Honors

  • NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Challenge – 2021
    • Round 1: 6th Place for heat: “Birth Plans” (suspense)
  • Hearth & Coffin Strange & Unusual issue (Vol. 1, Issue 3 – September 2021)
  • NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge – 2021
    • Round 1: 1st Place for heat: “And Chickie Makes Three” (romantic comedy)
    • Round 2: 1st Place for heat: “Sacked” (action/adventure)
    • Round 3 results pending
  • NYC Midnight 100-word Microfiction Challenge – 2021
    • Round 1: 5th Place for heat: “Scareplane” (comedy) – now available from 101 Words
    • Round 2: 2nd Place for heat: “Pinocchio in Puberty” (comedy)
    • Final Round: Honorable Mention: “Tyler’s Birthday” (drama)
  • The Writer’s Games 2021, Portion 1 (The Writer’s Workout)
    • Event 1: 1st Place: “Some Roots Are Thicker Than Others” (drama) – publishing soon in The Writer’s Workout’s 2021 72 Hours of Insanity anthology
    • Overall: Top 20 finisher
  • NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge 2021
    • Round 1: 1st Place for heat: The Witch at the End of the World (fantasy)
    • Round 2: Honorable Mention: Away Games (romance)
  • NYC Midnight Short Story Story Challenge 2021
    • Round 1: 5th Place for heat: “Amber Rivera and the Many Tiny Faces” (drama)
    • Round 2: Honorable Mention: “Three Tales for Today” (fairy tale)
  • Patty’s Short Stax, a Breaking Rules Publishing editor’s-choice “best of 2020” collection
    • Selected for “best of” collection: “Matthew, Oliver, and the Most Epic Prom-posal Westbury High Ever Saw” (young-adult bromance) – Available for purchase in print or digital
  • WritersWeekly 24-Hour Short Story Contest – Winter 2021
    • Honorable Mention: “Round and Round, Forever” (suspense)
  • Ink 2 Screen Monthly Writing Challenge – October 2020
    • Winner: Seeing You Through the Steam (steampunk/superhero screenplay)
  • NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Challenge – 2020
    • Round 1: 5th Place for heat: ha (suspense)
  • WritersWeekly 24-Hour Short Story Contest – Fall 2020
    • Honorable Mention: “Rag Doll” (horror)
  • WritersWeekly 24-Hour Short Story Contest – Summer 2020
  • NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Contest – 2020
    • Round 1: 9th Place for heat: “Victorian Disco Vampires — FROM OUTER SPACE!!!” (science fiction)
    • Round 2: 4th Place for heat: “Beer, Bears, and Bath Salts: A True Crime Exclusive from Hollywood Holly” (crime caper)
  • The Story Engine/The Shortest Story 100-word Microfiction Contest – 2020
  • NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge – 2020
    • Round 1: 1st Place for heat: Fossil of Decorum (spy)
    • Round 2: Honorable Mention: The Indulgence (science fiction)
  • River Styx Microfiction Contest – 2020
    • Finalist: “For Mischief” (drama), “A Friend from Childhood” (horror), and “Unscouted Territory” (horror)
  • NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge – 2020
    • Round 1: 1st Place for heat: “From Pepper Valley” (romance) – audio recording now available from A Story Most Queer
    • Round 2: 5th Place for heat: “Mute and Mutability” (romantic comedy)
  • Furious Fiction – December 2019 (Australian Writers’ Centre)
  • Weird Christmas Flash Fiction Contest – 2019
  • NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Challenge – 2019
    • Round 1: 3rd Place for heat: The Toll (romance)
    • Round 2: 2nd Place for heat: The Front (horror)
  • NYC Midnight Microfiction Challenge – 2019
    • Round 1: 1st Place for heat: “A Friend from Childhood” (horror)
    • Round 2: Honorable Mention: “Wedlock” (horror) – now available from Trembling With Fear
  • The Molotov Cocktail Flash Monster Contest – 2019
    • Short List: “I Hate Vermonica F. (And You Should Too!)” (monster/comedy) – now available from Fat Cat Magazine
  • NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge – 2019
    • Round 1: 1st Place for heat: “Even Bad Guys Have Good Days in Excelsior City” (crime caper) – now available from Wyldblood Press
    • Round 2: 1st Place for heat: “Matthew, Oliver, and the Most Epic Prom-posal Westbury High Ever Saw” (romance) – now available for purchase in hard copy or digital from Triangle Writers Magazine
    • Round 3: Honorable Mention: “Holding” (ghost story) – now available from Metaphorosis
  • NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge – 2019
    • Round 1: 3rd Place for heat: Alejandro Cruz & His Planetary Pirates, Episode IX: Cruising the Galaxy for Love (romantic comedy)
    • Round 2: Honorable Mention: Shards of Discipline (ghost story)
  • NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge – 2019
    • Round 1: 1st Place for heat: “Something Innocent and Benign” (fantasy) – now available from The Weird and Whatnot
    • Round 2: 3rd Place for heat: “Through the Darkest of Stars, Toward the Cruelest of Fates” (ghost story) – now available from Bowery Gothic
  • NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Challenge – 2018
    • Round 1: 2nd Place for heat: Some Days You Get the Dirt: A Joey Stone Mystery (mystery)
    • Round 2: 12th Place for heat: EYES (horror)
    • Round 3: 3rd Place for heat: OPERATION: Get My Gay Friend a Date (romantic comedy)
  • NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge – 2018
    • Round 1: 3rd Place for heat: “Grandmama Pickleberrry and the Terrific Teens in ‘The Return of the Boardwalk Boogeyman'” (ghost story)
    • Round 2: 4th Place for heat: “And Trah-lah-lah to You Too!” (mystery)

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