Tiered Seas

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Tiered Seas is a first draft of a young adult novel. It is set in a fantasy world and uses worldbuilding and character development as the primary vehicles of the story. The story follows Edric as he travels across the

Tiered Seas is a first draft of a young adult novel. It is set in a fantasy world and uses worldbuilding and character development as the primary vehicles of the story. The story follows Edric as he travels across the seas to save his home at the urging of the dragon Mallen, and largely focuses on the relationship between these two characters.
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2024-05
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Girlhood: A Collection of Short Stories

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Two short stories that span the adolescent and early adulthood genre, demonstrating appropriate voice to the age level and adolescent developmental challenges.
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2024-05
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Let Me Know When You Change Your Mind

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This creative project contains three short stories about people who disagree. Each story explores the idea of disagreement and argumentation from a different point of view and a unique perspective.
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2024-05
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A Research and Retelling of Beauty and the Beast

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My thesis is a creative writing project. I wrote the first chapter of what will be a book that is an original retelling of Beauty and the Beast. There is an analytical component, which is an essay comparing various retellings

My thesis is a creative writing project. I wrote the first chapter of what will be a book that is an original retelling of Beauty and the Beast. There is an analytical component, which is an essay comparing various retellings of Beauty and the Beast, in different forms, to the original fairy tale to see how the themes continue through all the different retellings.
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2024-05
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Vestigials: A Novel

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Academic interests combined into a speculative science fiction novel. Concepts from American Sign Language, mechanical engineering, and journalism studies were all utilized during development of the novel.
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2024-05
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Metamorphosis Behind the Closet Door: Analysis of Queer identities through Monstrous Transformations

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Queer individuals are frequently perceived as ‘the Other’ and thus, ‘the Other’ that exists in the imagination of writers as creatures and monsters to terrify audiences frequently take on queer characteristics. However, to examine these monsters, their transformations, and the

Queer individuals are frequently perceived as ‘the Other’ and thus, ‘the Other’ that exists in the imagination of writers as creatures and monsters to terrify audiences frequently take on queer characteristics. However, to examine these monsters, their transformations, and the communities that connect to them further, we must step away from the cis, straight view of ‘normality’ and attempt to discuss the creature from within. This paper aims to examine the experiences of individual queer identities as they transition out of assumed heteronormativity and into ‘the Other’ themselves through the monsters that each identity aligns itself with narratively.
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2023-12
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Sad people drinking, dying, and surviving

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A collection of three short stories whose goal is to think about the differences between the lives of Tamil speaking Indians living in India and Tamil speaking Indians living in the US as immigrants. The central conflict in all three

A collection of three short stories whose goal is to think about the differences between the lives of Tamil speaking Indians living in India and Tamil speaking Indians living in the US as immigrants. The central conflict in all three stories comes from a general sense of discomfort around family members made worse by the personal ideology of each story’s central character. Their family is more aligned with Indian values but they feel more aligned with American values.

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2023-05
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Gallery of Unexpected Relics: What She Left Behind

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In this set of interconnected vignettes, I explore the objects left behind, and how these everyday items are imbued with a sense of veneration because they belonged to a departed loved one.

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2022-05
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The Art of the Novella

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For this Creative Project, I decided to explore the elements that set novellas apart from other genres and then experiment writing in the form. In doing so, I took into account three main categories: Plot Structure, Character Development, Style/Format, and

For this Creative Project, I decided to explore the elements that set novellas apart from other genres and then experiment writing in the form. In doing so, I took into account three main categories: Plot Structure, Character Development, Style/Format, and then used my findings to write 45 pages of a novella titled Emmy and Me.

Date Created
2021-05
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Ghosts in the Shade of Cottonwood Trees: A Family History Narrative

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This work of creative nonfiction explores the life of the writer's great-grandmother, Madge Richardson, and her sister Annie Richardson Johnson, as daughters of polygamist families and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the religious colony

This work of creative nonfiction explores the life of the writer's great-grandmother, Madge Richardson, and her sister Annie Richardson Johnson, as daughters of polygamist families and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the religious colony of Colonia Díaz, Chihuahua, Mexico. The piece depicts several highs and lows in the late 19th to early 20th century pioneer town, with an emphasis on the mass exodus and devastation that occurred during the Mexican Revolution.
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2020-05
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