Portfolio

PROJECTS WITH SILVERSTRING MEDIA

Azrael’s Stop: writer and producer. A serial fiction and music project about a tavern where people come to die. azraelsstop.com

Viral Dusty Dead Identity Quiz: writer and designer. A gamelike digital project about our relationship with mass media. dustydead.com

Morning Rituals: writer, designer, producer. A short interactive fiction horror game about coffee. silverstring.itch.io/morningrituals

Glitchhikers: writer and designer. A game about the liminal experience of driving alone late at night. glitchhikers.com

Patient #: writer, designer, producer. A short dialogue-based game built in Unity for the Full Indie Game Jam 2013, about dealing with a mental patient. silverstringmedia.com/patient-number

Before the End of the World: writer and designer. A short interactive fiction game using Twine, about a last journey before the end of the world. Play It

Extrasolar: writer, with Lazy8Studios. A exoplanetary exploration game of conspiracy and intrigue. extrasolar.com

The Time Tribe: co-writer, game designer, transmedia producer, with ThunderSnow Media. A time travel adventure game for kids, based on real history and archaeology, and featuring both digital and real-world play. thetimetribe.com

PUBLISHED WORK

Praetorian Guard
in Fireside Magazine, ed. Brian White (2017)
Read it here.

A Clockwork Heart
in Fireside Magazine, issue 25, ed. Brian White (2015)
Read it here.

Remaker, Remaker
in Fireside Magazine, issue 3, ed. Brian White (2012)
Read it here.

Subtle Poison
in Speaking Out, ed. Steve Berman (2011)
Order at amazon.com

Revelations
a monologue, in the Good Ear Review (2011)
Read it here.

Life: A Play
performed in the Brave New Play Rites reading series at UBC (2009)

Flip City
in Queer Wolf, ed. James EM Rasmussen (2009)
Order at amazon.ca or amazon.com.

ARTICLES

The morality tale of John Green’s FIFA soccer team
An article about John Green’s Let’s Play of FIFA 14.
Memory Insufficient, May 11, 2015

8 things I learned making Extrasolar
An article about game design and storytelling.
Memory Insufficient, April 9, 2015

“Just Happening to be LGBT” Dismisses a Depth of Character
A conversation with Robin Talley about a shared pet peeve. 2 Parts.
Gay YA blog, August 7, 2011.

Coming Out To My Parents
A personal essay about a father’s journey of acceptance.
The Globe and Mail, March 7, 2011.

Rethinking the LGBT Book Shelf
Beyond the segregated book ghetto.
Lambda Literary website, January 27, 2011.

Spider Robinson reaches for the stars
An interview with author Spider Robinson about his new book Variable Star.
Ubyssey UBC student newspaper, November 7, 2006.

More than tricks up his sleeve
A review of David Copperfield’s show in Vancouver.
Ubyssey
UBC student newspaper, January 26, 2007.

BNL more than just musicians
A review of a Barenaked Ladies concert in Vancouver.
Ubyssey
UBC student newspaper, February 16, 2007.

Myth and history go hand in hand
A review of Karen Armstrong’s A Short History of Myth.
Ubyssey UBC student newspaper, March 20, 2007.

Roark: Fresh talent on the scene
A review of Break of Day, the first album by Roark.
Ubyssey UBC student newspaper, April 12, 2007.

Essays

Homosexuality defined by Myth: a brief essay (2007)
An essay on the appearance of male homosexuality in ancient Greek culture and myth, which I wrote for a Classical Studies course at UBC.

Footnotes
Works Cited

The Power of Story: An Exhaustive Essay Exploring a Theory of Myth as Story, and How Stories Affect Us (2009)
A very long essay I was excited to write about how myths and stories are related, which I wrote for a Theories of Myth course at UBC.

Footnotes
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