decade. My research focuses on looking at digital media and genre in ways that value audiences and fans while appreciating creator work. I am especially interested in game studies. I write optimistic but complex second-world fantasy. I sometimes stream my writing process on Twitch and sometimes stream Let’s Plays of games.
This blog focuses primarily on teaching, writing, and digital media. Sometimes cats.
This is an inclusive space, and we’re all learners here. Let me know if you have any ideas I can implement to make my work more accessible!
My most recent blog posts are below. Thank you for visiting!
Sneaking In Time To Write
Most writing advice for adults includes setting a routine that blocks out time for writing. If your brain knows that on Wednesdays at 10 am after you’ve taken the kids to school and the dog for a walk and gotten your second cup of coffee, it’s time to write, then you can pretty reliably expect…
One Lesson Plan, Two Results
Stay tuned for the end-of-term life update below the main content! Conflicting Lesson Results One of the most frustrating things about teaching is just how unpredictable a lesson plan can be. If you’ve been teaching the same content to different groups of students for any length of time, you’ve probably had this experience: You carefully…
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