Resume and Samples
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Book projects on which I was primary or collaborating editor include:
I edited these issues of "Parents Progress" and "Community Connection" (archives courtesy of Messiah College's website) during my tenure as a work-study writer and copyeditor for the Office of Marketing and Public Relations.
Parents Progress, December 2006
Parents Progress, April 2007
Parents Progress, August 2007
Parents Progress, December 2007
Parents Progress, April 2008
Community Connection, Fall 2006/Winter 2007
Community Connection, Spring/Summer 2007
Community Connection, Fall 2007/Winter 2008
Community Connection, Spring/Summer 2008
"Beloved professor retires," published in December 2006 edition of "Parents Progress"
"Parents Council establishes fund for students facing crisis," published in August 2007 edition of "Parents Progress"
"Local face: Resident green thumb beautifies campus," published in Spring/Summer 2007 edition of "Community Connection"
"Dave Tanis: adventures in education," published in Fall 2007/Winter 2008 edition of "Community Connection"
"Faculty couple demonstrates teamwork with style," published in Spring/Summer 2008 edition of "Community Connection"
"Journalist Sonia Nazario to speak at Commencement," published in April 2008 edition of "Parents Progress"
Academic writing selections:
Finding Reality Through Fiction: A Reader's Look at the Middle-East (Capstone thesis paper)
Finding Reality Through Fiction: Annotated Bibliography (MLA annotations sample)
Personal and creative writing selections:
Writing by Creed: Writing by Love (informal essay on writer inspiration and practice)
Portfolio essay: What I Write, and Why (summary of college years, submitted to English Department, Messiah College)
Proposal essay for Finding Reality Through Fiction (defense of thesis choice for Capstone project)
The Laugh of God (creative written response to History of Philosophy course) (Rich Text format)
On Neighbours and Waking Up (two contemplative essays / memory exploration)
A Summer in Three Vignettes (Advanced Writing redux assignment, "How I Spent My Summer Vacation")
"Saint" (published in The Minnemingo Review, spring 2008, XVIII.II)